Managing Director


Managing Director

CATEGORY: Administrative

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Evanston, IL 60202


Daryl Ritchie

Job Details


Theo Ubique seeks a Managing Director who demonstrates strong executive leadership skills, and has a passion for the arts and understands their impact on the lives of the community.

The Managing Director is responsible for rendering the Artistic Director’s vision into practicable initiatives that are financially sound and supported, and which galvanize the board, staff and extended community behind it. The Managing Director is responsible for the overall business, administrative, and operational management of the company. This includes leadership of fundraising, budgeting, HR, institutional marketing, and board relations. 


The Managing Director reports to the Board of Directors, and oversees the Company Manager, Marketing and Public Communications Consultant, Box Office Manager, House Manager, Development & Subscriptions Manager, Bar Manager, Custodial Staff, and Bookkeeper.


This is a full time, salaried position. Compensation is $32,000 annually, negotiable, with a monthly pay period.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Combine demonstrated business acumen with strong management skills.
  • Have the vision to design and execute Theo Ubique Theatre’s resource development in the short, intermediate. and long-term to help Theo Ubique achieve sustainable growth into the future.
  • Be a charismatic communicator with the ability to establish long-lasting, productive relationships with the Board, staff and community of patrons and funders.
  • Have demonstrated ability to generate earned income and philanthropic support and have a passion for organizational development.


Applications should include a detailed cover letter, CV, and three references, emailed to by June 25th, 2021. The search committee intends to make its decision by July 12th, 2021, with the intent that the new Managing Director will begin employment no later than July 19th, 2021.

We are committed to actively developing a culture that is accessible and safe for patrons and artists to gather, play, create, and share. We strive to develop a workforce that is at least as diverse as our community and to reflect Chicago & Evanston’s full spectrum of talent in the work that we create and invite to perform. Theo Ubique does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local regulations.


July 19, 2021 -


Compensation is $32,000 annually, negotiable, with a monthly pay period.



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