The Public Theater
New York, NY 10003
Company Management Assistant
Continuing the work of its founder, Joe Papp, The Public Theater engages with some of the most important ideas and social issues of today. As one of the nation’s first nonprofit theaters, The Public has long operated on the principles that theater is an essential cultural force and that art and culture belong to everyone. The Public’s programming includes an annual season at its home at Astor Place, Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, The Mobile Unit, Public Forum, Under the Radar, Public Studio, Public Works, Public Shakespeare Initiative, and Joe’s Pub.
A full time, seasonal position is available in the General Management office of The Public Theater. Employment is from December 2017 through May, 2018 with possibility of longer. Primary responsibilities include assisting Company Managers in day to day duties including (but not limited to) artist hospitality, travel and housing for visiting artists, box office and evening show coverage and special events. Nights and weekends required. Candidate must be proficient in MS Word and Excel, experience with Google Forms and Docs, Formstack and Tessitura a plus. Flexibility and ability to work well under pressure is a must.
The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.
Please email or fax cover letter and resume to email@example.com to the attention of Rebecca Sherman, Senior Company Manager. No phone calls please.