Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to the production of contemporary plays and musicals, seeks a full time General Management Assistant. For nearly fifty years, MTC has been the creative and artistic home for America’s most gifted theatrical artists, producing works of the highest quality by American and international playwrights. We are strongly committed to producing work that is made by, and tells the stories of, a wide range of voices from all walks of life and to making that work accessible to all audiences including those that have historically lacked access to the arts and cultural sector. MTC produces eight plays annually in Broadway’s restored Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on West 47th Street and off Broadway at the historic NY City Center complex on West 55th Street.
The General Management Assistant reports to the General Manager. The assistant has a significant role in supporting the General Manager and Associate General Manager interacting regularly with all departments in the organization and maintaining extensive high-level contact with MTC’s most vital artistic and business partners.
The General Management Assistant is responsible for assisting in all day-to-day General Management Office activities including, but not limited to, managing phone calls, fielding inquiries, trafficking correspondence, scheduling meetings, assisting in the drafting and execution of various creative contracts and licenses, assisting company managers in the office and at the theater, monitoring all contractual payments, Assisting with union negotiations, organizing office events and maintaining all General Management files.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and absolute attention to detail are essential. Also required are a good sense of humor and the potential to thrive while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Bachelor’s degree and previous theatrical office experience required. Comprehensive knowledge of MSWord, Excel and Outlook required. This is a full time, salaried position with full benefits package including: group health insurance with options for spousal, family and/or domestic partner coverage, voluntary dental coverage, basic life and long term disability insurance, employer-funded pension, paid time off and optional 401(K) and flex savings plans for healthcare, dependent care and commuting expenses.
To Apply: Forward resume and cover letter to HR Director, via email to: click apply with the subject “GM” (MS Word, Adobe PDF or plain-text format only). Manhattan Theatre Club believes that equity, diversity and inclusion should be essential elements of all activity within the organization. We have made it a priority to create and maintain an environment that is attractive to and supportive of all individuals regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender identity, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, education, marital status, language, military or veteran status, etc. MTC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.