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Administration Associate

CATEGORY: Administrative

Roundabout Theatre Company
New York, NY

Job Details


Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatres, is seeking an experienced theatre professional to join our management department as the Administration Associate.

The Administration Associate will work closely with the Chief Administrative Officer, Director of Administration, Manager of Administration and Labor Relations, and other members of the Management department in support of varied and changing institutional projects. This position will serve a crucial role in supporting the Administration staff during the fall 2022 leadership transition as a new Chief Administrative Officer is sought following the departure of our current CAO. After the engagement of a replacement Chief Administrative Officer, the Administration Associates job duties will likely include part-time administrative support of our new executive leader. This is a permanent full-time position in our midtown office which offers a regular weekday work schedule and may be tailored to suit the expertise of the selected candidate.

This is some of what the Administration Associate will do:

+ Serve as internal Management Department contact for scheduling and other administrative tasks, maintain Roundabout’s organizational memberships, assist in Administration Department budget tracking.

+ Support theatre rentals by assisting with proactively communicating information on costs to Finance department, auditing weekly settlements, organizing Roundabout attendance at Openings, and tracking collective bargaining agreement expirations.
+ Perform financial research and analysis; convey analytical data effectively in writing.
+ Support Roundabout’s union relationships by maintaining records (i.e. Agreement expiration and rate update calendars, union issue tracker, and negotiation session minutes).
+ Develop and implement Department projects; organize and maintain Department records.
+ Support general managers and other departments in addressing problems as they arise.

This is what the Administration Associate should bring:

+ 2-4 years of experience in theatrical management. Prior work in a Broadway general management office or LORT Theatre a plus.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, adaptability, and strategic thinking skills.
+ An instinct for organizing information and attention to detail.
+ Enthusiasm for exploring new ways of doing things.
+ Facility collaborating with a wide range of positions and personalities.
+ A strong sense of personal integrity.
+ Interest in serving the larger theatre community.
+ A zeal for “getting into the weeds.”
+ Ability to manage conflicting priorities and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
+ Proficiency with MSOffice suite. The ideal candidate will have an intimate familiarity with Excel.
+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education preferred.

This is a full-time position with all standard Roundabout benefits. The starting salary is $50,000 annually plus any overtime for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.


Please forward cover letter in PDF or Word format with salary requirements and resume to: [email protected] – and use code AA-0722 in the subject line. If you require reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, please indicate in your email. No phone calls please.

As part of our application process, we ask that candidates consider completing a survey. This is voluntary and survey information will be anonymous and kept separate from application materials. Click on this link to access the survey.

Roundabout celebrates the power of theatre by spotlighting classics from the past, cultivating new works of the present and educating minds for the future

Read more about Roundabout’s work, culture, and commitment to the future at

As a theatre company and a long-standing member of many communities, Roundabout believes in the importance of words, the impact of action, and the healing capacity of shared stories. Roundabout has created a five-year strategic plan to evaluate and evolve how we address Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism in our work, workplaces, and our community. Conceived by a team of 29 staff members in collaboration with the Board EDI Committee following a company-wide assessment in October 2019, the plan was launched in September 2021. Learn more HERE.

To this end, Roundabout Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to represent individuals from all walks of life in its workforce. We want our employment community to be a representation of the diverse world we live in. As such, we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply, and we ensure that every candidate who applies for a position at Roundabout Theatre Company is treated equally and fairly without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status and any other factor prohibited by law. We believe diversity in our teammates is paramount to our success as a not-for-profit theatre serving all communities in New York.


Aug 5, 2022





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