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Available Positions

Associate Director of Development

New York Theatre Workshop is in its fourth decade of incubating important works of theatre and supporting a robust community of theatre makers at all stages of their careers. NYTW has produced over 150 new works including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; Will Power’s The Seven; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; seven collaborations with Caryl Churchill; and eight productions directed by Ivo van Hove. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. www.nytw.org

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. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, references and if possible, examples of your work to: jobs@nytw.org.

Communications Associate

New York Theatre Workshop is in its fourth decade of incubating important works of theatre and supporting a robust community of theatre makers at all stages of their careers. NYTW has produced over 150 new works including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; Will Power’s The Seven; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; seven collaborations with Caryl Churchill; and eight productions directed by Ivo van Hove. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.

NYTW seeks a Communications Associate to support all branded marketing and promotional efforts as the project designer and coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Communications Associate is responsible for all institutional, production and social media outreach, maintaining content and communications calendars, designing and deploying efforts and tracking performance to optimize campaigns with reporting and analytics.

The Communications Associate works with the Director of Marketing to strategize, design and evaluate communications and outreach efforts to support membership and single ticket campaigns, create institutional branded collateral, maintain NYTW’s website through a content management system, secure institutional archival records, and support other departments with graphic design and outreach efforts.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent knowledge of industry best-practices and new technologies, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, a passion for theatre and understanding of the industry. Graphic design, HTML, copywriting experience and exceptional grammar a must. Experience in project management preferred.

This is a full‐time, competitively salaried position with benefits. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, references and if possible, examples of your work to: jobs@nytw.org.

Coordinator, Institutional Giving and Government Relations

New York Theatre Workshop, one of the city’s leading not-for-profit Off-Broadway theatre companies, seeks an Institutional Giving and Government Relations Coordinator. For more than three decades, NYTW has provided a home to artists to hone their creative voice, a space for them to develop their projects and a platform to produce groundbreaking work. NYTW is renowned for a long list of acclaimed work including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul and Caryl Churchill’s Far Away, A Number and Love and Information. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.

NYTW seeks an Institutional Giving and Government Relations Coordinator to support New York Theatre Workshop’s efforts to build and maintain income from foundations, corporations, and government agencies. Reporting to the Director of Development, this position is responsible for grant writing and correspondence, prospect research, relevant tracking and reporting and donor cultivation and stewardship.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Director of Development to set, track and meet annual institutional fundraising goals
  • Managing a portfolio of foundation, corporation and government funders
  • Write and edit proposals, reports, letter of inquiry and other donor correspondence
  • Conduct prospect research and identify new potential donors for NYTW and its various programs
  • Coordinate and prepare senior leadership for meetings with funders and prospective funders and participate in meetings and phone calls, as assigned
  • Organize supplemental documentation (budgets, timelines, images, CDs, etc.) as needed to support grant proposals and reports
  • Work with program and finance staff to ensure timely reporting on grant deliverables by managing funding schedule
  • Support the department at special events, including patron nights, cultivation events and benefits

Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of and respect/appreciation for NYTW’s artistic vision
  • 2- 4 years of fundraising/grant writing experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to help set, track and meet annual fundraising goals
  • Ability to juggle several high-profile projects and manage many tasks at once

This is a full-time, competitively salaried position with benefits.  Start date ASAP. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, references and if possible, examples of your work 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.