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Rogue Artists Ensemble seeking a new Managing Director


About Rogue Artists Ensemble:

Founded in 2004, Rogue Artists Ensemble creates Hyper-theater: original, immersive, multi-dimensional experiences that celebrate the complexity and diversity of Los Angeles. We believe storytelling can be a powerful platform for social change, and we strive to include a multitude of voices and perspectives in the planning and implementation of our artistic work and operations. 

We are dedicated to building brave spaces for conversation, undergoing bi-annual inclusivity assessments and a commitment to equitable hiring practices. Rogue is currently developing an immersive theater app and exploring stories about a closeted stuntperson, the history of the sideshow and its intersection with the disability rights movement, love notes and the scientist Marie Currie.

In addition to creating original works, the Rogue Academy includes our in school programming, workshops and Rogue Lab, our playwright development series. Many of these programs are offered for free and impact over 5,000 community members annually.

Rogue Artists Ensemble is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Rogue Artists Ensemble creates Hyper-theater: original, immersive, multi-dimensional experiences that celebrate the complexity and diversity of Los Angeles.

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View our Inclusivity and Diversity Plan  


Job Summary:

The Managing Director reports to the Board of Directors and provides organizational leadership and long-term direction. Working closely with the Artistic Director, the Managing Director will collaborate with the staff, including our Marketing Manager, Education Manager, bookkeeper and grant writer. The Managing Director will also become a member of the Ensemble and have a voice in the artistic direction of the organization. 

Compensation: To start, the position will be $25/hr with 15 hours/week guaranteed and certain weeks requiring more time pending projects and fundraising goals.


Provides fiscal and organizational leadership for Staff and supports the Board of Directors. 

Drives efforts for long-term strategic planning and fundraising, ensuring that artistic vision and goals are in line with fiscal resources.

Works with Bookkeeper to manage day-to-day finances and accounting for the organization including paying monthly bills, staff and artistic payments.

Maintain an accurate cash flow and present budget reports at quarterly Board Meetings.

Schedules and leads monthly staff meetings; attends monthly ensemble meetings and quarterly Board of Directors meetings.

Creates, negotiates and maintains all legal contracts and agreements. 

Provides administrative oversight to Production staff and Supervises Production Managers.

Basic Qualifications:

At least three years experience working in a not for profit arts organization or equivalent and the ability to multi-task multiple projects at one time.

Excellent leadership skills, ability to collaborate with artists and community members.

Ideal candidates have experience in accounting (Quickbooks preferred), fundraising, the development of new works, maintaining budgets, and working within a variety of communities.

The Managing Director must have a flexible schedule and work remotely from home with ongoing in-person (when safe again) meetings. 


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