Performance Calendar
E:Bar Anderson Twins Jazz Gallery Handicap Access information for 59E59 Theaters



59E59 Theaters is seeking a Director of Marketing. 59E59 Theaters is a not-for-profit theatrical complex which owns and occupies the building at 59 East 59th Street in New York City. The building contains three performing spaces of 196 seats, 98 seats and a flexible black box space of 49-65 seats. The Theater opened in 2004 and is endowed by its parent The Elysabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation. In accordance with its mission, the Theater curates the presentation of American and international theatrical works new to New York City produced by not-for-profit companies. The Theater presents about 36 plays per year, divided into 4 quarterly seasons. As an important part of its service, 59E59 Theaters provides all marketing and communications services to the theater companies that perform there.

The Director of Marketing will report to the Managing Director and will work closely with the Artistic Director and the Executive Producer in continuing to advance the theater’s mission and reputation for excellence.

Duties include:

  • Responsibility for developing the marketing, communications and press plans and schedules, and supervising the implementation of those plans.

  • Managing the two other marketing staff members, plus an outside press rep, and outside graphic designer.

  • Responsibility for developing an annual budget and then working within that budget.

  • Directing the graphic designer in the development of a graphic identity for each play. The candidate must have a good design sensibility.

  • Writing or editing content for all marketing and communications materials, including but not limited to season bulletins, postcards, programs, advertisements, mass emails and press releases

  • Negotiating favorable terms with major vendors such as consultants, printers, mailing house and media (for ad placement).

  • Developing a social media plan, and including the analytics/metrics used to determine its effectiveness.

The Director of Marketing should have a college degree and at least three years marketing experience in regional or Off Broadway theaters, particularly in the not-for-profit environment.

Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample, salary expectation and references to Elysabeth Kleinhans, President,

59E59 Theaters is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary range: $62,000 - $65,000