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About TDF

TDF is the oldest not-for-profit performing arts service organizations in the country. While we are perhaps best known for our TKTS Booths in Times Square, we have been dedicated to bringing the arts to everyone for over fifty years through a variety of programs and initiatives:

Expanding Access
For people who would love to experience the arts, but think it’s not for them, we’re removing barriers - distance, cultural, physical, financial, age, opportunity.

Cultivating Communities
 
We reinforce the spread of live theatre and dance beyond Broadway in neighborhoods and schools all over the five boroughs. We engage, educate and encourage people to make the performing arts a vital part of their lives; creating not just more audiences, but more diverse ones.

Supporting the Makers
We actively enable the creators, players and storytellers, offering and integrating our extensive research insights.

When a position becomes available, the job posting will be noted below. 

TDF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, both in our programs and in our workplaces. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation. 

OPEN POSITIONS


MANAGER OF ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES
Position Type: Full Time Permanent

About the Position
TDF Accessibility Programs (“TAP”) provides a membership service for theatregoers who are hard of hearing or deaf, have low vision or are blind, who cannot climb stairs or who require aisle seating or wheelchair locations. The department also presents Autism Friendly performances of Broadway musicals and plays in a friendly, supportive environment for children and adults on the autism spectrum or with other developmental or cognitive disabilities. The MANAGER OF ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES is a vital member of the TAP department and supports the Director of Accessibility Programs in bringing the mission of the department to life. The work for this position has the possibility of a remote/office hybrid schedule which is typically 35 hrs/week. In this role the right candidate will have full ownership of but not limited to the following:

  • Design, schedule and proof read blasts for OC, ASL, AD, Veterans Program, Autism Friendly Performances, and Student Program performances
  • Work with ASL interpreters, AD and OC contractors to communicate newly scheduled performances, coordinate contracts and setup preview dates
  • Process and create ticket sales and refunds for members within Tessitura
  • Seek out new shows for fall/spring offerings for schools
  • Seek out shows for year round OC, AD and ASL performance schedules
  • Handle all aspects of TAP Plus applications, booking panelists, reports and working with TAP team to read and evaluate applications and determine grant awards to arts organizations
  • Coordinate all aspects of AFP including resource material, volunteers, ticketing, cast and house staff training and tracking supplies
  • Keep TDF Accessibility and Theatreaccess.nyc web pages up-to-date to reflect current performances and programs
  • Help cover evening/weekend OC, ASL, AD and AFP performances as a representative of TDF
  • Assist in supervising departmental intern and provide short and long term tasks for completion
  • Maintain national training program partnerships for OC and AFP when they resume and serve as point person for scheduling, LOAs and regional theatre reports
About You
  • You understand the importance of being able to effectively communicate, including being a good listener
  • You are passionate about or have an interest in the performing arts and making it accessible to all
  • You are a creative thinker and willing to use past experience and imagination to resolve issues
  • You work well with others and have a desire to learn and implement new ideas
  • Have basic understanding of InDesign, Photoshop, Wordfly, SurveyMonkey and Eventbrite or similar programs. Experience with Tessitura is a plus but not mandatory
Compensation and Benefits

Salary range is $50k-$56k and an excellent benefits package is offered which includes medical, dental, vision and PTO.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Resumes@tdf.org. You may also use this email address should you have any accessibility concerns regarding this position.

Start Date: August 2, 2021