Box Office Associate
59E59 Theaters seeks a part-time Box Office Associate for a busy nonprofit Off-Broadway rental/presenting three-theater complex in midtown.
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. General availability for weekday, weekend and evening shifts through July is strongly preferred.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
Summer Marketing Intern
59E59 Theaters is seeking a Marketing Intern for Summer 2016. 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. Every show at 59E59 is a New York premiere, so this is an outstanding opportunity for those interested in new work.
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.
The intern will have the opportunity to meet and work with other departments in the theater and learn more about their areas of interest. You can find more information at www.59e59.org.
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
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.
The internship will run approximately May-August, 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 email@example.com.