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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

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INDIVIDUAL GIVING AND EVENTS ASSOCIATE

Position Type: Full Time Permanent

About the Position The Individual Giving and Events Associate is a new position created to help grow donations from individuals at the grassroots level, build a pipeline for major contributors and be an integral member of TDF’s fundraising team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Individual Giving and Events, the Individual Giving and Events Associate will implement two annual appeals generating $250k+ annually, while also creating welcoming engagement events that cultivate new supporters and help to grow TDF’s Champions program. This position requires a creative marketing eye and positive attitude as TDF works aggressively to grow contributed revenue generated from individuals.

The successful candidate will be able to prioritize assignments, work under pressure, and enjoy working on a team positioning itself for growth. The work for this position has the possibility of a remote/office hybrid schedule which is typically 35 hrs/week. Some evenings and weekends will be required. In this role, the right candidate will have full ownership of but not limited to the following:
  • Implement all aspects of fall and spring annual appeals for gifts below $1,000: Create and implement appeal plans, manage outside vendors, track progress and report on results; plan and implement marketing campaigns for Giving Tuesday and TDF Giving Day
  • Work to identify potential Champion level donors to be cultivated
  • Provide support for revenue generating events, facilitating administrative duties and record keeping
  • Coordinate 5-8 engagement events per year that include scheduling events, booking venue, preparing menu, assigning seating, working on invites, tracking RSVP, researching event attendees, scheduling, and implementing event postmortems
  • Support Senior Manager, Individual Giving and Events as needed
  • Support department with data entry and acknowledgements when the Department Coordinator is out
About you
  • You are passionate about or have an interest in the performing arts and making it accessible to all
  • You understand the importance of being able to effectively communicate, including being a good listener and writer; you are a strong proofreader and self-editor
  • You have experience or interest in marketing and events
  • You are detail oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • You take initiative, are flexible and work well both independently and with a team
  • You are a creative thinker and problem solver who works well with others and has a desire to learn and implement new ideas
  • You have a basic understanding of InDesign, Photoshop, Wordfly and SurveyMonkey or similar programs. Experience with Tessitura is a plus but not mandatory
Compensation and Benefits
Salary range is $45k-$50k 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: October 1, 2021

Please note that first round of interviews will take place between July 26- August 13. Final round of interviews will take place from August 30-September 10.

 




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