Work @ NYTW

Available Positions

Marketing Associate

New York Theatre Workshop, one of the city’s leading not‐for‐profit Off‐Broadway theatre companies, seeks a Marketing Associate. For more than three decades, NYTW has provided ahome to artists to hone their creative voice, a space for them to develop their projects and a platform to produce groundbreaking work. The four‐person marketing team is responsible for promoting four major productions per season, leading a robust annual membership campaign, and supporting the institution’s many offstage efforts. NYTW is renowned for a long list of acclaimed work including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Enda Walsh’s Once; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Caryl Churchill’s Far Away, A Number and Love and Information; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; and Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.

The Marketing Associate serves as the primary liaison with ticketing and media vendors at this $5 million Off‐Broadway theatre. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Associate is responsible for maintaining an exceptional understanding of NYTW’s ticketing system (Spektrix) and overseeing the user experience and backend setup for all departments, including the setup of memberships, productions and performances, ticket templates, price charts, promotions, special events and custom reports.

The Marketing Associate also works with the Director of Marketing to execute media plans,coordinating out‐of‐house vendors, collecting response reports to evaluate efforts, and providing reporting and analysis of membership and single ticket campaigns.

The ideal candidate will have one to three years of relevant experience; possess excellent technical, reporting and analytics skills; indicate strong written and verbal communication skills; show experience in project management; and possess a passion for theatre and understanding of the industry. Knowledge of Spektrix is a plus.

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 and two references to: jobs@nytw.org.

Producing Associate

NYTW seeks a motivated, professional and outgoing individual to join our producing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding and demonstrated history of theatrical production and company management with knowledge of diverse producing models and a passion for collaborating with artists and administrators to create exciting and successful productions. Additionally, the Producing Associate will have an interest in the development of new work and a capacity to translate artistic needs and values into institutional strategies.

Reporting to the Producing Manager, the Producing Associate’s responsibilities will include assisting with drafting and negotiating contracts for artists and production personnel; preparing company payroll and other weekly reporting for NYTW productions and select workshop activities; arranging travel and housing accommodation for visiting artists as well as managing visa applications for foreign artists and companies; serving as a primary point of contact for artists engaged for projects at NYTW and addressing day-to-day inquiries and requests from artists; attending production meetings, tech rehearsals, previews and opening and closing nights for all NYTW productions; and assisting with business and producing aspects of select workshop activities and space rentals at NYTW.

This position requires a strong understanding of and respect/appreciation for NYTW’s artistic vision in addition to 3 – 5 years of relevant experience. The individual must have organization skills with particular attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills, discretion, tact, patience, optimism and a good sense of humor. The Producing Associate will be tasked with overseeing entire sections of the producing process and must be able to work independently as well as with other members of the NYTW team to execute projects on budget and on time. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of theatrical collective bargaining agreements (AEA, SDC, USA, AFM, Local 802). The position will require some evening and weekend hours.

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

Technical Director

Summary:
The Technical Director plans and manages the production of all scenery, oversees scene shop and provides technical coordination with lights and sound; supports the Production Manager in producing work that is always professional in quality in a highly competitive market; takes a leadership role to help create and support a working and producing environment that is artistically satisfying, professional, efficient and safe.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with designers to create scenery for each show
  • Work with the Production Manager to plan detailed production schedules
  • Oversee Fulltime Assistant Technical Director and over hire staff
  • Collaborate with guest designers to have designs developed and approved on schedule; vet the designs for budgets, feasibility and safety; translate designs (elevations/models) into working drawings for construction
  • Prep and Supervise builds: engineer and draft as needed; schedule and hire labor; plan and order materials and supplies
  • The TD also coordinates with the scenic artists to ensure the set is painted in a timely fashion within budget
  • Coordinate builds and load-ins so that rehearsals can safely move on set as scheduled, technical rehearsals can be fully productive
  • Provide coordination and support to other technical production staff and stage management for lighting, sound, projections, backstage costume and props needs, specialty rigging, etc.
  • Maintain scene shop equipment
  • Control costs for labor and materials to stay within approved budget, provide timely reports of all expenditures, hires, and employee hours to the appropriate staff members
  • Attend staff and production meetings; technical and dress rehearsals
  • Represent the Theatre and build positive relationships on its behalf within the profession and with others as appropriate

 
We are looking for a candidate who has extensive and varied experience in scenic construction and installation, with demonstrable leadership experience. Three or more seasons in a job with similar levels of responsibility is a plus. They will be comfortable supervising a full service scene shop including wood working, rigging of all types, welding and automation, and will be highly skilled in AutoCAD/ Vectorworks. Strong planning, organizational, communication, teaching and management skills are required, as well as knowledge of tools and techniques for construction and basic engineering. Along with experience in planning and managing multiple productions in a fast-paced environment, the candidate will also have an appreciation of and ability to support the creative needs and ambitions of the theatre’s artists while keeping work on schedule, within budget and on plan.

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Start date as soon as possible. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) we advocate for diversity in all forms. 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.