Work @ NYTW

Available Positions


The Director of Development is responsible for all fundraising efforts for this $5 million not-for-profit, Off-Broadway theatre. Reporting directly to the Managing Director and overseeing an expanding team of fundraising professionals, the Director of Development provides strategic leadership in developing and implementing individual, corporate, foundation, government fundraising campaigns. The Director is the primary liaison to major funders in all sectors and an essential resource for the Board of Trustees, helping to plan and execute all full Board meetings and the activities of the Board’s Governance committee. In addition, the department produces one major fundraising gala each year along with a series of donor cultivation events and openings.

The ideal candidate will have more than 5 years of fundraising experience for a New York City theatre, a proven track record of growing contributed revenue, excellent written and oral communication skills, be organized and efficient, and have experience leading a team. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Spektrix ticketing systems a plus.

This is a full-time, competitively salaried position with benefits. Start date in January 2016.

NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to

HOUSE MANAGER (Part-time Position)

The House Manager is responsible for overseeing front-of-house operations for all major productions in NYTW’s intimate 199-seat theatre. Pre- and post-show responsibilities include scheduling and training a team of volunteer ushers; communication with stage management to ensure the timely start of every performance; supporting the box office with management of front-of-house traffic and last-minute sales; maintaining nightly reports and log books; and securing the building at the close of every shift. In order to ensure the continued safety and comfort of all patrons, actors and theatre staff, the House Manager must demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and customer service, maintaining a calm demeanor under pressure while working quickly and independently.

The ideal candidate will work effectively as both a team player and a team leader; demonstrate exceptional communication and customer service skills; and possess a passion for theatre and understanding of the industry. 1-3 years employment in House Management is strongly preferred. Fireguard and CPR certifications a plus.

This is a part-time, seasonal position requiring evening and weekend hours.

NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to


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

If you are an actor, you may submit a headshot and resume to

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 Larry Ash at