Second Stage Theater seeks a Manager of Individual Giving to serve as a core member of the Development team at one of New York’s premiere not-for-profit theatre companies in a time of exciting expansion. The Manager of Individual Giving supports all individual giving fundraising efforts for Second Stage Theater.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Second Stage Theater is looking for an Assistant Operations Manager who will join a management team responsible for the general maintenance of the entire theatre facility. Primary responsibilities include providing support to the Operations Manager for infrastructure and assisting in all aspects of maintaining all Second Stage spaces and related maintenance work performed by the department. This individual will help to direct and oversee the day-to-day maintenance, construction as well as repairs throughout the Second Stage spaces. Additionally, s/he will help oversee the facility management database, budget projects, file appropriate permits and manage them to completion. Assistant Operations Manager works with the Operations Manager on scheduling, including building construction, rentals, events and show needed projects. This position is expected to manage the building staff in the event of Operations Manager’s absence. This position requires an individual with a flexible schedule who is comfortable monitoring after-hours and early morning contractor activity as well as providing oversight on occasional weekends in order to meet rigid deadlines. The Assistant Operations Manager is expected to be actively involved in the planning and budget stage of a project, all the way through the design, bidding, contracting, scheduling, installation, and closeout stage.
Requirements & Qualifications:
Second Stage Theater is seeking a full-time TESSITURA OPERATIONS MANAGER, to provide leadership for the organization in their use of the Tessitura CRM software. This position reports directly to the Director of Development and will be a vital member of the team in ensuring proper utilization and growth of data-driven initiatives, and will interact closely with all departments, including Marketing, Finance, and the Box Office, in establishing best-practices for effective uses of Tessitura.
Responsibilities of the Tessitura Operations Manager include:
Candidates should possess a college degree with a focus in IT or comparable professional experience. Minimum 3 years’ experience with progressive responsibilities as an advanced Tessitura user, working directly with end users, is required. Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services, writing SQL queries and stored procedures is strongly preferred.
This is a full-time, salaried position. Generous benefit package including health/dental insurance, paid time off, Summer Fridays, and 401(k) included.
Second Stage Theater is seeking energetic, dedicated individuals for part-time work in telesales and telefundraising. This is a perfect position for artists looking to supplement their income, students, and anyone interested in earning a bit extra doing something meaningful and worthwhile. If this sounds like you, call (212) 787-8302 Ext. 205 and leave a BRIEF message with your name, number, and a concise description of your qualifications for the job.
Second Stage Theater offers internships in both production and administration. Interns work directly with individual department heads & staff to receive practical training in administrative management or technical theater. Interns are selected by application and interview.
COMMITMENT: The Summer Student Leadership Forum which is held from June-August requires a minimum commitment of 10 weeks. Applicants will not be considered unless they are able to commit to the full summer program.
We expect a willingness to work hard and high standards of performance. In return, interns are treated as members of our professional staff and receive intensive hands-on experience. We ask that all interns be reliable, conscientious and energetic.
ACADEMIC CREDIT Second Stage will assist interns to meet the credit requirements of individual schools but all arrangements for credit must be made by the intern.
EVALUATION Interns are evaluated in meetings with their supervisors before leaving Second Stage. These meetings provide a forum for discussion of the intern's progress, future expectations, projects, and goals.
APPLICATIONS: To apply for an internship at Second Stage, please click here and follow the online application instructions. Your application must include an electronic submission of a resume, two letters of recommendation (professional or academic), and a brief personal statement (i.e., what you expect to gain from an internship). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Due to the high volume of applications, applicants will only be contacted if they have been selected to interview.
VIEW INTERNSHIP JOB DESCRIPTIONS
General Management: Primarily serves as company management/concierge support for our 2ST uptown series. Intern will also assist with processing artists' contracts, maintaining management files, general ledger maintenance, and financial projects. Candidates should have a warm personality, good communication skills, excellent organizational and time-management skills, discretion, a great sense of humor, and the ability to roll with the punches. This role will focus less on long term projects and more on the day-to-day “fires” of theater production (artist relationship building, ticket requests, contracting).
Development: The Development intern will maintain donor database and files; follow-up on donor benefits; research funding sources; assist with mailings and special events. Intern actively participates in all fundraising activities, including the annual direct mail and telefunding campaigns, special events, funding research, special projects, and day-to-day booking and acknowledgement of gifts. Intern should be detail-oriented and self-motivated and have excellent writing and communication skills; basic familiarity with computers; the ability to work cooperatively; the ability to keep sensitive information confidential.
Marketing: Intern assists in market research, subscription and single ticket promotions; distributes marketing materials; assists in writing copy for newsletters and other promotional materials; assists coordinating receptions and openings, single ticket and subscription audience development through direct mail, print, and telemarketing; promotion through special events and outreach efforts. Candidates should have strong writing, verbal, and computer skills, the ability to handle multiple priorities and successfully meet deadlines.
Literary Management: Intern works with the Associate Artistic Director on the reading and evaluation of new scripts; dramaturgical research; assisting with directing fellowships; attending rehearsals; and providing administrative support for various literary projects. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, as well as a strong background in dramatic literature and practical theater.
Production: Interns assist in all aspects of creating sets, props, sound, and lighting for Second Stage productions. Duties may include carpentry, metal work, load in/out, set strikes, sewing, rigging, hanging and focusing lights, running shows, maintaining and installing equipment, and shadowing designers. Internships may be tailored to the specific interests and abilities of the intern.
Stage Management: Interns work with Equity stage managers, directors, and actors, and are involved in the entire rehearsal and performance process of an off-Broadway production. Duties may include keeping track of props; pre-show and post-show duties; assisting at rehearsals and performances; and maintaining production paperwork. This internship has limited availability and requires commitment of 40 hours per week and is tied directly to productions. Previous production experience required. Applicants should be organized and detail-oriented. An outgoing and assertive personality is a plus.