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The Naples Players is one of the largest non-profit community theaters in the nation, located in scenic downtown Naples, Florida. We have a professional full-time staff with experience ranging from regional theatre to international and off-Broadway. The Naples Players is devoted to their community and relies on the generous volunteers who eagerly participate to create each season.

We are always looking for qualified Directors, Choreographers and Musical Directors. These are contracted positions. Please send your information to Jessica Walck.

 

Director of Finance

Job Title: Director of Finance
Reports to: Executive Artistic Director
FLSA Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Starting at $90,000, commensurate with experience, dental, 401K match, PTO

Hiring Timeline: Anticipated Full-Time start October 2021.

The organization’s first Director of Finance, this position will join the long-standing bookkeeper to oversee and manage all financial systems of The Naples Players with an annual budget of approximately $4M. The Naples Players was able to keep all staff fully employed throughout COVID-19 pandemic; so, a strong commitment to novel, strategic thinking that values quick action and agile approaches is necessary to meet expectations.

A colleague who values collaboration, enjoys process improvement, and excels at personal relationships, the correct individual will work to advance the mission, vision, and values of one of the nation’s largest and leading community-based theatres.

The Director of Finance has the primary responsibility for The Naples Players’ finance operations, including day-to-day accounting processes and financial reporting. Reporting to the Executive Artistic Director, this position partners with the bookkeeper and a dedicated board finance committee to ensure the organization’s overall financial health through the creation and monitoring of detailed budgets and forecasts, seeking to preserve and improve the stellar financial health of the organization.

The Naples Players strives for an inclusive work environment and actively embraces a diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. We highly encourage people of color, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented groups in our community to apply.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • In collaboration with Executive Artistic Director, develop, monitor, and reforecast the annual operating budget along with department heads.
    • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for Executive Artistic Director, Finance Committee, and staff; including P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, department and show reports, and others as assigned.
    • Supervise accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll processing and benefits management – which is also accomplished through an external benefits and payroll company.
    • Ensure daily deposits are being made and that all accounts are balanced and reconciled monthly.
    • Develop and implement internal controls for cash-related activities and all accounting functions.
    • Manage annual audit, 990 preparation, and state charitable registrations, ensuring compliance with GAAP as needed.
    • Oversee all organization credit cards and associated spending policies.
    • Maintain electronic and paper files and records in accordance with best practice retention standards.
    • Liaise with Truist on all matters associated with organization’s endowment.
    • Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:

    • 5+ years of experience in accounting, including financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger experience.
    • Experience leading and preparing non-profit organization through annual audit process with our external auditing partners.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation applications; as well as Quickbooks.
    • Willingness to make decisions and act within established policies and procedures.
    • In-depth knowledge of general accounting concepts and practices (GAAP).
    • Ability to effectively present complex financial information and respond to questions from Executive Artistic Director, department heads, colleagues in the field, and Board of Directors.
    • Keen understanding of non-profit finance practices.
    • Proficiency with defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to remain calm in stressful situations and to demonstrate resilience in times of shifting priorities.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities, qualifications and/or skills:

    • Advanced proficiency using Quickbooks accounting software
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • CPA certification, a plus interest and/or involvement in an arts-related enterprise
    • Sense of humor
    • Experience with Tessitura a plus.

TO APPLY:

Submit a resume and cover letter to:

Bryce Alexander
CEO/Executive Artistic Director
balexander@naplesplayers.org

 

Company Manager

Reports to: Director of Production
FLSA Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Salary Range: $40,000.00+ Annually

Job Description
The Company Manager serves as the primary point of contact when artists, volunteers, and staff need administrative support. The Company Manager job exists to make sure the volunteer and guest artist experience is supported and that these individuals are able to do their job to their fullest ability while feeling appreciated and engaged. 

Duties and Responsibilities
The Company Manager serves as the first point of contact for all artists and, in conjunction with Production and Stage Management, provides assistance and knowledge of The Naples Players’ resources throughout their time at the theater. The Company Manager maintains housing and provides travel along with many essential business services for the company’s projects and productions. Responsibilities include:

  • Arrange cleaning, maintenance, and stocking of company and rented housing.
  • Collect necessary paperwork from artists including bios and headshots. Ensure artist key badges are active and working on the correct schedule. Update the Bio Database on Drive as needed. 
  • Collect and process reimbursements, travel, and housing expenses in accordance with accounting policies.
  • Resolve all concerns of guest artists as they relate to department activities.
  • Coordinate facility cleaning and maintenance. 
  • Update artist information on the website. 
  • Assist marketing and development with collecting and proofing materials. 
  • Arranging meals as requested. Including for double show days, Gala volunteers, etc.  
  • Maintaining company contact sheets and emergency contact grids.  
  • Tracking and assisting with guest artist (designer & director) LOAs and contracts. 
  • Assist with planning and logistics of facility rentals, be the production representative for meetings with potential renters as directed. 
  • Creation and distribution of cast packets.
  • Pick up guest artists and interns from the airport. 
  • Attend first rehearsals, welcoming our artists to the process. 
  • Distribute checks to teaching artists, interns, musicians, onsite artistic team, etc.
  • Distribution of keys for new staff, creation of building alarm codes for staff, and designing nametags for staff and others as needed. 
  • Collecting and stamping outgoing mail, refilling postage meter, and reordering supplies as needed. 
  • Maintenance and stocking of the office supply closet. 
  • Printing in house programs for KidzAct shows and Large Print programs for mainstage programming. 
  • Assist in securing performance rights and paying royalties for Readers Theatre.
  • Other duties as assigned and keeping in line with growth of the theater. 

Qualifications

  • Practical work experience either within live performance/theatrical industry or equivalent fields. 
  • Two years of customer service environment. 
  • Must have valid driver’s license and ability to drive company cars. 
  • Basic knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook required. Being able to navigate the Google Suite including Drive preferred. 
  • Property Management experience a plus but not required. 

Working conditions 
Works in typical office environment. Occasionally out of doors.
Irregular work schedule that will average 40- 50 hours a week. Will occasionally work nights and on the weekend.
Some lifting up to 30lbs required.

Benefits
Full time positions include the following benefits- 
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
401k Plan with employer match
Time off benefits including personal days and paid holidays.

TO APPLY:

Submit a resume and cover letter to:
Bryce Alexander
CEO/Executive Artistic Director
balexander@naplesplayers.org

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(239) 434-7340, ext. 101
jwalck@naplesplayers.org


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