Business Manager | Muse of Fire Theatre Company

Submitted by museoffire on Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:23am
Muse of Fire Theatre Company

Muse of Fire is currently entering its 10th season of free professional Shakespeare performances in Evanston and the North Shore community.

The Business Manager supports the planning and execution of an annual one- or two-production summer season in Evanston, IL, with touring venues in the North Shore and Chicago.

Stipend compensation: $7,000/year

Start date: as soon as possible; preferably before June 1, 2018.

Working hours: 10 per week on average, but note that the workload for this company is not evenly dispersed throughout the year, and as such the working hours change from week to week and month to month, with a heavier load in the spring and summer, and a lighter load in the fall and winter.  With the exception of specific meetings, the Business Manager may choose their own working hours as long as deadlines are met.

Work location: This is a work from home position.

Skills & Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate will have an MFA in arts management or commensurate experience in an applicable field; however, we are primarily seeking someone with passion for our mission, and the skills, motivation, reliability and creativity to get things done.

Responsibilities include communications with the Artistic Director, Company members and the Board, and representing and advocatiing for the company to local municipalities, community partners, and local businesses. Administrative and production related tasks will include publicity, marketing, development, fundraising, grant-writing and public relations.

We seek a generous collaborator with a love for theatre and strong written and oral communication skills; someone who is self-motivated, extremely organized, and thinks creatively.

To Apply: 

Please send resume and a one-page cover letter to Artistic Director Jemma Alix Levy at

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Jemma Alix Levy
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