Theatre Assistant

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
$50,000 starting salary. Benefits include Health & Dental as well as a travel and meal stipend.
Posted
Nov 15, 2017
Closes
Dec 15, 2017
Function
Production
Specialty
Administration
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Production company is looking for one New York City-based Theatre Assistant to be hired immediately; please do not apply if you cannot start right away and you don't live in the NYC area. To be considered you must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and a year of assistant experience in an agency or production company. Must know standard industry phone and scheduling etiquette, have extensive knowledge of Broadway theatre and be very familiar with the film/TV industry power-players including writers, directors, talent and agents. Ideal candidate will need to be intelligent, driven, organized, and thick-skinned.

Job duties include handling large volumes of calls, keeping up to date of theatrical openings & closings across NYC, organizing materials to be presented, and keeping up with daily schedule.

The ability to multi-task under extreme pressure is a must. Please describe an example of this, at a previous job, in your cover letter.