Company Manager

Little Island is seeking a Company Manager to join the Artistic Programming Department. Little Island is home to three unique outdoor spaces for social gathering and live performance. The Company Manager will work closely with the General Manager and the producing team to provide a high standard of care and hospitality to Little Island artists. They will serve as the primary contact and concierge for artists throughout their tenure at Little Island by managing the artist experience, payroll, sharing company communications, educating artists on Little Island policies and procedures, coordinating various contractual obligations, maintaining hospitality standards and addressing human resources-related matters.

The ideal candidate is organized, thorough, and has a passion for engaging with artists, ensuring that they feel welcome and have the information they need to have a successful and memorable experience with us on Little Island. This role reports directly to the General Manager.

About the Role

  • Salary Range: $70,000 – $75,000
  • Job Type: Full-Time, Year-Round
  • Employment Status: Exempt
  • Schedule Expectations: Schedule will include nights, holidays, and weekends in support of the summer programming season as well as off season development work
  • Projected Start Date: Week of April 29, 2024
  • How to Apply: Please visit our website www.littleisland.org/employment for more information about the role and click the ‘Apply Here’ button to submit your application. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please let us know at jobs@littleisland.org

What You’ll Do

  • Process weekly payroll, contractor payments, union benefit reporting, and reimbursements for artists and creative team members
  • Facilitate the onboarding of artists and creative teams by leading collaboration with Little Island Administrative Department to ensure appropriate access, IT accommodations and orientation session needs are met and carried out efficiently
  • Address human resource related concerns in conjunction with the Stage Management teams, General Manager and Human Resources team
  • Work closely with General Manager and Producing team to develop and maintain artist hospitality standards and be the primary point of contact for artists, creatives performers
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Manager of Workforce Development and house management team to ensure the FOH plans and processes correspond to the artistic programming needs of the venue and each specific project
  • Oversee and manage programming company member’s house seats, travel and housing arrangements, and other contractual obligations as needed
  • Assist General Manager with contract administration and record keeping
  • Share in onsite representation of the Artistic Programming team upholding safety, human resource and other departmental policies to artists as needed throughout development, rehearsal, tech and production processes
  • Other duties and tasks related to the park and its operations as assigned by General Manager

What You Bring 

  • 4+ years’ experience in company management, senior stage management or arts administration working closely with performing artists
  • Experience prioritizing and managing information across multiple projects and maintaining confidential information with discretion
  • Familiarity with Artifax and Airtable is a plus; proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must
  • Adaptability and flexibility when responding to changing circumstances associated with live performance (artist needs, inclement weather, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals both within and outside the organization
  • A genuine interest and investment to contribute to our culture of camaraderie and excellence by collaborating and problem-solving cross-departmentally
  • Comfort working in a wide range of temperatures and weather conditions, including light rain, summer heat, and in intermittent direct sunlight
  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for 50% of working time, traverse stairs, and regularly lift 25 pounds
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S.

Benefits and Perks

  • 15 days’ vacation, 7 sick days, up to 3 personal days
  • Health Benefits: medical, dental & vision care
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Basic Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to discounts at neighborhood businesses

Life at Little Island

  • Park employees will spend time onsite at Little Island working in outdoor weather conditions, navigating the entire park multiple times a day, and interacting with park visitors to ensure operations are running effectively. Little Island is ADA compliant, and park employees are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for each other and our park’s visitors.
  • Little Island’s Headquarters, located near the park, provides an open floor plan office, shared work areas and kitchen, a locker room, and rehearsal space. It is a dynamic and multi-use space where employees and artists can collaborate, connect, and unwind in between shifts, meetings, and events.
  • Little Island is a proud equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, familial or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. In short, you are welcome here no matter who you are, where you come from, or what you look like. Our park is for everyone, and so is our workplace.