General Manager for Utah theaters

posted by laudasova on January 6, 2009 at 7:45 am

Investment group searching for experienced theater manager to operate theater chain (between 15-25 screens over 2-3 theaters). Applicant must have extensive operational experience, including, but not limited to, experience with employee staffing, product purchasing, equipment/facility management, film rotation and an ability to learn the film licensing aspect of the business. Salary and bonus to be determined based on experience.

Please submit resume and contact information.

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nerwall16 on January 6, 2009 at 10:42 am

Newton Robert Wallen
4 Nottingham roads
Marlton, NJ, 08053

(856) 649-9086


To fully utilize the managerial skills gathered over years in both the theater business and retail, as I desire to continue my own personal development and
further my career in the Entrainment field.

Cherokee High school class of 2001- 3.0 final GPA

Summary of qualifications
* 7 years theater experience
* 6 years managerial experience total
* 5 years theater management
* Theater floor supervisor and manager experience
* Fully trained in all positions, Box concession, floor, projection
* 6 years projection experience- level 4 certified
* Problem solving through inter-active management
* Strong communication skills, innovative and self motivated
* Strong staff and guest relations
* Excellent attendance record
Held promotions manager position for both retail and theater jobs
Safety manager for 1 year at Moorestown location
*Well versed in film history, extensive knowledge of cinema

Employment history

2000-2001: Amc Marlton 8, Marlton NJ
Head Floor supervisor
Projection, Keeping staff on task, counting and putting away stock
Organizing break times

2001 – 2006: Hall of Heroes Voorhees NJ
Assistant Store Manager (echelon and cherry hill
Key holder, Making employee schedule, night deposits, payroll, ordering selected
Clerk duties. Store promotion through echelon mall, inventory for both store

Summer 2002: cinemark theater, Summerdale NJ
Usher, projection
Ran day shift booth sets, helped out with promotions for x2 through hall of
heroes, floor responsibilities, organized break schedules

2002 – 2006: Regal Moorestown 7 Moorestown NJ
Assistant manager
Head of both theater promotions and safety, garnered 1st prize in the district
for single handedly putting toghter SUPERMAN RETURNS promotion, Trained in all
theater positions, self reliant, excellent attendance. In charge of Thursday
night booth work, inventory, cash deposits day-to-day operations, made weekend
staff plans

Oct 2006-jan 07: Tunes Voorhees NJ
Supervisor, key holder
Day to day clerk position, aged inventory, trained in buying and ordering
inventory, store layout and decoration

Dec 06- present: Cherry Hill Dodge
Lot attendant and tech duties

Summer 07: FRANKS HARBOR 5 (seasonal)
Day manager, print builds and breakdowns, house and employee schedule, pepsi orders, marjack orders

Jan 07 to present: Broadway theater Pitman
head of movie operations
theater upkeep of historic single screen movie house, all print builds and breakdowns, bookings, stock and promotional material orders, promotions, hiring and scheduling

References available upon request

JasonPhalen on January 21, 2009 at 12:26 pm

Jason Phalen


To obtain a General Manager position where I can utilize my current skills as well as learn new ones in order to maintain a reputable and successful business environment.

2007 – 2008 Great Escape Theatres Nitro, WV General Manager

Supervised operations of a 12-screen stadium theatre
Provided customer service
Accountable for closing out cash registers, preparing daily cash deposits, and reconciling the weekly bank receipts
Operated and maintain projection booth

2006 â€" 2007 National City Bank Beachwood, OH Consultant

Providing customer service to all NCB customers
Pre-qualify home owners for home equity lines of credit
Prepare applications for customers and submit paperwork in a timely and accurate manner

2004 â€" 2006 Cleveland Cinemas Cleveland, OH General Manager

Supervised operations of a newly renovated 6-screen stadium seating theatre
Provided customer service
Created weekly staff schedules and controlled payroll costs
Operated and maintained the four separate projection booths

2002 â€" 2004 Atlas Cinemas Mentor, OH General Manager

Supervised operations of a 9-screen theatre
Provided customer service
Accountable for closing out cash registers, preparing daily cash deposits, and reconciling the weekly bank receipts
Operated and maintain projection booth

2000 â€" 2002 Cinemark USA, Inc. Willoughby, OH General Manager

Supervised operations and staff of a high volume 10-screen discount theatre
Provided customer service in heavy urban area
Counted weekly inventory and made stock orders


1998-2000 Marshall University Huntington, WV

Studied broadcasting with an emphasis on radio and television

1995-1998 DuPont High School Belle, WV

Honor graduate with a 4.3 G.P.A.

References available upon request. I am available for relocation.

208 Roxalana Hills Drive Dunbar, WV 25064
Home Phone: (304) 768-2717 Cell Phone: (440) 637-4653

bmg on February 7, 2009 at 6:12 pm

To Whom It May Concern,

I have over 20 years experience in theater operations, culminating in serving as Director of Operations for a prominent theater chain. Currently I own a Theater Management company which will serve your needs completely, allowing the investment team to reap the rewards without the concern for day to day operations.

If this is the type of experience that would be of further interest to discuss, please do not hesitate to give me a call. I would be happy to provide you with further details regarding my experience, current projects, and references. In the interest of privacy, I would prefer not to list them here.


Cfisher23 on February 8, 2009 at 7:49 pm

Dear Sir,

Is there an e-mail address of which i could send my resume to?

