Managing Director – LAByrinth Theater Company

WHO:  LAByrinth Theater Company

SEEKS: Managing Director, which reports to the Board of Directors and functions as the company's CFO, oversees all administrative and production departments. The MD is responsible for budgeting, daily finance activity and cashflow management, annual audit, and contract development and negotiation. They will work with LAB's Development Director and Board of Directors to build strategic partnerships and plan and oversee revenue enhancing strategies, including annual appeal and several benefit events. With part-time marketing staff support, plus an independent PR firm, MD oversees season and membership campaigns and drafts press releases. MD may also be involved in the oversight of a unique and successful education program, including teaching classes in producing. Production activity can include the development of more than forty new plays each season, a two-week summer retreat (attended by more than 200 artists in residence), several reading series, and Main Stage and Development productions.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cover letter (with salary history and requirements) and resume via email to:
resume@labtheater.org . Inquiries will be accepted through February 5.

Audience Development & Marketing Manager – Flea Theater

WHO: Flea Theater – one of the industry's leading off-off-Broadway theaters.

SEEKS: A gangbuster marketer to fill the role of Audience Development and Marketing Manager.

WHAT: The Audience Development and Marketing Manager is The Flea's main contact with the general public and the primary focus is on the Flea's fast growing audience base. He/she oversees and deals with all marketing initiatives and materials, guerilla marketing, advertising, works with our press representative on the distribution of press materials, oversees the Flea website and also oversees, coordinates and manages the “members program". This position also manages, maintains and oversees the Flea database. This position will also work with the Managing Director in overseeing box office management.This position will work closely with the Artistic and Producing Director and staff in positioning and branding The Flea and growing its stature and presence in New York City and beyond.

QUALIFICATIONS: Two to three years experience in marketing, love for the theater, patience, initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Excellent computer skills (including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel) are essential; experience with contact databases, theater ticketing software and graphic design programs (Quark, Photoshop) is also required.

BENEFITS: Salary is mid-30's plus benefits.

HOW TO APPLY Please email resume and two references to:

Todd Rosen
Management Consultant
The Flea Theater
toddrosen@gmail.com

Technical & Design Staff – Forestburgh Playhouse

 
WHO: Forestburgh Playhouse, an Equity summer theatre 90 miles from NYC.

SEEKS:Design and Technical Staff: Technical Director, Set Designer/Painter, Costume Designer, Lighting Designer, Master Electrician, Asst CD/Wardrobe Supervisor, Properties Master, Sound Designer/Engineer, and Carpenters and technical interns. Positions contracted for full summer season.

BENEFITS: Competitive salary, meals, housing included. Good working/learning atmosphere for experienced BFA/MFA students or recent graduates.

SEASON: Summer 2010 season includes I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; Avenue Q; A Chorus Line; Singin' in the Rain; Fame; Fiddler on the Roof; Laughter on the 23rd Floor and Seussical.
Visit web site for season schedule and additional employment information – www.fbplayhouse.com.

HOW TO APPLY: Email resumes to FBstaff10@gmail.com, Attention: Sarah Norris, Associate Managing Director.

Stage Managers – Busch Gardens Williamsburg

WHO: Busch Gardens Williamsburg, the world’s most beautiful theme park

SEEKS:Stage Managers in the Entertainment department

WHAT: The Stage Management department fuses the fundamentals of company management with theatrical stage management practices operating a diverse mix of entertainment product that engages a broad demographic.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervise the daily operation of assigned venue(s) and product
• Maintain artistic and technical integrity of production
• Lead, coach, and develop cast and crew
• Manage employee hours tracking and schedules
• Foster a safe, positive, and professional work environment
• Oversee the organized and efficient operation of all venue areas, including stage, wings, dressing rooms, and storage
• Create and maintain accurate and comprehensive production book, blocking, and staging information
• Encourage open communication between Entertainment Operations, Production, and Theatrical Services
• Build and maintain strong working relationships with other park departments

QUALIFICATIONS:
• BA/BFA in Theatre, Performing Arts, or equivalent Stage Management, Company Management, or Arts Administration experience
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Project management experience
• Detail oriented
• Ability to multi-task
• At least 2 years experience in a supervisory/management role
• Able to work flexible schedules
• Valid drivers license

HOW TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter with “Stage Manager” in the subject line to: BGWENTSM-TechResumes@buschgardens.com or fax to 757.253.3320 Attention: Senior Production Supervisor, Entertainment Operations.
Visit www.talentsearchbgw.com for more information

Producing/ General Management Internship – Stuart Thompson Productions

WHO: Stuart Thompson Productions, a Broadway General Management and Producing office

SEEKS: an energetic individual for a full time spring general management internship.

WHEN: Interviews will take place as soon as possible; internships to begin immediately thereafter.Full time availability required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:General administrative duties, coordinating house seats, helping to maintain office files, theatre research projects, maintaining script files and assisting the company managers of God of Carnage, A View from the Bridge, Next Fall and All About Me.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE:
• Outstanding phone skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
• Strong organizational skills and work ethic
• Strong analytical skills
• Must be detail oriented (a must!)
• An interest in and understanding of the theater industry
• Enthusiasm for and dedication to the job

School credit can be earned by making arrangements with your department. A modest stipend is available.

HOW TO APPLY: Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to internships@stpnyc.com

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