December 7, 2017
Development Assistant Job Description (Part-Time)
About Primary Stages
Founded in 1984, Primary Stages is a not-for-profit theater company dedicated to “inspiring, supporting, and sharing the art of playwriting.” Over the course of our history, we have produced over 130 new plays and commissioned 20 new works from a diverse range of emerging and established American playwrights. Recent noteworthy productions include PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Kate Hamill, THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD by Scott Carter, DANIEL’S HUSBAND by Michael McKeever, FADE by Tanya Saracho, THE ROADS TO HOME by Horton Foote, EXIT STRATEGY by Ike Holter, Dan O’Brien’s THE BODY OF AN AMERICAN, Deborah Zoe Laufer’s INFORMED CONSENT, and Topher Payne’s PERFECT ARRANGEMENT, among others. In addition to our mainstage productions, we support playwrights and develop new works through commissions, readings and workshops, and programs such as The Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group, the Einhorn School of Performing Arts, and our MFA program with Fordham University. We are also proud to offer free arts education programs for New York City public school students. For more information, please visit wwww.primarystages.org.
Reporting to the Director of Development and the Manager of Individual Giving & Special Events, Primary Stages seeks a part-time Development Assistant to work 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Some evenings and weekends required. We are looking for someone who wants to make a long-term commitment to Primary Stages as this position will convert to a full-time position after July 1, 2018. Key responsibilities include:
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
To apply, please send your cover letter and resumé to: email@example.com. Please put “Development Assistant” in the email subject line.
Primary Stages is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity in accordance with local, city, state, and Federal law. Primary Stages does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, or differences in abilities unrelated to job performance. We encourage those from groups that are under-represented in the theater field to apply for this position.