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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

New York Stage and Film is a non-profit company dedicated to artists developing new stories for theater, film, and beyond by supporting responsive processes. For 37 years, we’ve been a vital incubator for emerging and established artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that start with us and continue across the country and around the world.

 

To Apply

  • Please send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for at least 2 professional references to:

Development Manager Abbey Vensel: avensel@newyorkstageandfilm.org.

NYSAF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants shall be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. Candidates from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.  NYSAF staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of in-person work.

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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

Dates 

20-hours/week

from 11/1 - 12/22

Rate

$20/hour

NYSAF seeks a DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT to work closely with the New York Stage and Film Staff to produce a successful Winter Gala. This position will report directly to the Development Manager. 

This is a temporary position paid $20/hour, working approximately 20 hours per week. The Development Assistant will work remotely and in-person in New York City from November 1st 2021 - December 22, 2021. Must be available all day on the date of the event, December 13, 2021.

 

Ideal candidates will have excellent organizational, communication and writing skills; the ability to prioritize and multitask; the ability to oversee volunteers; familiarity with event management; and familiarity with database management. 

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RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

  • Managing the event management database - including: uploading and organizing information; and creating and maintaining external facing web pages

  • Training on the event check-in system for internal and external use 

  • Liaising with journal purchasers to create the ads

  • Assisting to process donation and ticket/table payments

  • Assisting in the creation of the Gala Journal and other print and digital deliverables

  • Assisting in Acknowledging Donors

  • Serving as day-of check-in and live giving resource/point person; including liaising with guests to ensure a smooth check-in and live giving process 

  • Assisting the Development Manager in directing event volunteers to ensure a smooth event

  • Other duties related to producing the 2021 Winter Gala as assigned

NEW YORK STAGE AND FILM SUMMER SEASON

The New York Stage and Film Summer Season in Poughkeepsie, NY serves the needs of theater and film artists today, bringing them safely together in community to generate new stories and connect with one another and audiences. Seasonal positions typically run for 5-9 weeks with some pre-season preparation for certain roles. 

 

For questions

Applications

Updates on our 2022 season will be announced by the end of 2021.

Positions

Typical positions are described below. Positions are subject to change for the 2022 season.

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COMPANY MANAGEMENT

Positions & Rates

Company Manager

$800/wk

Asst. Company Mgr.

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

COMPANY MANAGER

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $800 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Company Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and food stipend are provided. The Company Manager works closely with the Artistic Director and Artistic Producer to oversee the day-to-day experience of all artists and staff in residence during the NYSAF Summer Season.

ASSISTANT COMPANY MANAGER

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $600 per week. The Assistant Company Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and food stipend are provided. The Assistant Company Manger works closely with the Company Manager to oversee the day-to-day experience of all artists and staff in residence during the NYSAF Summer Season.

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PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Positions & Rates

Production Manager

$800/wk

Asst. Production Mgr.

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

PRODUCTION MANAGER

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $800 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Production Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Production Manager works closely with the Artistic Director and Artistic Producer to oversee the safe and orderly operations of NYSAF activities as a part of the 2021 season.

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $600 per week. The Assistant Production Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Assistant Production Manager works closely with the Production Manager to oversee the safe and orderly operations of NYSAF activities as a part of the 2021 season.

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LIGHTING

Positions & Rates

Lighting Director

$800/wk

Head Electrician

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

LIGHTING DIRECTOR

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $800 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Lighting Director is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Lighting Director works closely with the Head Electrician, Lighting Apprentice, and other members of the Production Staff to oversee the Lighting Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This position reports to the Production Manager.

HEAD ELECTRICIAN

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $600 per week. The Head Electrician is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Head Electrician works closely with the Lighting Director to oversee the Lighting Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This position reports to the Lighting Director.

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AUDIO

Positions & Rates

Audio Director

$800/wk

Audio Technician

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

AUDIO DIRECTOR

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $800 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Audio Director is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Audio Director works closely with the Audio Technician, Audio Apprentice, and other members of the Production Staff to oversee the Sound Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This position reports to the Production Manager.

AUDIO TECHNICIAN / MIXER

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $600 per week. The Audio Technician is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Audio Technician works closely with the Audio Director, Audio Apprentice, and other members of the Production Staff to oversee the Sound Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This position reports to the Audio Director.

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APPRENTICESHIPS

Positions & Rates

Arts Admin

Audio

Lighting

Prod. Management

Stage Management

$500/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

These are seasonal positions paid $500 per week. Apprentices are required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from early July through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. Apprentices work closely with their department colleagues to oversee the NYSAF Summer Season operations. Each position reports to their respective department head. Positions available:

ARTS ADMINISTRATION

AUDIO

LIGHTING

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

STAGE MANAGEMENT

NYSAF apprenticeships provide the next generation of theater artists with an unparalleled opportunity to live, work, and train alongside top professionals. The NYSAF summer staff forms a close community within the company’s stimulating and supportive environment and engages in extraordinary collaborations with other skilled professionals and world-class artists.