Assistant General Manager


Assistant General Manager

CATEGORY: Administrative

New York City Center
New York, NY 10019

Job Details


Job Title: Assistant General Manager 

Reports To: General Manager 


Job Overview:
New York City Center is seeking an Assistant General Manager who possesses a solid track record of supporting theatrical administrative operations. This role is responsible for supporting the General Manager in the contracting of all artists and creative teams involved with City Center mainstage and studio performances and supporting all administrative aspects of mounting mainstage productions. The Assistant General Manager is expected to demonstrate a passion for this work while upholding City Center’s mission, and our commitment to being an anti-racist organization. 

Support the advancement and execution of all musical theater and dance programming.

Draft and manage the contractual and employment paperwork for all company and creative teams.

Track status of contracted artists via master lists for each production.

Develop schedule and design deadlines for each production in partnership with the General Manager, Programming & Production departments.

Support the casting process working with Producer of Musical Theater, Casting Agents, Artistic Directors, Directors, and other necessary creative staff to schedule and facilitate all auditions.

Ensure that all deadlines, schedules, and budgets are being adhered to for each production.

Process all necessary paperwork, payroll, payments, contracts, claims, etc.   

Serve as an additional point of contact and proactively provide information to agents and artists associated with productions.

Maintain accurate historical records of contracts, agreements, and other important documents. In partnership with Marketing & Communication, ensure the accurate artistic billing on marketing materials. Supervise and see to the success of any PR events, interviews, press days, etc. as assigned. 

Support the General Manager in the coordination and communication of programming needs with internal administrative and production departments.   

Support the collection of bios, headshots, special thanks, opening night gifts and press release details for productions   

Maintain correspondence and agreements with licensing bodies and rental companies for rights agreements to properties. 

Monitor filing of contracts, licensing agreements, and other documents with Finance department, unions, and in departmental files. 

Coordinate completion of all contractual and employment paperwork for cast along with Artist Services & Company Manager. 

This Role Requires: 
3+ years of previous experience in a general or company management office 
Ability to negotiate contracts with high profile artists and their agents 
Experience working with union members and business representatives, and managing the grievance and arbitration process  
Scheduling flexibility to work nights and weekends during rehearsals and performances  

To be successful in this role, you will be expected to demonstrate:
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Understanding of practices used to create an anti-racist and inclusive work environment with equity and belonging prioritized for all cast members and creative teams
Strategic use of established industry connections    
Deep knowledge of industry relationships, nuance, and current trends   
Ability to uphold confidentiality and apply discretion as needed 
Ability to keep track of multiple projects with a keen sense of accuracy and efficiency   
Possess a skill of handling interactions with various personality types    
Computer skills and ability to perform basic functions of Microsoft Office 
Ability to approach work with a spirit of congeniality, collaboration, and cooperation 

As a valued member of the City Center administrative team, you will receive:
Non-Exempt Salary of $50,000+ 
Comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability)   
Generous paid time off    
Pre-tax flexible & dependent care savings accounts   
Pre-tax transit savings    
Pension Plan with (CIG) Cultural Institutions Group (fully vested after 5 years)   
401K retirement savings account   
Access to various dress rehearsals, performances, educational events, and professional development opportunities   

To apply:
Email your resume and cover letter to
Please include Assistant General Manager in the subject line.
In the cover letter, please include why this position at City Center interests you and how your previous experience enables you to be successful in this role.    






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