Business Manager

Fuse Theatre Ensemble is looking for a Business Manager to manage our payroll and taxes, including regular Quickbooks use, maintaining our accounts, and keeping an accurate record of our finances. The ideal candidate would be detail oriented, organized and comfortable and happy to work within the Queer community, with a strong focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion. 


  • Quickbooks (1 year)

  • Payroll (1 year)


Job Duties:

  • Manage payroll and taxes

  • Maintenance and organization of digital files

  • Maintaining accounts

  • Paying bills

  • Coordinating with board treasurer

  • Keeping company updated on financials for each show

  • Grant writing

  • Meeting bi-weekly with the Managing Director

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge and experience with Quickbooks, taxes, and payroll

  • Ability to manage your own time

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities

  • Ability to communicate with clarity and kindness with people of all walks of life

  • Experience working or volunteering for a non-profit organization

  • Ability to work collaboratively, take direction, and meet deadlines

  • Desire to foster creative projects and growth


Fuse Theatre Ensemble is committed to its work in improving equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts and fostering an environment where all people are welcome. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills and look forward to welcoming applications from a diverse pool of applicants. Fuse provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, marital status, parental status, genetic information, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, or any other class status protected under federal, state or local law. 

This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, discipline, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. 

Schedule: This position is 5-10 flexible hours per week. There is no set schedule, as long as your work is completed in a reasonable time frame and payroll is met.

Compensation: $20/hr

Desired Start Date: November 2022


  • Free access to all Fuse workshops, classes, performances, events and activities

  • Free use of Fuse space as schedule allows

Ability to commute:

  • Ideal candidates will spend some of their time working in the theatre (located at 4319 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland) and some time working remotely from a personal device

Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to with their name and "Business Manager" in the subject line. Interviews will start in early November. 

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to have Covid-19 vaccine and booster. Masks are required during shows and when working with others in the space. Our space is equipped with an air filtration device.