Business Associate

February 22, 2021

The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia seeks a knowledgeable and efficient administrative professional to serve as a full-time Business Associate, reporting to the Business Manager.  

The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art. We engage artists and audiences in imaginative reflection on the complexities of contemporary life. We present bold, original, well-crafted productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.  The Wilma is currently in the second year of its “Next Chapter” initiative, led by a four-member Cohort of Co-Artistic Directors alongside the Managing Director. The organization has a $3.2M operating budget for FY21 and seeks to grow substantially over the next three years.

The Business Associate duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the Business Department.  Because of the relatively small department size, the Business Associate will have high visibility into the operations of the organization from day one and the role has the potential to make an impact on the organization. The Associate supports the Business Department through a variety of tasks related to payroll, human resource management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, information technology, maintaining filing systems, general office support, process improvement projects, and completing other tasks as assigned by the Business Manager.  They are responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.

Due to Covid-19, The Wilma operates primarily in a remote environment and as such we are open to all candidates able to work EST hours and able to travel, as-needed, to the Wilma offices in Philadelphia, PA.  Once returning to in-person operations, the Business Associate is expected to report to the theater’s administrative offices, but would not need to be 100% on-site for our work week. We expect a candidate to be proficient in remote-work software and systems, with the ability to learn Tessitura, Great Plains (MS Dynamics), Microsoft 365, project management and video conference tools.

The Business Associate will contribute in meaningful ways to the organizational culture of the Wilma and will advocate internally and externally to advance our values on an organizational, local, and national scale, and may participate in at least one cross-departmental working group. This person will participate in company-wide EDI work and anti-bias training as we further our commitment to being an inclusive and anti-racist organization.

This is a full-time, exempt role with annual compensation in the low $40,000s. Our benefits include 85% payment of healthcare, generous paid time off, tax-free employee contributions to a retirement plan, and other fringe benefits.

Applications will be accepted until Sunday, March 7, 2021, with the desired start time on or before April 5, 2021.

The Wilma Theater is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, age, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or public assistance status in the recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall and termination of employees. The Wilma is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment. Those who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Please send a resume and letter of interest as a single PDF attachment with your name and “Business Associate Candidate” in the subject line to