Full-Time
Full-Time

Artistic Line Producer

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading Off-Broadway theatres, is seeking an Artistic Line Producer to join its artistic staff.

Reporting directly to the associate artistic director, the artistic line producer works in collaboration with Signature’s production and general management departments and plays a key role in the day-to-day planning and management of Signature’s productions. The artistic line producer also supports supplemental programming, developmental readings, and other events at Signature as needed. This is a full-time position; salary is commensurate with experience, and benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, FSA and 401(k) plans.

Responsibilities include:

  • Communicating and collaborating with Signature’s resident playwrights throughout each production process
  • Working with each production’s director, playwright, and Signature staff to assemble design and production teams
  • Liaising with Signature’s casting director in the scheduling and execution of auditions and callbacks, and when necessary, casting and integration of replacement actors and understudies
  • Attending casting sessions and acting as resource for the director and playwright
  • Producing developmental readings with similar responsibilities as above
  • Organizing design meetings at Signature that begin each production’s design process
  • Liaising with Signature’s production manager throughout the design and bid processes with an eye towards budget and realization of the artistic vision of director and playwright
  • Attending production meetings, some rehearsals, technical rehearsals, and preview performances to support the production’s progress
  • Actively communicating with all Signature departments as necessary about developments in the production
  • Communicating with artists about participation in Marketing and Development events
  • Producing, moderating, and assisting in curation of supplemental programming events
  • Supporting the planning and production of Signature’s annual gala
 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate has experience producing theatre in a professional setting, has strong communication skills, is organized and detail oriented (including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously), and is comfortable collaborating with artists at different career levels. Experience working directly with playwrights on new plays is also an asset.

This position requires both regular weekday office hours and some work on nights and weekends during the tech and preview process, and occasionally for developmental work or special events.

Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Please email cover letter, resume and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org with ‘Artistic Line Producer’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.

 

Security Officer

Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking an experienced, organized, detailed Security Officer for our Frank Gehry-designed, 75,000 square foot center comprising three theaters, two rehearsal studios, a public lobby with a café and bookstore, and administrative offices.

Reporting to the Security Supervisor and to Facilities Management, the Security Officer assists in overseeing all aspects of the Center’s safety and security needs, ensuring the building runs efficiently and in compliance with policies, procedures and codes. The Security Officer will assist with on-boarding, supervising and training security vendor officers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Open the Center at beginning of building operations
  • Secure building at the end of operations
  • Carry out security bag check
  • Tour mechanical rooms and all doors, inspecting equipment, and access points
  • Reporting all security and safety concerns to Security Supervisor /Facilities Management
  • Responding immediately to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to employees and guests, while also communicating with Security Supervisor /Facilities Management
  • Patrolling public premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence
  • Directing and escorting deliveries, vendors and guests around the Center
  • Managing keycard, security CCTV, security tracking systems
  • Assisting with supervising outside venders Officers
  • Assisting with enforcing security policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with the coordination between Security Vendor Officer and Signature Theatre
  • Attending monthly security meetings
  • Building relationships with the neighborhood NYPD and FDNY sectors
 

Required Certifications:

  • Valid New York State Department of State Security Guard License

Desired Certifications:

  • CPR, AED, and First-Aid
  • Indoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel (FDNY F-03)
  • Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems and Other Related Systems (FDNY S-95)
  • Active shooter training

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum four years’ experience in a security supervisor role
  • Customer-service experience
  • Knowledge of CCTV systems
  • Knowledge of NY fire safety codes and laws
  • Knowledge of Building Fire suppression systems
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort with MS Excel, Word and Office
  • Theater venue experience preferred
 

Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

This is a full-time hourly (non-exempt) position. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. Hourly compensation. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, plus FSA and 401(k). Please email cover letter, resume and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org with ‘Security Officer’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.

 

Tessitura and Database Manager

Signature Theatre, one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theatres, seeks a full-time Tessitura and Database Manager. The Tessitura and Database Manager will provide leadership for the organization in their use of the Tessitura CRM software. This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Audience Services, and will be a vital member of the team in ensuring proper utilization and growth of data-driven initiatives. The Tessitura and Database Manager will interact closely with all departments, including Marketing, Development and Finance, in establishing best-practices for effective uses of Tessitura.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead all Tessitura efforts throughout the organization
  • Interpret analytics and providing data-driven business solutions
  • Provide decision support for management on marketing and development strategies, through automating daily tasks and creating custom reports
  • Oversee database infrastructure as well as providing technical support and administration
  • Maintain and monitor style guides and standardization for data entry
  • Facilitate generation of lists, advanced data extractions, custom reports and ad hoc queries
  • Verify the accuracy of system data and monitoring resolution of data faults and errors
  • Support third party applications that interface with Tessitura including Web API, Artifax Event, T-stats, Word Fly, and N-Scan
  • Develop and document processes and procedures to educate and train staff and inform IT support
 

Candidates should possess a college degree with a focus in IT or comparable professional experience. Minimum 2 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 with benefits. Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email cover letter, resume and references to careers@signaturetheatre.org with ‘Tessitura and Database Manager’ in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.

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