Associate Artistic Director
Red Bank, NJ
Two River Theater
Posted March 30, 2021
The Associate Artistic Director reports to—and works directly with—Artistic Director, John Dias as a key player in all artistic and producorial activities. 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
How To Apply
Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. COMPENSATION: Starting compensation for this position will be $70,000+. Benefits package includes medical and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, personal time and a 403 (b) retirement plan. TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, contact information for three references and two relevant writing samples (playbill article, grant narrative, theater criticism, et al) to Jackie Romeo at email@example.com. No phone calls please. SUBJECT LINE SHOULD READ: Associate Artistic Director Position
Deadline: Apr 30, 2021