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20 Aug 2018

Full-Time Executive Director

Sweetwater & The Clyde Theatre  Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Sweetwater & The Clyde Theatre - job posting

Job Description

The Clyde Theatre, located in Fort Wayne, IN has recently opened its doors to nationally recognized bands, artists and tours.
We have built an amazing team that is passionate about providing the nation’s best concert experience and we’re looking for an experienced leader to serve as the Executive Director of this incredible venue and team.

Powered by Sweetwater Sound, the nation’s #1 online music retailer of pro audio and music instruments, the Clyde Theatre was formerly a 1950’s art deco themed movie theater. It has now been now transformed into a state of the art music venue with world class sound and lighting systems and amenities. 

With a total renovation cost of $9 million dollars, there wasn’t a single corner that was cut to make sure guests of The Clyde receive the best concert experience possible. World-renowned acoustician, Russ Berger (Russ Berger Design Group) was brought in to provide the venue with the industry’s best acoustics. Brand new green room and dressing room space was added for artists. Suites and VIP accommodations were also added for concert goers interested in receiving an even more upgraded experience. 

Our new Executive Director will join and lead a General Manager and team of other experienced managers who have been hand-picked from some of the nation’s top venues and production companies. We are looking for someone who is passionate about live music and has experience managing the operations and overall budget of a well-known music venue with a standing general admission capacity of 1500 or more.

What does the right leader have?

  • 5+ years of experience overseeing the operations, programming and business development of a live music venue with a 1500+ standing general admission capacity
  • Passion for providing unparalleled customer experience and guest services
  • Experience managing a total staff of 50+ full-time and part-time employees
  • Experience working with talent buying for bands, artists, comedians, and other ticketed or private events across diverse genres 
  • Sound decision making and judgment
  • Experience with direction and strategy of venue marketing initiatives
  • Skill with public relations and community outreach efforts
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate non-traditional working hours 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management or related field preferred

For more info on this incredible venue, please visit www.clydetheatre.com

Interested candidates, please send your resume and any supplemental information to jordan_applegate@sweetwater.com

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: director, executive director, management, manager, and theatre. States: Indiana.


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