Thank you,
Christopher Fisher

vmallett on February 17, 2009 at 8:50 am

I have 30 years experience in all aspects of theatre management as an operations manager. I may also be familiar with your locations in Utah. I managed a theatre company in Utah for 20 years. references available. If interested email me at

vmallett on February 17, 2009 at 8:51 am

1352 West Beacon Hill Drive
Murray, Utah 84123 Phone 801-654-7076
Work 801-268-1082
Vincent A. Mallett
Summary of qualifications 1988 – 2005 Consolidated Theatre Group Murray, Utah 84123
Operations Manager


• Monitor the opening times of all locations and provide opening management if any manager or assistant manager fails to arrive on time.
• Manage business levels throughout the day with each manager to ensure that payroll budgets are within company guidelines and that sales ratios are maintained. Be available to audit any location throughout the day if ratios indicate a problem.
• Work with each manager to complete their daily responsibilities (managerâ€\s daily certification) and provide assistance to maintain optimum customer service.
• Supervise independent quality control auditors and resolve problems in an expedient manner.
• Supervise and manage the office staff through their daily assignments.


• Conduct or review the field manager’s weekly theatre audits for resolution of all problems per company policy and procedures.
• Monitor par stock levels for maximum effectiveness.
• Audit the daily bank accounting for accuracy and shortages.
• Conduct an internal audit of daily / weekly paperwork for problems and apply company policy as required.


• Post to the cash forecast in order to approve expenditures within company budgets.
• Post income and expenses to the P&L vs Budget statements for each entity on a weekly basis. Work with the field manager and managers to provide the highest profit margin possible. Provide instructions as necessary to keep expenses to a minimum.
• Approve payroll schedules every week and change through the manager if necessary to conform with budget criteria.
• Train each manager in utility conservation measures to keep costs within budget.
• Train each manager in concession cost controls through weekly monitoring of inventories and yields.
• Train each manager in basic maintenance procedures to cut repair costs.
• Obtain bids on supplies, services, and repairs at least every six months.
• Monitor the competitionâ€\s admission and concession prices every quarter to maintain the best competitive edge possible.
• Create and implement new marketing programs to increase income on a quarterly basis.


• Interview and Hire or promote from within management personnel.
• Supervise the training of all management personnel with the field manager on a weekly basis.
• Monitor the hiring, training procedures and record keeping in all locations for compliance to labor laws.
• Train each manager in appropriate training procedures to keep turn over low and maintain lower payroll expenditures through cross training all personnel.
• Do an evaluation of each manager and assistant manger at the beginning of each quarter with the field manager.
• Every quarter provide bonuses, raises and promotions for outstanding performance.
• Evaluate each managerâ€\s monthly employee bonus program quarterly.
• Provide the managers and employees incentives and bonuses on a random basis.
• Maintain current evaluation files on each manager and assistant manager.
• Supervise the training of all management personnel with the field manager on a weekly basis.
• Make additional training assignments as necessary.
• Revise the company policy and procedure manual and implement new policies and procedures as necessary.


• Work with the field manager and manager to implement one promotion in each theatre every quarter and one company promotion each quarter.
• Work with each school principal that we are providing reading incentives for on a quarterly basis.
• Approve marketing and promotion request.


• Obtain bookings every Monday
• Create show schedules and fax to the managers. Obtain the managers input and adjust schedules to provide the optimum level of customer service and keep staffing levels to a minimum. Adjust intermission times to allow for time to clean all theatres as business levels change throughout the year.
• Fax show schedules to all managers, advertising agencies. Crosscheck newspaper proofs to show schedules and fax back corrections as needed.
• Crosscheck the actual ads to program schedules and monitor invoices for credit as necessary.


• Monitor the daily and master accounts payable for accuracy and timely payment.
• Contact vendors for credit as necessary.
• Ensure the accounts payable department has crosschecked all invoices against bid sheets, purchase orders, delivery receipts, and pricing lists.


• Bid out all product, supplies and services quarterly to maintain the highest profit margins.
• Monitor all par stock levels and provide adjustments throughout the year for seasonal changing business levels.
• Approve all purchase orders submitted by the managers and compare the requested expenditures to company budgets.
• Crosscheck all purchase orders to delivery receipts, inventories and invoices before approving for payment.


• Create proformas for new locations, including equipment lists, break even scenarios, amortization and equipment lease schedules.
• Purchase all equipment through a three bid process.
• Outline and supervise the time frame for the installation of all equipment and create asset, personal property, supply, manual and warranty inventories.
• Set up filing system for daily, weekly, monthly paperwork, manuals and warranties.
• Hire and train management and staff.
Education 1977 – 1980 Devry Tech Phoenix, Arizona
Bachelors Degree
 Electronics
Professional experience 1996 – 1998 Mann Theatres Salt Lake City, Utah

1994 â€" 1996 Wafflehouse Tuscon, Arizona
Manager Trainee

1977 â€" 1983 American Multi Cinemas Tuscon, Arizona
Opened 5 new locations in two different states, installed equipment , hired and trained staff and management.
Won several awards and bonuses for new ideas that the company implemented nation wide.

1973 â€" 1977 Century Theatres Reno, Nevada
Assistant Manager Vallejo, California

References Randy Miller â€" Consolidated Theatres 801-268-1082
Gary Frank â€" Attorney 801-265-3775
Jim Ferguson â€" Red Carpet Cinemas 801-323-3300

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