Careers at Playbill

Careers at Playbill

Engaged, theatre-loving candidates are always welcome at Playbill.

There are currently no open positions and Playbill is not currently seeking freelance writers. However, here are common part-time positions that are open periodically:


Playbill seeks a savvy, budding journalism student to assist with news coverage. You will work closely with our managing editor to seek out top new stories and write articles for Playbill’s website. From announcing Broadway premieres to posting about the latest reviews, you’ll have the opportunity to publish credits and clips on Playbill, make industry connections and more!

Candidates should:

  • Be available to work out of the Manhattan office
  • Bring a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Have a background in journalism
  • Be a self-starter with a great work ethic

Application Instructions
Email a cover letter in the body of the email, along with your résumé and clips (as attachments) to Specify that you are interested in the Theatre Editorial Internship.


Netrebko or Yoncheva?
Playbill also covers other performing arts—classical music, opera, and dance—in addition to theatre, and is actively seeking a journalism student to write news articles and features about classic arts events presented at leading venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center.

Candidates should:

  • Bring a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrate strong writing skills
  • Be a self-starter with a great work ethic
  • Be knowledgeable about classical music, opera, and/or dance

Application Instructions
Email your résumé, cover letter and clips to Specify that you are interested in the Classic Arts Editorial Internship.


Primary duties will be posting theatre-related information and transcription.

Speed, accuracy, and attention to detail are absolutely necessary.
Employee will work primarily at Playbill's Manhattan office near Times Square.

  • Strong interest and knowledge in theatre both contemporary and historic (theatre news fanatics will be given special consideration)
  • Excellent written English skills (copy editing experience a plus)
  • Thorough experience with Microsoft Office
  • Basic familiarity with photo cropping
  • Completed at least one year of college

Candidates should have a hard-copy résumé and be available for the interview process. At the interview, candidate may be asked to take several tests to evaluate theatre knowledge as well as speed and accuracy.

Please respond to: Human Resources at with subject header " Data Entry Position." Accepted résumé formats are Word, RTF, plain text, or pasted into the body of the email. A cover letter and résumé are required.