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THEATRE ROW

General Management Associate (Finance)

 

Theatre Row, a program of non-profit Building for the Arts NY, Inc., is an Off-Broadway multi-theater complex in the heart of the Theater District that serves as an affordable home for performing artist organizations, and a lively, accessible venue for diverse audiences.

Located just two blocks from Times Square, Theatre Row offers theater rentals, rehearsal studio rentals, office space, ticketing and box office, as well as tech support to actors, producers, dancers, and musicians. Over 165,000 patrons come to Theatre Row each year.  

Theatre Row is seeking a 40 hour/week General Management Associate (Finance) for an immediate start. The Theatre Row General Management Associate (Finance) is a full-time non-exempt position.

Reporting to the General Manager, the GM Associate will work a standard 10am – 6pm, Monday through Friday schedule. They are tasked with assisting as needed on all general management tasks related to finance, and will also be responsible for various office management tasks, as needed.

We encourage all interested applicants to apply, whether or not they believe they entirely meet the qualifications below.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Deposit all cash & checks twice a week, and create & maintain deposit records.
  • Invoicing, Coding, and payment tracking for all accounts receivable.
  • Closely collaborating with BFA’s finance department to ensure timely reconciliation of all producer accounts.
  • Creating weekly settlement statements for producers.
  • Following up on upcoming and past-due payments.
  • Scheduling external check ins with productions.
  • Occasional assistance during the production contracting process.
  • Provide general administrative support as needed (organizing digital files, taking notes as needed, etc.).
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • 1+ year(s) experience working in a Theatrical Management Role or assisting a Theatrical Manager (GM, SM, PM, etc.) with fiduciary responsibility or oversight
  • Some experience with Quickbooks or similar financial software
  • Some knowledge of Theatrical Finance best practices
  • Basic knowledge of the major players in the NYC Commercial & Non-Profit Theatre Scene
  • Proven ability to maintain timely & accurate financial records
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks while remaining calm under pressure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience either as a Box Office Treasurer or working in a commercial General Management Office
  • Experience with Artifax and Spektrix
  • Formal training in best practices for theatrical bookkeeping
  • Availability for an immediate start

Benefits & Compensation:

  • Salary is $50,000 per year.
  • This is a full-time, non-exempt role.
  • In addition to the base salary, BFA offers full-time employees a generous benefits package, including medical and dental, commuter benefits, FSA, 403b, PTO, Summer Fridays, and bereavement and parental leave offerings.
  • Complimentary tickets to productions at Theatre Row.

 

To apply: please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@theatrerow.org with the subject line “GMA APPLICATION: [Your Name]” 

Resume and Cover Letter should each be one page or shorter, be sent in one combined PDF file, and be named “GMA_Lastname_Firstname” No CVs, please. Submissions not received in this format are not guaranteed to be reviewed.

We are specifically looking for cover letters to highlight applicant’s abilities, experience, and attitudes regarding theatrical general management. Please do not send a headshot. No calls will be accepted.

All employees of Theatre Row will be required to provide proof of boosted vaccination to enter the building, in addition to regular testing protocol.

Application Deadline: Rolling. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but all applications received on or before 8/14/22 are guaranteed consideration.

Theatre Row is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in recruitment or employment on the base of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Theater Row is a program of the non-profit Building for the Arts (www.bfany.org). As an organization we embrace the following core values:

  • Inclusion: Embrace diversity within the mosaic of our community
  • Collaboration: Elevate a multiplicity of ideas and establish trusting relationships
  • Respect: Ensure authentic and consistent regard for the experiences, thoughts and opinions of all
  • Impact: Enact the change we seek to make in the world and celebrate moments of triumph
  • Creativity: Model and encourage avenues for innovative expression and exploration

For more information about our Mission, Vision and values please visit us at https://bfany.org/about.

 

Theatre Row

Assistant Technical Director

 

Theatre Row, a program of the non-profit Building for the Arts, is an Off-Broadway multi-theater complex in the heart of the Theater District that serves as an affordable home for performing artist organizations, and a lively, accessible venue for diverse audiences.

Located just two blocks from Times Square, Theatre Row’s six theaters, five rehearsal studios, and nine offices are rented by over 100 theatre and performance arts companies each year, bringing over 125,000 patrons to Theatre Row annually.

Theatre Row is seeking a part-time Assistant Technical Director. This position supports the Production and Building Operations Departments. Successful candidates are excited about theatre, have an interest in venue management, and have some technical theatre or building management experience.

The Assistant Technical Director is a part-time position working approx. 7-12 hrs per week with opportunities to cover more shifts. Theatre Row operates from 9:30am to 11:00pm, seven days a week, with the Assistant Technical Directors providing building coverage through 4-8 hr shifts.

Please Note: Weekend availability for this role.

Responsibilities of an Assistant Technical Director include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with rentals of Theatre Row’s lighting, sound, and other equipment.
  • Technical support of current productions including load-in and strike.
  • Troubleshooting building and production problems as they arise during shift.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the physical appearance of all properties under the BFA umbrella, including commercial and residential rental properties.
  • Supporting with light janitorial duties, including as-needed spot cleaning, snow removal, and trash management when janitorial services are not available.
  • Supporting House Manager during on duty hours when building is open to the public, and as needed, supports the House Manager in their work with patrons.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to carry up to 50lbs, sometimes while navigating multiple flights of stairs quickly.
  • Have a working knowledge of standard theatrical lighting and sound equipment including ETC products, QLab, and analog Sound Mixers.
  • Experience with handheld power tools and basic carpentry.
  • Some experience working as a lighting, sound, or scenic technician in non profit, commercial, or educational theatre.
  • Ability to prioritize, troubleshoot, and remain calm during emergencies or stressful situations.
  • Familiarity with both commercial and non-profit theatre best practices
  • Team Player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Reception experience
  • Experience working at multi-space venues

 

This position is paid $20 per hour and does not qualify for benefits.

To apply: please send cover letter and resume to: jobs@theatrerow.org with the subject line “ATD APPLICATION: [Your Name]” 

Resume and Cover Letter should each be one page or shorter, be sent in one combined PDF file, and be named “ATD_Lastname_Firstname” No CVs, please.

We are specifically looking for cover letters to highlight applicant’s abilities in production and/or reception.

Please do not send a headshot. No calls will be accepted.

Application Deadline: Rolling. All applications received before 11:59p, August 10, 2022 are guaranteed consideration.

All employees of Theatre Row will be required to provide proof of vaccination (or provide a medical or religious exemption) to enter the building.

Theatre Row is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in recruitment or employment on the base of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Theater Row is a program of the non-profit Building for the Arts (www.bfany.org).