17 Jun 2022


Executive Director

Ashland Schine’s Theatre  Ashland, Ohio, United States

Job Description

Are you interested in creating a cultural hub in a thriving downtown community? Do you want to make your mark by opening an exciting new venue and establishing a successful operation from the ground up? If so, this might be the opportunity for you!

We need someone who understands the dynamics of operating a nonprofit, but also seeks to play a role in a shaping these dynamics as a member of the community. The right person can work autonomously, take a sense of ownership in his/her/their work, and understands the importance of building collaborations and partnership with donors, volunteers, and stakeholders. The Executive Director will be the “face” of Ashland Schine’s Theatre and responsible for all aspects of day-to-day management of on-site operations, setting achieving or exceeding financial goals, staff and volunteer supervision, ensuring positive interactions with artists, patrons, donors, and the general public, and working in partnership with the Board of Directors.

Primary Job Duties:
Strategic Planning, Program Development, Financial Management, Staff/Volunteer Leadership, Fundraising/Marketing, Facilities/Operations


Working knowledge of all theatre functions.

Motivational leadership capabilities.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Multi-project time/issue management and the ability to meet deadlines consistently.

Astute financial analysis and oversight.

Critical listening and creative problem-solving skills.

Three or more years senior management experience including hands-on budget management skills, budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting; demonstrates a clear understanding of nonprofit operations.

A track record of leading successful fundraising initiatives.

Experience booking and managing film and performance contracts.

Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups.
Salary Range: $75,000 – $90,000 plus benefits; relocation allowance negotiable.


About Ashland Schine’s Theatre:
Located in downtown Ashland, Ohio, a vibrant and growing community equidistant from Cleveland and Columbus. The Schine’s Theatre fell into decline and was shuttered in 2009. After years of planning, dedicated leadership and hard work, the Theatre will reopen in December 2022 after a multi-million-dollar renovation as the area’s premier cultural arts venue, featuring a 365-day schedule of films, programs, presentations, and special events. The Theatre is a nonprofit organization.


If you are still reading and interested, we’d love to hear from you!

Submit your resume and cover letter to lori@goettler.com (Subject: Schine’s Executive Director).

Applications for this position via social media, in person, telephone, or any method other than the above will not be considered.



Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Executive Director
Ashland Schine’s Theatre
 Ashland, Ohio, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: culture, director, executive director, management, non-profit, and theatre. States: Ohio.
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