The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a premier venue for Broadway shows, ballet, concerts, educational shows, family performances, opera, corporate meetings, and events. Conveniently located in northwest Atlanta, at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway at Akers Mill Road, adjacent to I-75 inside I-285. The venue includes a 2,750-seat theatre, 10,000 sq. ft ballroom, terrace and complete Food & Beverage capabilities.
The mission of Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is to operate as a world-class facility, creating diverse cultural, educational and entertainment experiences that will promote accessibility to the arts; foster community partnerships that unify the region in support of the arts; fulfill the highest expectations of patrons, performers and employees; stimulate quality economic growth; and inspire individuals to continually increase their knowledge, patronage and financial support of the arts.
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is owned and operated by the Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority. The Authority is a corporate and political body created by the Georgia General Assembly. The Authority also owns and operates the Cobb Galleria Convention Centre & Galleria Specialty Shops.
We are currently seeking a Managing Director for the Cobb Energy Centre. This seasoned professional will be responsible for the management, marketing, programming and profitable operation of the venue. These responsibilities focus primarily on the ability to provide leadership and creative direction to deliver a quality product to the benefit of multiple user groups. The Managing Director will report to the General Manager/CEO of Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority.
Minimum of ten years progressive and responsible experience in the senior management of medium to large performing arts venue.
College degree required with major in business, administration or entertainment-related field.
Possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices utilized in the successful, profitable management of a performing arts venue.
Possess ability to perform effectively under significant pressure typically associated with meeting the demands and timetables of the entertainment and hospitality industries.
Possess strong ability in negotiating, structuring and documenting contractual agreements.
Ability to attract and positively motivate a team.
Experience working in a matrix reporting environment.
Be engaged in the community and be able to successfully promote the Cobb Energy Centre.
About Cobb Energy Centre- Cobb-Marietta Coliseum & Exhibit Hall Authority
The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is Atlanta’s premier performance venue. The Centre is located in northwest Atlanta, at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway at Akers Mill Road, adjacent to I-75 inside I-285. The Cobb Energy Centre is a premier venue for Broadway shows, ballet, opera, concerts, comedy, educational shows, family performances, corporate meetings, wedding receptions, galas and events.