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Theatre Managers oversee daily operations in a theatre. Typical responsibilities listed on a Theatre Manager example resume are raising funds, attracting audiences, increasing ticket sales, developing the annual budget, training employees, implementing marketing campaigns, and handling other administrative tasks. Based on our collection of resume samples, the ideal candidate should demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills, theatre production experience, decision-making abilities, problem-solving orientation, and leadership. Budgeting skills are vital for this job. Education requirements include a degree in theatre management.

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1

Booth/theatre Manager

Managed in the successful operation of a movie theatre with $2 million in annual concession sales and $3.65 million in box office receipts

  • Supervised approximately 50 employees charged with providing superior customer service, food preparation, cleaning and sanitation
  • Participated in the installation of 16-35mm movie projectors, conducted the weekly assembly and breakdown of 35mm prints and aided in the transition to digital movie projectors
  • Conducted payroll and scheduling functions, prepared box office and concession stand deposits averaging $15,000
  • Initiated movie advertising campaigns to increase theatre sales and to cultivate interest in customers for up coming movies
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Restaurant Management And Cooking
2

Theatre Manager

Responsible for coordinating the opening process of the theatre while under construction as well as all aspects of theatre operation including hiring and training.

  • Facilitated all aspects of physical upkeep of the 62,000 square foot building.
  • Hired, trained and reviewed a staff of over sixty employees.
  • Set yearly budgets and reviewed consistently to maintain goals through setting parameters for assistants and reviewing the Monthly Profit and Loss Statements.
  • Selected to the first Cinemark Corporate Training Team.
  • Managed five different locations and was assistant manager in a total of six locations.
  • Consistently exceeded company benchmarks. Increased profitability by 25% through marketing with several promotions receiving nationwide recognition.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Theatre And Broadcast Journalism
Photography, Film
3

Theatre Manager

Used corporate and studio metrics to create effective performance schedules to maximize attendance in three Spell out "3"
theatres with a combined 37 screens

  • Supervised cash handling procedures to ensure the safety, security, and proper handling of $8,000 bank fund as well as an additional $4,000 in register cash daily with a rate of cash discrepancies less than 0.4% across three theatres
  • Mediated interpersonal conflicts between employees to maintain a safe working environment and minimize company liability
  • Communicated effectively with vendors and employees to ensure that invoices for inventory were properly received and paid
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BS
Business
4

Theatre Manager

Oversaw personnel, financial matters, and administration of the venue, including 365 days per year operations and over 1,000 shows per year. Responsible for assisting in customer service, managing human resources processes, managing financial expenditures and profits, and ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. Demonstrated expertise in team leadership, communication, and developing and implementing new ideas and processes to drive profits.

  • Managed all departments including the box office, house staff, security, maintenance, and office assistants, with the responsibility of training, hiring, and supervising 45 employees
  • Ensured compliance with regulations overseeing the theatre, including coordinating with third parties to ensure liquor laws are complied with at all times
  • Directed and conducted financial processes including payroll, financial reporting, and weekly settlements
  • Served as a liaison between tenants and the theatre, including the Blue Man Group, Shear Madness, and Broadway Across America, and ensured tenant needs were met and exceeded
  • Arranged yearly training and safety drills for staff including CPR and First Aid and security drills
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Theatre Manager

Tenure spans three theatre complexes: Stonybrook Cinemas (1995-2000, floor staff and supervisor), River Falls Cinemas (Manager) and Showcase Cinema de Lux 16 (Manager).

  • Coordinated personnel activities to ensure efficient operation and to promote patronage of theater, including employee incentives, hiring, training and staffing to meet customer service needs of operation.
  • Was instrumental as part of the management team that opened Showcase Cinema de Lux 16. In charge of hiring and onboarding staff for opening.
  • Supervised employees, scheduled work hours, resolved conflicts.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
English
MA
Teaching
6

Restaurant Theatre Manager

Oversaw front of house personnel to maintain adequate staffing and minimize overtime.

  • Developed, implemented and managed business plans to promote profitable food and beverage sales.
  • Skillfully interacted with external vendors to obtain the best quality in pricing and product.
  • Effectively managed payroll and timekeeping, including completion of the proper paperwork for new hires and terminations.
  • Promoted the business through participation in and sponsorship of community events.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Management
Accounting
7

Theatre Manager

Managed daily operations of three movie theatres ranging from 80-400 seats

  • Supervised staff of 10-15 team members, including greeters, ticketing, concessions, and assistant managers
  • Researched and prepared 2 to 3 minute audience presentations regarding the historical or contextual significance of films being presented
  • Responsible for final reconciliation of all box office and concessions receipts
  • Responded to customer service issues, coordinated logistics for outside presenters, as well as internal cultural programming staff
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English And History
Film Production
8

Movie Theatre Manager

  • Executed daily operations of inventory reports, nightly figure sheets, balancing the safe, bank deposits, handling cash drawers.
  • Managed financial business of theatre through monitoring daily budget and payroll expense.
  • Planned, prepared, and revised work schedules and duty assignments according to budget allotments, customer needs, problems, work-loads, and statistical forecasts.
  • Trained and managed 20 employees and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Verified completeness and accuracy of subordinates' work and records.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Human Development
9

Globe Theatre Manager

Managed special events at Globe Theatre in [company name] including corporate dinners, award dinners, charity functions, corporate picnics, breakfast, theme park buy-outs, high school proms and movie premieres. Guests count 100 to 5,000 people. Managed daily activities and maintained all building codes.

  • Supervised and scheduled a staff of 18 Back of House (BOH) that was responsible for the set-up, execution and breakdown of all events on a timely manner.
  • Successfully completed end of year Core Inventory (2006) accounting for $182k in products.
  • Closed all event billings with Finance Department.
  • Responsible for the successful completion of all events at Globe Theatre, monthly revenues over $100k.
  • Worked with event managers on individual events to meet the needs of the clients. Events occur on weekends and weeknights.
  • Created policies and procedures for Globe Theatre events.
  • Maintained safety and building codes for Globe Theatre regulated by Los Angeles Health Department, OSHA and internal [company name].
  • Ordered all supplies and beverages using program Eatec.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BFA
Film / Television Production
10

Theatre Manager

Managed theatre from pre-opening including policy formulation, staff and volunteer recruiting and training. Developed strong media, university and community relationships.

  • Developed patron services and ticketing policies.
  • Wrote and designed playbills and collateral material.
  • Managed facility rental contracts and group sales initiatives.
  • Managed box office and front of house operations.
  • Interpreted of artists’ contracts and ensured compliance to rider specifications.
  • Booked performers for children’s performance series.
  • Maintained donor and sponsor records.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Theatre, Conc
MA
Applied Professional Studies, Core Courses
MA
Theatre, Concentration Arts Management

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