Production / Facilities Assistant
Manhattan Theatre Club
New York, NY 10036
Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to the production of contemporary plays and musicals, seeks a full time Production / Facilities Assistant. Founded in 1970, MTC has been the creative and artistic home for America’s most gifted theatrical artists, producing works of the highest quality by contemporary American and international playwrights. MTC produces eight plays annually in Broadway’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street and off-Broadway at the historic NY City Center complex on West 55th Street.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overseeing the management and maintenance of MTC’s rehearsal studios for both MTC’s productions and all outside rentals including coordinating, training and supervising receptionists. Facilities support for all 3 of MTC’s spaces and administrative responsibilities as part of the MTC Production Office including maintaining calendars, bookkeeping, and facilitating communication. In addition, the assistant will support all activities of the production department. Critical for success in this position is a willingness to work in concert with the Production team to keep the department running smoothly.
The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a sharp eye for detail, exceptional organizational skills and the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects at once. A strong working knowledge of theatrical production procedures and practices and strong computer skills especially proficiency with MS Office is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Theatre or equivalent theatrical production experience is also desired. Evening, weekend and early morning hours will be required. Occasional physically demanding work, such as lifting and moving equipment will be required. This is a full time, salaried position with full benefits package including: choice between 2 group health plans with options for spousal, family and/or domestic partner coverage, basic life and long term disability insurance, paid time off and optional 401(k), voluntary dental, vision and flex savings plans for healthcare, dependent care and commuting expenses.
To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume (in MS Word, PDF or plain text format) with “Production Assistant” in the subject line to: Vincent Losito, Director of Human Resources, at [email protected].
MTC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.
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