Development Associate – Special Events

Development Associate – Special Events

CATEGORY: Administrative

Manhattan Theatre Club
New York, NY 10036


Vincent Losito

Job Details


Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to the production of contemporary plays and musicals, a The Development Associate, Special Events to assist with the planning and facilitating of all MTC events as a member of the Special Events team.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Manager of Special Events in the planning of all MTC annual and special events including the Spring Gala, Fall Benefit, Opening Nights, Patron Events, Cultural Tours, annual staff events and other events. 
  • Manages the invitation and RSVP process for 100+ events per season.
  • Works directly with designers on the creation and printing of all event-related materials.
  • Supervises all staff and volunteers at events.
  • Interfaces with high-net-worth donors, representatives from corporate sponsoring companies, foundations, patrons, and the senior management and staff of MTC.



Experience in Individual Giving and/or Special Events; excellent interpersonal and writing skills; superior organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; attention to detail; and strong computer skills (superior MSExcel proficiency is a must; database experience with Tessitura a plus).


To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter (MS Word, PDF or plain text format only) with "Special Events Associate" in the subject line to Director, Human Resources at:  Due to the large number of applicants we have for all positions at MTC, we cannot accept calls to inquire about the position.  Qualified candidates will be contacted directly.

About MTC:  Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), is a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to the production of contemporary plays and musicals. Founded in 1970, MTC has been the creative and artistic home for America’s most gifted theatrical artists, producing works of the highest quality by contemporary American and international playwrights.  MTC produces eight plays annually in Broadway's restored Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street and off-Broadway at the historic NY City Center complex on West 55th Street.

Manhattan Theatre Club is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

For more about MTC, please visit



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