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COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

About New York Theatre Workshop:
At New York Theatre Workshop, we work relentlessly to empower visionary theatre-makers and bring their work to adventurous audiences through productions, artist workshops and educational programs. We nurture pioneering new writers like Hammaad Chaudry and Nathan Alan Davis alongside powerhouse playwrights like Amy Herzog and Ayad Akhtar. We engage inimitable auteur-directors like Rachel Chavkin and Sam Gold and give invaluable support to tremendous talents like Lileana Blain-Cruz in the earliest days of their careers. We maintain decades-long relationships with legendary theatre-makers like Will Power, Ivo van Hove, Dael Orlandersmith, and Caryl Churchill, whose work has shaped and continues to influence our very idea of what theatre can be.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve produced over 150 fully-realized productions including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright’s Quills; Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; and David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus. Enabling our artists to push boundaries generates work like Anaïs Michell’s stirring and unforgettable Hadestown, Geoff Sobelle’s magical and transformative The Object Lesson and Mfoniso Udofia’s epic, sweeping two-part cycle, Sojourners & Her Portmanteau. NYTW productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and numerous Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. But that’s not what we’re proudest of. We take the greatest satisfaction from the community we’ve built, and the perspective-shifting experiences we’ve delivered along the way. We think that theatre can bring people together, change the conversation, and have a profound impact. We feel fortunate to get to support it. If that sounds like something you’re interested in too, we’d love to meet you. 

About the Team:

Our four-person marketing team is responsible for promoting five major productions per season, leading a robust annual membership campaign, supporting projects in the Next Door at NYTW series, and marketing the institution’s many offstage efforts including education programs, workshop activities, fundraising initiatives, and institutional awareness.

About the Position:

  • Conceives, designs and evaluates the success of communications and outreach efforts to support membership and single ticket campaigns
  • Manages institution-wide content calendar tracking marketing, communications and social activities and sees each project through to completion
  • Creates institutional branded collateral and signage
  • Maintains NYTW’s website through a content management system
  • Curates NYTW’s social media presence
  • Caretaker of institutional archive, both digital and traditional
  • Supports internal departments with graphic design and audience engagement efforts

About You:

  • You are committed to an equitable and inclusive community
  • You possess strong graphic design, HTML and copywriting skills
  • You are proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • You love being creative and connecting with audiences on social media
  • You’re detail-oriented and have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You’re excited by new platforms and trends in communications and design
  • You share our passion for the theatre and are excited to learn more about the industry

Bonus:

  • You have experience with Co-Schedule
  • You have experience in project management

This position is overtime eligible. Benefits include employer paid medical, dental and life insurance and paid time off.  Salary Range is $40,000 to $45,000.

NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.

To apply, please submit a work portfolio, cover letter (please include where you found out about this position), resume and two references to jobs@nytw.org. Please include the job title along with your first and last name in the subject line.

MARKETING & AUDIENCE SERVICES ASSOCIATE

About New York Theatre Workshop:
At New York Theatre Workshop, we work relentlessly to empower visionary theatre-makers and bring their work to adventurous audiences through productions, artist workshops and educational programs. We nurture pioneering new writers like Hammaad Chaudry and Nathan Alan Davis alongside powerhouse playwrights like Amy Herzog and Ayad Akhtar. We engage inimitable auteur-directors like Rachel Chavkin and Sam Gold and give invaluable support to tremendous talents like Lileana Blain-Cruz in the earliest days of their careers. We maintain decades-long relationships with legendary theatre-makers like Will Power, Ivo van Hove, Dael Orlandersmith, and Caryl Churchill, whose work has shaped and continues to influence our very idea of what theatre can be.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve produced over 150 fully-realized productions including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright’s Quills; Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; and David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus. Enabling our artists to push boundaries generates work like Anaïs Michell’s stirring and unforgettable Hadestown, Geoff Sobelle’s magical and transformative The Object Lesson and Mfoniso Udofia’s epic, sweeping two-part cycle, Sojourners & Her Portmanteau. NYTW productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and numerous Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. But that’s not what we’re proudest of. We take the greatest satisfaction from the community we’ve built, and the perspective-shifting experiences we’ve delivered along the way. We think that theatre can bring people together, change the conversation, and have a profound impact. We feel fortunate to get to support it. If that sounds like something you’re interested in too, we’d love to meet you.

About the Team:
Our four-person marketing team is responsible for promoting five major productions per season, leading a robust annual membership campaign, supporting projects in the Next Door at NYTW series, and marketing the institution’s many offstage efforts including education programs, workshop activities, fundraising initiatives, and institutional awareness.

