Work @ NYTW

Available Positions

Associate Director of Development

NYTW seeks a motivated leader and strategic fundraiser with particular expertise in individual giving and major gifts to join our team. The successful candidate will be an accomplished development professional with a demonstrated history of productive interactions with high net-worth individuals and a strong and documented record of solicitation and stewardship.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development’s responsibilities will include creating and executing a comprehensive plan for increasing NYTW’s individual giving revenue; developing and maintaining a robust major gift portfolio as well as a identifying, cultivating, soliciting and upgrading major gift prospects; establishing and growing NYTW’s planned giving program; and assisting in designing cultivation and stewardship activities in conjunction with the Individual Giving and Special Events team. In addition, the Associate Director of Development will work closely with the organization’s leadership team to identify potential Board prospects and will oversee NYTW’s Director of Individual Giving & Board Relations and the Special Events Coordinator.

This position requires a strong understanding of and respect/appreciation for NYTW’s artistic vision in addition to 3 – 5 years of fundraising experience. The individual must have a demonstrated ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient decisions about program strategy and process. They will be tasked with helping to set, track and meet annual fundraising goals and must be able to juggle several high-profile projects and manage many tasks at once. A working knowledge of donor databases and reporting processes is a must as is excellent oral and written communication skills across a variety of media including letters, contracts, emails, telephone, and in person. This position will require some nights and weekend hours.

This is a full-time, competitively salaried position with benefits. Start date in May 2016. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, references and salary requirements to jobs@nytw.org.

Special Events Coordinator

NYTW is seeking a motivated and energetic Special Events Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate will be organized, creative and detail oriented, with 2+ years experience in event planning. S/he must have exemplary relationship building skills and be excited by the responsibility of playing a critical role in securing funding for NYTW’s programs.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Development, the Special Event Coordinator’s responsibilities include organizing, supervising, and lead in the planning and execution of NYTW’s Annual Gala including conceptualizing the event, logistics planning, developing print materials, facilitating a live auction, maintaining donor listings and assisting with production coordination; planning and implementing numerous dinners and receptions for current and prospective donors; coordinating all Opening Nights and special Benefit Performances throughout the season; and creating and executing one-off events related to specific productions in the NYTW season. They will also be tasked with managing all necessary relationships with external vendors, such as caterers, designers, producers, printers, mail house, etc. in addition to negotiating contracts, monitoring detailed budgets, and processing invoices.

This position requires a strong understanding of and respect/appreciation for NYTW’s artistic vision as well as 2+ years of direct experience with event planning. The individual must be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task in a high-pressure environment and must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. The Special Events Coordinator will be required to work some nights and weekend hours.

This is a full-time, competitively salaried position with benefits. Start date in May 2016. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, references and salary requirements to jobs@nytw.org.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For certain positions, we keep resumes on file.

If you are a director, you may submit a cover letter, current resume and references to Linda Chapman at LindaC@nytw.org

If you are an actor, you may submit a headshot and resume to Casting@nytw.org.

If you are a playwright, please see our submission guidelines.

If you are looking for Production Positions (union and non-union stage managers and assistant stage managers, production assistants, sound, video, carpentry, electrics and wardrobe), you may submit a cover letter, current resume and references to Chip Rodgers at ChipR@nytw.org.