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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Artistic Director

59E59 Theaters is seeking a new Artistic Director to continue our mission of providing a space and support for emerging and established not-for-profit theater companies to reach new audiences and expand the range of theater by bringing new, innovative and invigorating work to the underserved location on 59th Street between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan. For a detailed job description, please click here.


Box Office Associate

Duties include, but are not limited to, in-person and telephone ticket sales, distributing tickets at will call, processing email ticket orders through Audience View, and providing exceptional customer service to theater Members and Subscribers, single ticket buyers and visiting theater companies.

A strong performing-arts background, cash-handling and customer service experience is required. Performing-arts box office experience is preferred, particularly with computerized ticketing systems and window sales. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, meticulous, aggressively punctual, even-tempered, kind, good-humored, familiar with PCs, Microsoft Office software and various web browsers, professional in appearance and clear in both spoken and written communication. Regular availability for weekday, weekend, and evening shifts.

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter (in body of email) and resume (as a Word or PDF attachment) including 2-3 work references to jobs@59e59.org, with your full name/Box Office Associate in the subject line. Only those considered to be good candidates for the position will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Starting wage: $12.50/hour


Marketing Intern

59E59 Theatersregular seeks Marketing Interns during college semesters and summer break. 59E59 is an Off Broadway theater complex with three spaces, presenting more than 36 productions each year from companies in New York, across the country, and around the world.

The intern will be given an opportunity for hands-on learning over the course of the semester. Upon successful completion of the internship, candidates should possess knowledge and practical, real-world skills on how to market Off Broadway theater in New York City.

Activities
The Marketing Intern will report to the Director of Marketing and work with the department staff of three to create and execute marketing strategies. Responsibilities will include:
-Participating in ad planning meetings
-Assisting with the planning and execution of multi-channel social media content
-Proofreading marketing collateral
-Researching marketing outreach opportunities
-Creating press packets
-Organizing press clippings for each show
-Participating in creating and facilitating a multi-channel marketing and communications strategy
-Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Applicant should be a current undergraduate student with an interest in the performing arts or marketing. Previous office experience preferred. Knowledge of Outlook, Google Apps, and all major social media platforms required. Familiarity with Photoshop and basic HTML a plus.

We would like interns to commit to approximately 18-24 hours per week (start and end dates, and weekly schedule are flexible).

The internship is unpaid, but a travel stipend will be provided. 59E59 is able to shape the internship experience to ensure academic credit requirements are met. Interns will receive tickets to all 59E59 productions.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and availability to Kirsty Gaukel at jobs@59e59.org.