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Company Manager
Princeton, NJ
McCarter Theatre Center
Full Time
Posted January 03, 2023
The Company Manager provides consistent support for Guest Artists to McCarter in both our Presented and Produced work. The Company Manager is a highly visible representative of McCarter, and maintains excellent relationships with artists, staff, volunteers, local community, and vendors. In addition, this position supports departmental administrative processes, including contract distribution, payroll, budget tracking, and office equipment and supplies management. This position also supervises one full-time seasonal position, Company Management Assistant, and occasional part-time workers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative and General Responsibilities
• Work with Director of Production and Assistant Production Manager to manage travel, housing and hospitality budgets, and to process reimbursements and payments for guest artists as needed.
• Supervise full-time seasonal Company Management Assistant.
• Maintain McCarter leased apartments, including coordination with landlords on lease agreements, maintenance requests, and regular cleaning service
• If needed, scout additional artist apartments for rental and equip and supply apartments
• Supply general company hospitality needs, and work with Assistant Production Manager in planning and executing Production Dept hosted events
• Assist with Production related travel as needed for conferences and co-productions
• Along with Assistant Production Manager, keep ArtsVision database up to date with calendar and artist contact information.
• Adhere to and enforce safe working practices and follow all McCarter safety policies.
• Participate in the work to make McCarter an anti-racist theater. Actively seek ways to improve our work practices to make the Production Department more Equitable and Inclusive.

Produced Work
• Serve as a liaison and concierge for theater series artists: provide local resources and McCarter-specific information; coordinate various contractual obligations and amenities including housing, travel arrangements, ticket requests, grocery trips, local transportation, etc.
• Assign and arrange both short-term and long-term accommodations in McCarter apartments and local hotels.

Presented Work
• Advance travel, catering and other logistical needs for incoming artists and serve as concierge for artists and their staff while in residence.
• Coordinate with Assistant Production Manager, Stage Operations staff and Special Programming Manager to ensure complete coverage of each presented event.
• Provide day-of production and/or hospitality support for performances as necessary.
• Hire and train casual staff to serve as hospitality support for events when not on site personally.
• Set artist hospitality standards for the presented events. Maintain information and physical resources to meet those standards.


• The ideal candidate will have strong skills in collaboration and communication. They will be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects, maintain confidential information with discretion, and exercise good judgment in stressful situations.
• Working knowledge of the AEA, SDC, and USA agreements. LORT experience preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to pick up software and web-based applications quickly with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook necessary. Experience with Tessitura and ArtsVision is a plus.
• Able to work a flexible schedule, include many evenings and weekends.
• Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record are required. Must be comfortable driving a passenger van in various weather conditions including heavy rain and snow.

How To Apply

We encourage all candidates to apply, even if they do not currently meet all qualifications. We know there are great candidates who may not have all of the qualifications listed above, but possess intuitive knowledge or other fully transferable skills. If that is you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. McCarter is committed to on the job training and mentorship. We also encourage candidates who do not live within commuting distance to apply. We are eager to tell you about the area, which includes many communities and towns outside of Princeton. If you are interested in supporting McCarter’s vision, we would love to hear from you. Please email with your name and with “Company Manager” in the subject line to introduce yourself. Please let us know your skills and any applicable work experience. You do not need to submit a formal resume, although they are welcome. Please also mention where you heard about the position. We look forward to learning more about you! McCarter Theatre Center is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application and hiring process for individuals with disabilities if needed and requested. To request disability accommodation, please contact (609) 258-6500 and connect with Human Resources.