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Administrative Assistant

CATEGORY: Administrative

Thompson Turner Productions
New York, NY

Job Details


Thompson Turner Productions (TTP), a Broadway/touring general management and producing office is seeking an administrative assistant to join our team.

Who we are

TTP currently manages the Broadway and worldwide productions of The Book of Mormon, the first national tour of Mean Girls, the Broadway revival of Company, the upcoming Broadway productions of Death of a Salesman and Leopoldstadt, and a slate of new projects in development.

At TTP, we proudly draw on 40+ years of tradition of legendary mentors and producers who have been in our Times Square office, while actively evolving to the demands of being a responsive, progressive, knowledgeable, and forward-thinking team of managers in the twenty-first century.

About the Position

TTP is expanding, with many new productions and projects in the pipeline. While the tasks below are representative of our immediate needs and expectations for this position, there is room for significant growth and learning, and we are looking for someone is eager to learn all aspects of company/general management and take on additional tasks, working alongside TTP’s full team of general managers, company managers, and support staff.

Areas of initial responsibility include:

Managing daily operations of the office
-Ordering/maintaining office supplies
-Training and supervising interns in routine tasks (phones, mail, etc.)
-Preparing monthly invoices
-Serving as backup to other assistant(s) in the office on scheduling and supporting general managers

Assisting TTP's Chief Operating Officer
-Processing payments for TTP and closed/prospective productions
-Monitoring and assisting with online banking
-Maintaining investor databases
-Preparing profit distributions and returns of capital

Assisting on productions (particularly developmental productions, but also Broadway/touring productions, as assigned)

-Processing new hire paperwork
-Drafting contracts and budgets
-Assisting general managers and company managers with various other tasks, as needed

The ideal candidate will:
-Possess a superb attention to detail and the ability to quickly pivot between multiple tasks.
-Demonstrate grace under pressure.
-Thrive in the challenges of the less-glamourous but still vital behind-the-scenes work of managing productions and the multiple skills and mindsets required for a fast-moving and multi-faceted workplace.
-Follow through on all tasks assigned and clearly document complex processes.
-Have not only an eagerness to complete the tasks assigned to them, but a curiosity to understand how they fit into the larger work of our office and our productions.
-Be eager to learn new tools and technologies and help others do the same

The details

This position will work primarily from TTP’s offices in Midtown Manhattan (with limited remote work allowed). The salary is negotiable based on experience, with an expected salary in the range of $50,000, plus a benefits package including group health insurance and HRA, paid time off, 401(k), and pre-tax health and commuter benefits.

TTP is committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, just, and anti-racist workplace. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds are underrepresented in the theatre industry, including race, ethnicity, class, gender identity or expression, ability, and sexual orientation.

TTP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees, their families, and members or our community against COVID-19. As such, the company requires all employees to maintain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.


Jul 25, 2022 - Jun 22, 2022






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