Associate Artistic Director
Red Bank, NJ
Two River Theater
Posted February 14, 2020
The Associate Artistic Director works directly with Artistic Director, John Dias as a key player in all artistic and producorial activities of Two River Theater. The Associate Artistic Director oversees the budgets and staff of the Artistic Department and plays a leading role in season planning, line producing, and all related artistic programming by cultivating artistic and industry relationships, participating in humanities and lifelong learning activities, participating in arts engagement activities, participating in donor cultivation events, and representing the theater locally and in the national conversation throughout the field. We seek an individual with a demonstrated background as an artistic producer and with a skillset that ranges across new plays, musicals, and classics.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidates will have deep artistic insight and a gift for communicating clearly, sensitively and supportively with artists and audiences at all points in the producing process. A talent for clear and lively prose writing is necessary as all members of the artistic team contribute as writers to grants, marketing materials, playbills et al. A strong knowledge of the field—with a wealth of relationships and knowledge of the most exciting directors, playwrights, actors, designers and projects—is also important.
• A positive attitude, ability to think creatively, and collaborative work style;
• Should exhibit a high degree of organization, attention to details and ability to multitask;
• Must be proficient with computers, especially Word, Outlook and Excel;
• Ability to work on selected weekday and weekend evenings required;
• Residency in New Jersey required.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, personal time and a 403 (b) retirement plan.
How To Apply
To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references and two relevant writing samples (playbill article, grant narrative, theater criticism, et al) to Artistic Assistant, Kamilah Bush at KBush@trtc.org. No phone calls please.
Deadline: Mar 06, 2020