The Board of Directors for the Holland Theatre in Bellefontaine, Ohio, is searching for candidates to fill the role of Managing Director. The not-for-profit Holland Theatre is a 602-seat historic atmospheric theater that is the centerpiece of a vibrant and growing downtown Bellefontaine, a town of 15,000. The theater draws audience members from our primarily rural county as well as nearby cities including Columbus and Dayton. Completing a multimilliondollar restoration in 2019, the Holland books about twenty-five world-class musical acts per year and partners with community theater groups and other organizations to provide opportunities for local arts engagement. Other staff members include a part-time box office manager and a sound/light technician.


Position Summary
The Managing Director provides strategic leadership in the overall management of the venue. With input from the board, this resourceful individual will oversee the planning and management of events, fundraising, community outreach, and facilities maintenance and improvement. Candidates should exhibit a deep appreciation of the arts and be prepared to implement knowledge of current and emerging venue management and marketing technology, trends, and tools.


Experience and Qualifications
Applicants should have a minimum five years management experience of a venue or public events facility; experience booking shows; knowledge of sound and lighting systems; and experience supervising staff and volunteers, managing budgets, and working with various stakeholders. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills, creative problem-solving skills, and an understanding of how a historic venue, such as the Holland Theatre, can provide excellent audience experiences. Knowledge and passion for innovative industry technologies are necessary and a demonstrable commitment to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion is essential. This position is currently a part-time position, and the salary will be commensurate with the ability to execute the role.


The Holland Theatre is located at 127 E. Columbus Ave, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Please send resume and any questions to office@thehollandtheatre.net.