Rogue Artists Ensemble seeking MANAGING DIRECTOR


Los Angeles art collective Rogue Artists Ensemble is seeking a MANAGING DIRECTOR to manage Rogue Artists Ensemble’s Staff and Artists. We are seeking an arts administrator who believes in our mission and the work we are doing to join our organization as a key decision maker. This key role will directly support the work of Rogue Artists Ensemble both locally in Los Angeles and also touring work, when needed. We are seeking a Managing Director to help grow our arts organization, coordinate numerous competing priorities and provide vision and leadership for a passionate team of artists.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director provides leadership and managerial direction. Overall responsibilities include maximizing earned and contributed revenue, cultivating community relationships, and overseeing all administrative, operational, and financial goals to ensure the continued financial success of Rogue Artists Ensemble. The Managing Director works collaboratively with the Artistic Director, the Board of Directors and staff to achieve best business practices and fiscal accountability and communicate the group’s institutional vision.

The Managing Director must have a flexible time commitment and be able to work approximately 20-30 hours per week remotely with ongoing in-person meetings with the staff, board and ensemble. Ideal candidates have experience in accounting (Quickbooks) and maintaining budgets.

Compensation: Monthly Stipend will increase up to $800 stipend per month after first 90-days.



Institutional Advancement:

• Serves as a spokesperson to the community in articulating and advocating for the organizational impact and role of the company.

• Oversees public communications for marketing, branding, and outreach continuity/effectiveness.

• Provides leadership for fundraising, working closely with the Board of Directors and Grant Writers to energize participation in these efforts.

Strategic Planning & Governance:

• Drives efforts for long-term strategic planning and institutional brand building, financial stability, and responsible production.

• Ensures that artistic vision and goals are in line with fiscal vision and goals.

• Leads the execution of our strategic plan with Artistic Director

• Works with Board Leadership to cultivate, develop, and improve board participation and function.

• Prepares written and verbal reports for presentation at Board Meetings.

Finance & Administration:

• Provides fiscal and organizational leadership, including guidance to all administrative staff to maximize effectiveness and productivity.

• Develop and manage accurate annual budgets and cash- flow projections.

• Monitors financial position and makes recommendations to the Board and/or takes action as appropriate.

• Hires, trains, and supervises staff, and oversees the effective use of financial resources needed to responsibly achieve the organization's goals and objectives.

Programs & Operations:

• Updates & maintains all day-to-day finances and accounting for the organization in Quickbooks, including all monthly bills, staff and artistic payments

• Schedules and leads staff meetings; leads board meetings with board chair.

• Works closely with staff to identity areas of possible expansion of programs and ventures, consistent with adequate funding sources.

• Creates, negotiates and maintains all legal contracts / agreements with vendors and staff

• Provides administrative oversight to Production staff.

• Maintain calendar of events, deadlines, and production.

To Apply:

­Email a resume and cover letter to Darcie Crager at

In your cover letter, please list your current job(s) and commitments

Start Date: January 1, 2019

Will remain open until filled.