About the Position:

  • Oversee the annual membership campaign, targeting multiple waves of renewal and new acquisition efforts to maintain and grow the membership base
  • Execute advance-access member booking, maximizing attendance and engagement with membership base
  • Supervise the box office and front-of-house teams, coordinating hiring, training, shift scheduling and show-specific adjustments to the front-of-house experience
  • Manage ticket holds and allocations, ensuring maximum revenue and attendance at every performance
  • Maintain NYTW’s Good Neighbor program, renewing and soliciting local partnerships for pre- and post-theatre offerings for members, donors and ticketholders
  • Coordinate group sales outreach and fulfillment, tracking payment deadlines and inventory usage
  • Maintain box office auditing documentation including nightly settlement reports and attendance documentation
  • Manage and fulfill house seat requests

About You:

  • You are committed to an equitable and inclusive community
  • You are a people-person and have a passion for customer service
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • You are a natural team leader, comfortable guiding others and helping them grow
  • You have experience using ticketing and/or CRM systems
  • You have two‐three years relevant experience
  • You share our passion for the theatre and are excited to learn more about the industry

Bonus:

  • You have knowledge of Spektrix

This position is overtime eligible. Benefits include employer paid medical, dental and life insurance and paid time off.  Salary Range is $40,000 to $45,000.

NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.

To apply, please submit a work portfolio, cover letter (please include where you found out about this position), resume and two references to jobs@nytw.org. Please include the job title along with your first and last name in the subject line.

INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

About New York Theatre Workshop:
At New York Theatre Workshop, we work relentlessly to empower visionary theatre-makers and bring their work to adventurous audiences through productions, artist workshops and educational programs. We nurture pioneering new writers like Hammaad Chaudry and Nathan Alan Davis alongside powerhouse playwrights like Amy Herzog and Ayad Akhtar. We engage inimitable auteur-directors like Rachel Chavkin and Sam Gold and give invaluable support to tremendous talents like Lileana Blain-Cruz in the earliest days of their careers. We maintain decades-long relationships with legendary theatre-makers like Will Power, Ivo van Hove, Dael Orlandersmith, and Caryl Churchill, whose work has shaped and continues to influence our very idea of what theatre can be.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve produced over 150 fully-realized productions including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright’s Quills; Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; and David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus. Enabling our artists to push boundaries generates work like Anaïs Michell’s stirring and unforgettable Hadestown, Geoff Sobelle’s magical and transformative The Object Lesson and Mfoniso Udofia’s epic, sweeping two-part cycle, Sojourners & Her Portmanteau. NYTW productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and numerous Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. But that’s not what we’re proudest of. We take the greatest satisfaction from the community we’ve built, and the perspective-shifting experiences we’ve delivered along the way. We think that theatre can bring people together, change the conversation, and have a profound impact. We feel fortunate to get to support it. If that sounds like something you’re interested in too, we’d love to meet you.

About the Team:
Our development team includes five full-time and two part-time employees led by the Director of Development, and they oversee all aspects of fundraising for this $6.5 million theatre. The Individual Giving Manager reports directly to the Associate Director of Development and works closely with every member of the development team as well as the Board of Trustees.

About the Position:

  • Manage NYTW’s Individual Donor and Patron program, The Society of Repeat Defenders. Primary focus on donor cultivation, gift solicitation, stewardship, and retention, as well as special events planning and execution
  • Work with Associate and Director of Development to set strategy and manage program to meet/exceed goals
  • Set strategy, create and manage the Annual Fund 360° campaign ensuring messaging is in alignment with NYTW’s artistic vision and campaign goals
  • Coordinate delivery/timing of campaign acquisition solicitation letters through multi-media channels including direct mail and emails. Responsibilities include, but not limited to list segmentation, securing print & mail house vendor, printing, mailing, delivery and acknowledgement of gifts
  • Manage a robust donor renewal, calendar, strategy and program (RD renewals and annual fund) focused on retention and upgrades to aide increasing donor revenue
  • Serve as concierge to RDs for booking and general NYTW information
  • Conceive and execute special events for RDs and RD prospects, including RD night, special donor field trips, donor/prospect dinners and other events, as appropriate
  • Serve as liaison to Board of Trustees for all ticketing needs utilize donor database and ticketing system and manage telefunding program
  • Manage tasks as assigned for making annual Gala a success
  • Attend events and help Development team, as needed

About You:

  • You are committed to an equitable and inclusive community
  • You have a passion for theatre and a desire to build meaningful connections between adventurous theatregoers and visionary artists
  • You build strong, collaborative relationships with staff, Board members, and donors alike
  • You have taken an active role in solicitations in past experience
  • You are excited in leading and inspiring the patron program
  • You have strong planning, organizational and communication skills as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Bonus:

  • You have expierience with Spektrix

This is a full-time position, eligible for over-time. Benefits include employer paid medical, dental and life insurance and paid time off. Salary is $50,000.

NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.

To apply, please submit a work portfolio, cover letter (please include where you found out about this position), resume and two references to jobs@nytw.org. Please include the job title along with your first and last name in the subject line.

EDUCATION ASSOCIATE

About New York Theatre Workshop:
At New York Theatre Workshop, we work relentlessly to empower visionary theatre-makers and bring their work to adventurous audiences through productions, artist workshops and educational programs. We nurture pioneering new writers like Hammaad Chaudry and Nathan Alan Davis alongside powerhouse playwrights like Amy Herzog and Ayad Akhtar. We engage inimitable auteur-directors like Rachel Chavkin and Sam Gold and give invaluable support to tremendous talents like Lileana Blain-Cruz in the earliest days of their careers. We maintain decades-long relationships with legendary theatre-makers like Will Power, Ivo van Hove, Dael Orlandersmith, and Caryl Churchill, whose work has shaped and continues to influence our very idea of what theatre can be.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve produced over 150 fully-realized productions including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright’s Quills; Claudia Shear’s Dirty Blonde; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; and David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus. Enabling our artists to push boundaries generates work like Anaïs Michell’s stirring and unforgettable Hadestown, Geoff Sobelle’s magical and transformative The Object Lesson and Mfoniso Udofia’s epic, sweeping two-part cycle, Sojourners & Her Portmanteau. NYTW productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, seventeen Tony Awards and numerous Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards. But that’s not what we’re proudest of. We take the greatest satisfaction from the community we’ve built, and the perspective-shifting experiences we’ve delivered along the way. We think that theatre can bring people together, change the conversation, and have a profound impact. We feel fortunate to get to support it. If that sounds like something you’re interested in too, we’d love to meet you.

About the Team:
Our two-person Education team is responsible for the coordination and implementation of NYTW’s Education Initiatives, which provide access to the vision and methods of the artist, professional training to the next generation of theatre administrators, and enable audiences of all ages to participate in a community of dynamic learning. The Education Associate provides administrative and pedagogical support for the Education Department. The Education Associate reports directly to the Director of Education.

About the Position:

  • Provides administrative and pedagogical support for of all Education programs, including: the Mind the Gap intergenerational theatre program, Learning Workshop’s teaching artist school-based residencies, theatre-based public programs and master classes, and the 2050 Administrative Fellowship program
  • Assists with the coordination and implementation of the 2050 Administrative Fellowship, including Fellows’ recruitment, selection, orientation, and support, Fellows’ monthly gatherings and seminars, and Fellows’ performance evaluations/li>
  • Maintains effective communication with educational partners, including artists, teaching artists, partner school staff, faculty and students, and community-based leaders and organizations
  • Assists with the creation of educational materials and curriculum
  • Leads or co-leads theatre education workshops as needed
  • Assists teaching artists or workshop facilitators as needed
  • Assists with the documentation, assessment and evaluation of all Education programs

About You:

  • You are committed to an equitable and inclusive community
  • You have experience in theatre, educational and/or applied theatre or relevant experience in arts education
  • You are familiar with NYTW’s artistic and educational mission
  • You possess excellent organizational, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • You are a motivated multi-tasker able to collaborate with multiple diverse individuals to achieve program goals
  • You have a passion for creating community among a diverse population of learners
  • You have experience working with youth in educational settings and/or non-traditional settings
  • You have experience with programming addressing issues of equity, diversity and inclusion
  • You have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Bonus:

  • You have experience with intergenerational arts programming
  • You are knowledgeable about the NYC public school system
  • You have experience in the administration of fellowship, internship, and/or apprenticeship programs
  • You have experience curating and/or facilitating career development seminars with special emphasis in arts administration and related areas
  • You have photo/video skills
  • You have knowledge of Adobe Suite

Position is part-time, 30 hours/week with occasional evening and weekend hours. Rate is $20/hour.

NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, on and offstage. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.

To apply, please submit a work portfolio, cover letter (please include where you found out about this position), resume and two references to jobs@nytw.org. Please include the job title along with your first and last name in the subject line.

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 production@nytw.org.