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MANAGING DIRECTOR, THEATRE, Serenbe Playhouse
Serenbe Playhouse seeks a charismatic Managing Director who will help lead the company into its next phase of growth. The ideal candidate has a strong, proven record in fundraising, and will be the face of the company among the philanthropic community. He/She will also have strong financial management with three years or more experience in the Managing Director position with a theatre in the budget range of $2-4 million. He/She is collaborative, not afraid of cutting-edge productions and programming, and willing to partner with the Artistic Director and the Board to support and deliver their vision. He/She is passionate about theatre arts management and will support and lead the staff as Director.
MANAGER OF PROMOTIONAL OPERATIONS, The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
The Manager of Promotional Operations (“MPO”) will be responsible for developing, maintaining, and operating systems that support the Foundation’s mission-centric interconnections among networks of people, institutions, and information. The MPO will also play a supporting role in the creation of content, both writing prose and editing multi-media.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, TOURING & REGIONAL ENGAGEMENTS, Walt Disney Studios
Disney Theatrical Group currently seeks an experienced assistant to provide administrative support to the VP, Domestic Touring and Regional Engagements, as well as within the touring department of Disney Theatrical Group. This individual will manage professional and efficient operations to help maximize the value of the executive’s work time, as well as the time of the many staff members and external partners working with him.
CALL CENTER AGENT, TheaterMania.com Inc. (AudienceView)
Call Center Agents are customer-oriented service professionals serving as liaisons between our clients and their customers to provide a seamless ticketing experience through our cloud-based ticketing software. Our team consists of hard-working individuals active in/knowledgeable of the performing arts and entertainment industry with a passion for arts and culture. Each member of the team contributes to our warm and welcoming work environment, balances personal responsibilities with a flexible, hourly work schedule, maintains a positive and collaborative mindset, and works energetically to achieve department and company-wide goals.
BUSINESS ASSOCIATE, Playwrights Horizons
Playwrights Horizons an award-winning off-Broadway theater seeks a savvy and motivated Business Associate to support daily operations. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Business Associate supports the Accounting team with data entry, Accounts Payable cycle, Accounts Receivable, journal entries, and reconciliations
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Peoples Improv Theater
Lead producing the NYC Improv Festival, producing other PIT festivals with PIT Artistic Team. Building and managing the PIT’s Improv programming and Community Produced shows across The PIT’s three stages: The PIT Striker Mainstage, The PIT Underground, and The PIT Loft. Finding and developing emerging comics, acts, and shows ranging from improv, sketch, stand up, musicals, parody, satire, farce, theater, clowning, solo shows, avant garde comedic performance, etc.
GREETERS, Signature Theatre Company
Greeters are responsible for creating a welcoming environment for the public. Reporting the House Manager, Greeters are an integral part of introducing the culture of The Pershing Square Signature Center to the company’s subscribers, the general audiences and interested visitors. Greeters are primarily responsible for engaging guests as they arrive at the Center and orienting our audiences to the Center.
HOUSE MANAGER, Signature Theatre Company
The House Manager supports the audience experience and is an integral part of introducing and maintaining the culture of the Center for the Theatre’s subscribers, and general audience patrons and visitors. The House Manager is responsible for the safety of the public, ensuring a comfortable environment for audiences to enjoy the Center and its programming. Collaborating with ticket services, volunteers, and other front of house personnel, the House Manager will ensure productions run efficiently.
STUDENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE (PART-TIME), Primary Stages
Primary Stages seeks a dynamic, energetic, and dedicated professional for the part-time position of Student Services Associate for the Einhorn School of Performing Arts (ESPA). The position will assist in day-to-day operations of ESPA, including class registration and payment plans, data management, and student services.
COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Playing on Air
Playing on Air is seeking a Communications Manager to develop new audiences and deepen the engagement of our current listeners. The Communications Manager will work closely with PoA’s founder/producer and the PoA staff to design and implement detailed, actionable plans for audience engagement and expansion. This position is part-time, approximately 2 days per week, with some schedule flexibility.
COMPANY MANAGER, Broadway Asia International
Broadway Asia International, the premiere Producing and General Management company specializing in Broadway productions for the Asian marketplace, is seeking an experienced Company Manager to work in our New York office on a new large scale international theatrical production entitled “Kung Fu Panda Spectacular Live” with a Broadway and Cirque creative team, which will premiere in Macau in the spring of 2020.
PUBLIC RELATIONS APPRENTICE, Walnut Street Theatre
The Public Relations Apprentice will primarily assist the Communications Manager to: write and prepare press releases, public service announcements, invites, mailings, and press kits; organize and file press clippings and photos for Walnut Street Theatre's archives; research plays on the Mainstage, Independence Studio on 3 and WST for Kids Series; proof read; attend all publicity photo shoots; create promotional videos for productions; expand the Walnut's social media presence; and assist with promotional appearances, as requested.
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