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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities


 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

 

ARTISTIC INTERN

This position reports to the  Associate Artistic Director and is tasked primarily with assisting an active Artistic team (Artistic Director, Associate Artistic Director, Artistic Line Producer, Artistic Coordinator) as they execute and create impactful artistic programming. The intern will work across all facets of the artistic team from artistic programming, educational events, The Benefit Gala, Directorfest, as well as our programs for stage directors. Interns will receive biweekly mentorship meetings and guidance during their time with The Drama League. The intern will leave with a clear understanding of the vibrant New York theatre scene.

Please note interviews will be held until the position is filled. The start date will be determined with the successful candidate for September. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills – be friendly, personable, and outgoing. 

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities/projects at once, be detail-oriented and work well with deadlines.

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff members, external vendors, and donors at all levels. 

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, Mailchimp, Google Drive, and an ability to continually develop skills related to use of rapidly changing technology and communications best practices. 

  • Open to students enrolled in university degree programs; Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience) preferred

DURATION

  • September 2019 - February 14, 2020 

SALARY

  • This is an unpaid internship with a travel reimbursement of $50/wk.

​TO APPLY: Email education@dramaleague.org with a cover letter and resume.

DEVELOPMENT INTERN

This position reports to the Director of Development and is tasked primarily with assisting a bustling team of Fundraising Officers as they strive to exceed annual fundraising goals. Central to this position is supporting the Membership Manager and Director of Special Events in the cultivation, solicitation, stewardship of donor, and execution of special events.

Please note interviews will be held on September 4-6, 2019 (or until the position is filled). The start date is subject to change.

DUTIES

  • In cooperation with the Membership Manager and Grants Writer, coordinate donor recognition, gift entry and gift acknowledgments, pledge proposals and agreements, and donor correspondence and stewardship reports. Support the Development Team's utilization of SRO database to manage a portfolio of approximately 1000 donors, including Trustees, and major gift donors.

  • Serve as a primary phone concierge with the Membership Manager

  • Process all ticket orders and send daily updates to the Membership Manager

  • Collaborate with the Membership Manager on Data, Analytics, and Research to organize donor research requests and ensure accuracy of gift reporting.

  • Support Director of Developments management of the Team by scheduling meetings, preparing reports and materials for meetings, and tracking progress and assigned the next steps on projects. 

  • Assist the Director of Special Events on various tasks for the annual Benefit Gala 

  • Provide backup administrative assistance to Executive Director, as requested

  • Working with the Director of Special events, assist with the development, organization, and implementation of special events, as requested. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills – be friendly, personable, and outgoing. 

  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities and projects at once, be detail-oriented and work well under deadline.

  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff members, external vendors, and donors at all levels. 

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, Mail Chimp, Google Drive, and an ability to continually develop skills related to use of rapidly changing technology and communications best practices. 

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience) required.

DURATION

  • September 9, 2019 - December 20, 2019

SALARY

  • This is an unpaid internship with a travel reimbursement of $50/wk.

TO APPLY: Email education@dramaleague.org with a cover letter and resume.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 

The Drama League depends on dozens of dedicated, enthusiastic volunteers to assist with special performances, office tasks, theater outings, and event management.  These volunteers are part of our “Backstage Crew,” a dedicated support and social group.

The Drama League Backstage Crew is a select set of individuals who assist on the annual Benefit Gala, the legendary Drama League Awards, the city-wide festival showcasing new artists, DirectorFest, and dozens of other industry events.  Backstage Crew members receive advance notice, industry perks, private get-togethers, and an opportunity to network with other theatre professionals and advocates.

To become a part of the Backstage Crew or for more information, please contact us at backstagecrew@dramaleague.org.

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Drama League of New York, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in fellowship and residency artist selection, selection of volunteers, employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment for any employee, program recipient, volunteer or job applicant on the bases of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.