The Public Theater
New York, NY 10003
Community Impact Coordinator
Public Works is a major initiative of The Public Theater that seeks to engage the people of New York by
making them creators and not just spectators. Working deeply with partner organizations in all five
boroughs, Public Works invites members of diverse communities to participate in workshops, take
classes, attend performances at The Public, and, most importantly, to join in the creation of ambitious
works of participatory theater.
The role of Community Impact Coordinator is to be an ambassador for the Public Theater with all the
Public Works community partners, and to represent the values of the Public Works program as well as
the mission and vision of the Public Theater. Within the Public, the Community Impact Coordinator
serves as a representative of the community. This is a seasonal, full-time position, from June to
September, 2017. It is supervised by the Public Works Manager of Community Partnerships.
Oversee and assist with ticketing
· Oversee ticketing for all community ensemble members. Work to ensure that every community
ensemble member and partner makes full use of their allotted tickets and partner vouchers.
We are aiming for 100% of tickets used
· Assist in ticketing for PW alumni, cameo groups, community partner VIP tickets, and community
partner vouchers as needed
· Take the lead in capturing data from ticket requests
· Attend meetings as needed with marketing, company management, front of house and Public
Works staff and artists
Represent the view/interest of the community throughout the production process.
· Get to know community members and be a friendly resource for everyone in the community
ensemble. This includes conveying important information to community members regarding
rehearsals and performances, and generally looking for ways to assist their process
· Develop a deep familiarity with all partner organizations but particularly the new partners and
work to give them a great experience with the production
Wrap up with community and producing
· Assist with ticket tallying after each performance
· Assist Director of Strategic Research & Planning and Company Management with the community
census one week following closing
· Participate in post mortems at the Public Theater and with each community partner
Ability to work with many people of diverse backgrounds. Interest—and ideally experience—in
community organizing and/or theater. Strong organizational abilities, attention to detail, and skill at
multitasking. Sense of humor and capacity to stay calm in a fast-paced work environment. Office skills:
Word, Excel, internet research, email/phone tasks.
The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal
opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly
encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national
origin, ability, age, or veteran status.
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