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DIGITAL ASSISTANT, American Theatre Wing
The ideal candidate will be seeking an entry level position in digital marketing and strategy for the arts. They will be an enthusiastic, organized, detail-oriented team player with a strong ability to multitask and wear many “hats.” This is a great opportunity within a competitive industry giving the candidate exposure to the many facets of a digital department in the entertainment and theatre community. The candidate will report directly to the Director of Digital Strategy.
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, St. Ann's Warehouse
Responsible for reaching earned income goals, the Director of Marketing promotes and strategically reinforces the unifying of St. Ann’s image, its mission and programs in pursuit and retention of new and diverse audiences, press, members, and donors. Experience with dynamic pricing and with multiple media outlets are crucial to meeting these goals. Institutional marketing and reinforcing the organization’s profile are more important than ever as St. Ann’s celebrates its 40th Anniversary Season.
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, Manhattan School of Music
Support the Department’s main mission to provide a safe and professional performance environment to all members of the MSM community, including Students, Faculty, Staff, and Patrons, while supporting the goals of the School and maintaining and preserving the physical integrity of the performance venues. The schedule may include evenings, weekends, and daytime hours, with an average of approximately 25 hours per week (with an opportunity for more hours if or as the schedule demands).
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, The Wilma Theater
The Wilma Theater is seeking a Marketing Director who can help us excite audiences about living, adventurous art. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Marketing Director will put their innovative ideas into practice by leading the team responsible for all marketing, advertising, PR, communications and audience engagement for the organization. We are looking for someone who is both hands-on and strategic; increasing sales through market research, social media communications and advertising as the Wilma introduces exciting new programming and initiatives
INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER, The Wilma Theater
The Individual Giving Manager will play an integral role in the Wilma’s Development Department. Reporting to the Director of Development, they will be primarily responsible for cultivation and stewardship of the theater’s Annual Fund members (donors under $1,000), as well as management and execution of direct donor appeals (mailings, online, social media, etc.). Additionally, the Individual Giving Manager will be responsible for administration of donor data through our Tessitura CRM system, including data gathering and analysis.
OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE, Atlantic Theater Company
The Operations Associate works closely with the Operations Manager to address issues involving the management of the facilities, space allocation and rentals, and other operations for the theater company and acting school’s offices, 9 rehearsal studios, 98-seat theater, and 199-seat theater. Responding effectively to the unexpected is an essential element of this position.
GENERAL MANAGER, Studio Theatre
The GM works closely with the Managing Director and Artistic Director on managing the human resources of the institution, financial planning and responsibility, and overseeing major internal and external projects including facilities maintenance. The GM serves as a liaison to the Finance, Audit, and Investment Committees of the Board of Trustees. The GM is also responsible for contract negotiation and union relationships.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE, Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
A leading play licensing and publishing company is seeking a Customer Service Representative.
This is a Full-Time (Monday-Friday), Entry-Level position. Position reports directly to the Customer Relations Manager.
SENIOR GRANTS WRITER, The Old Globe
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development, the Senior Grants Writer is responsible for managing all aspects of grant proposals to foundation and government funders, including research, cultivation, proposal development; and writing, reporting, and stewardship. The Senior Grants Writer oversees the work of junior grants personnel and interns. We seek a motivated, positive, and mature individual with a minimum of three years’ experience in a complex development department, preferably in an arts and culture organization. Interest in and passion for theatre is a must. The successful candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, write clearly, concisely, and compellingly, as well as understand the power of visual communication. The successful candidate must have a comprehensive understanding of budget development and program planning, and will manage projects from conception to completion.
COMMUNITY PRODUCER, Target Margin Theater
The Community Producer will work under Artistic Director David Herskovits and Associate Artistic Director Moe Yousuf to cultivate and sustain new and existing partnerships with local organizations, schools and business; and develop, design, and produce community programs and theatrical live performances in Southwest Brooklyn.
BUSINESS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR, Metropolitan Opera
This position assists the Business Systems Manager in maintaining and enhancing several critical business applications, including Payroll, Business Intelligence, Media, Artistic Planning and miscellaneous other software. Key responsibilities shall include: Acting as a liaison with end users, maintenance of application structures, issue tracking and resolution, quality assurance testing, and managing report distributions.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCTION MANAGER, The New 42nd Street / New Victory Theater
The Associate Production Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Production department. With the Director of Production, the Associate Production Manager develops departmental and season budgets. The Associate Production Manager serves as the departmental communications center for all inter- and intra-departmental communications and keeps discussions and timelines moving for New Victory presentations and events. The position requires occasional night, weekend, and holiday work around the New Victory production schedule.
COMPANY MANAGER, Fellowship for Performing Arts
Research, coordinate, and book all travel for ongoing Fellowship for Performing Arts tours including hotels, airfare, train travel, and ground transportation as well as building and distributing itineraries. Act as assistant to CEO of Aruba Productions by scheduling meetings, managing calendars and contacts, booking all travel and accommodations, reconciling of receipts, and additional tasks as necessary. The right candidate will be a highly organized and proactive individual with proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Sheets, and Dropbox. Must have 1-2 years experience in a similar position.
EVENTS AND MEMBERSHIP MANAGER, St. Ann's Warehouse
We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly organized candidate who is also a detail-oriented individual with exceptional skills in customer service, donor relations to manage special events for an acclaimed performing arts organization and manage an ongoing individual membership program. The Manager reports to the Director of Development and supports the entire development team.
PRODUCER & COMPANY MANAGER FOR THE WILLMAR PROJECT, The Neighborhood Theatre Project
The Neighborhood Theatre Project is seeking applicants to fill the roles of Producer & Company Manager for our 2020 production of The WiIlmar Project. Depending on experience and interest of applicants, these roles may be filled by one person or by two different applicants. These roles will grow and develop over the next year. We are looking for driven and passionate applicants who are interested in developing these roles with the NTP team around the strengths and needs of the applicant, the company and the production.
FRONT DESK ASSISTANT, HCKR Agency
HCKR Agency is seeking a full-time front desk assistant. Responsibilities include answering phones, updating client information, assisting agents, submitting clients for projects, and other administrative duties as assigned. Looking for someone who is computer literate (knowledge of MS Word & Excel), organized, detail-oriented, a multi-tasker, and friendly. Knowledge of Breakdown Services, In Entertainment, and previous experience at an agency or casting office is a plus. This is an ideal job for someone interested in theatre, film, and television. This position is full-time to start immediately.
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