Assistant Executive Director

The Waterville Opera House is seeking an Assistant Executive Director to assist in overseeing the operations of a non profit theatre.
This is a full time, hourly position.  Hours will vary, but do include nights, weekends, and occasional overtime. The successful candidate is a creative, dedicated, trustworthy individual with leadership skills, computer skills, and writing skills.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of Opera House staff
  • Grant writing
  • Creating and running reports
  • Assisting with preparing annual budget
  • Coordinating with rental groups
  • Reviewing and creating contracts
  • House management during performances
  • Preparing annual program book including recruiting local businesses to advertise
  • Customer service
  • Calendar management
  • Various other administrative tasks including, but not limited to: ticket sales, phone reception, email, etc
  • Other duties as needed

Requirements include:

  • College degree is preferred
  • Familiarity with non-profit development
  • Minimum of 2 – 5 years of related experience
  • Microsoft Office skills (particularly Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and with our team
  • Ability to be flexible and work within a creative environment

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter (in pdf format) to twarner@operahouse.org.  Only email correspondence will be accepted, please no phone calls. Wage will be commensurate with experience.

The Waterville Opera House is an 800 seat, proscenium theater. Annually, WOH produces 5 community theatre productions and hosts many dance performances, comedians, concerts, live broadcasts, films, and other events.   WOH is an equal opportunity employer and a 501c3 non-profit.