associate general manager resume example with 10 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Highly organized, collaborative general manager with a wide breadth of experience at a variety of producing levels. Adept at recognizing and balancing the priorities of multiple projects and departments simultaneously. Combines tremendous enthusiasm for the artistic mission with solid management skills to successfully bring projects from concept to completion on time and on budget.

Highlighted Skills
  • Contract negotiation and administration
  • Budget development
  • Financial management
  • Data-driven forecasting
  • Cross-functional leadership
  • Venue operations
  • Relationship building
  • Software-savvy - Quickbooks, Salesforce, Asana, Trello
Selected Experience
Associate General Manager, 12/2019 to 09/2020
ConsumeraffairsTulsa, OK,
  • AGM responsible for contract negotiation, drafting and administration across all shows in production and development.
  • Collaborated with GMs, AGMs and outside counsel to set contract terms in line with clients goals, industry standards, budget and timeline implications.
  • Mitigated risks by analyzing contracts' potential future impacts and avoiding unfavorable terms.
  • Developed and maintained database for contracts. Issued regular tracking reports covering current status and upcoming milestones.
  • Developed and implemented new standardized contract templates across the organization eliminating uncertainties around basic terms.
  • Analyzed new union regulations coming into effect to identify required changes and proactively adjust systems. Maintained positive communication with Broadway League and union representatives.
  • Developed strong, effective relationships with agents, lawyers, vendors, and collaborators through proactive, precise, and respectful communication.

Selected Projects (Broadway): Westside Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, To Kill a Mockingbird

Associate General Manager, 09/2017 to 12/2019
ConsumeraffairsMountain View, CA,
  • Provided management services to non-profit and commercial theatre clients as General Manager or Associate General Manager, as assigned. Lead management of company's largest nonprofit client, The Vineyard Theatre.
  • Analyzed industry data to develop client proposals, including suggested budgets, schedules, and venues.
  • Created and administered detailed production and operation budgets.
  • Prepared weekly financial reports including P&L reports, balance sheets, and cash flow projections. Advised clients on financial trends affecting budgets needs and long-term goals.
  • Recommended and recruited industry professionals to best fit client needs.
  • Structured and negotiated deals with artists, production staff, and vendors. Drafted and reviewed contracts.
  • Led teams and coordinated work across departments, including management, artistic, production, PR, and marketing.

Selected Projects as GM (Off-Broadway): Harry Clarke, The Beast in the Jungle, Good Grief, Is This a Room, L.O.V.E.R., Esther: The Heart of a Queen

General Manager, 04/2016 to 06/2017
Boyne ResortsBig Sky, MT,
  • In-house general manager responsible for day-to-day operations of respected Off-Off-Broadway theatre company, including line producing company productions.
  • Collaborated with Executive Director and Artistic Director to develop annual organizational budget.
  • Organized production budgets and managed costs.
  • Negotiated and drafted production contracts.
  • Managed building operations and maintenance.
  • Recruited, hired, and supervised office, box office, and production teams.
  • Performed HR functions, including new employee onboarding, payroll, and benefits administration.
  • Achieved favorable outcomes representing organization at union negotiations as a member of the Off-Broadway League.

Selected Projects (Off-Off-Broadway): Homos: Or Everyone in America, Dolphins and Sharks

Assistant General Manager, 06/2010 to 04/2016
Cox Auto IncMemphis, TN,
  • Supported the General Manager at celebrated multi-venue regional theatre producing six-show seasons and an industry leading biannual festival.
  • Negotiated, drafted, and administered contracts.
  • Developed and maintained systems for information sharing and record keeping.
  • Administered department finances, including payrolls, accounts payable, and reimbursements.
  • Collaborated with human resources to onboard new hires and handle personnel issues effectively and empathetically.
  • Mentored and supervised Company Management staff in day-today care of visiting talent.
  • Served on the Subcommittee for Innovation, a group of staff members charged with developing and producing audience engagement initiatives.

Selected Projects: Come From Away, Indecent, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Side Show, The Who and the What, Hands on a Hardbody, Blood and Gifts, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, Expected in 2010 to Chapman University - Orange, CA,

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  • Chapman University

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