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Thank you for your interest in working at 59E59 Theaters! 

Owned and operated by Elysabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation—a not-for-profit operating foundation—59E59 Theaters is a lively venue with a 195-seat theater, a 99-seat theater and a 40-60 seat flexible theater. We present a year-round curated program of about 34 Off-Broadway productions that are nurtured and supported through highly subsidized rental rates that include: technical, ticketing, FOH, marketing & advertising, facilities, and press services.

59E59 Theaters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. BIPOC applicants and candidates from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

59E59 Theaters Staff Agreement

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Marketing/General Manager

59E59 Theaters seeks a Marketing/General Manager who will not only lead the team in designing and implementing new approaches for achieving strategic goals in revenue generation, brand building, and audience development, but who will be recognized as a partner to executive leadership in organizational direction and in representing the organization to companies in residence. A marketing leader who is collaborative and confident, able to craft long-term strategies while also being responsive to in-the-moment sales, with a passion for taking an active role in bringing new work to traditional and new audiences would be successful in this role. 

59E59 Theaters was established by the Elysabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation in 2004 to grant professional space and expertise to non-profit theater companies premiering their work in New York City. Under the leadership of Val Day, Artistic Director, and Brian Beirne, Managing Director, 59E59 presents a year-round curated program of Off Broadway plays and musicals that are nurtured and supported through highly-subsidized rental rates, as well as production, ticketing, FOH, marketing, and press support. When productions are welcomed to 59E59 their tenure includes the services of the in-house marketing team and vendors, a significant part of the value of presenting work in this space.

Click here for the full description and the online application.

Box Office Associate (Part-Time)

59E59 Theaters seeks a qualified candidate for the role of BOX OFFICE ASSOCIATE (PART-TIME).

Reports to: Box Office Manager

Hours: Part Time; General availability for weekday, weekend and evening shifts is strongly preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to, in-person and telephone ticket sales, distributing tickets at will call, processing email ticket orders through Spektrix, and providing exceptional customer service to theater members, single ticket buyers and visiting theater companies. 

A strong performing-arts background, cash-handling and customer service experience is required.  Performing-arts box office experience is preferred, particularly with computerized ticketing systems and window sales. Experience in Google Drive (Docs/Sheets/Forms) is a plus.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, meticulous, aggressively punctual, even-tempered, kind, good-humored, professional in appearance and clear in both spoken and written communication.

Salary:
$16/hour

59E59 Theaters offers a range of benefits including medical, dental, paid vacation, sick leave, Transitchecks, flexible spending accounts, and an opt-in 401(k) retirement plan, paid educational and professional development opportunities.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter jobs@59e59.org.   

Please include Box Office Associate in the subject line. In the cover letter, please include why this position at 59E59 interests you and how your previous experience enables you to be successful in this role.  

If you do not meet all the criteria listed above but know you have what it takes to do this job, we encourage you to apply and tell us about yourself and your transferable skills in your cover letter.

Referrals of qualified candidates are also welcome.

59E59 Theaters is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. BIPOC applicants and candidates from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


Usher (Part-Time)

The Part-Time Usher is the first point of contact for our audience members so a welcoming and helpful energy is required.

In alignment with our Community Agreement, The Part-Time Usher will uphold 59E59’s mission and our dedication to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility (IDEA) in the workplace, and our commitment to be an anti-racist organization.

Reports to: Theater Manager 

Hours: 16 to 20 hours a week based on availability, Evenings & Weekends

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directing Patrons to appropriate theater spaces.
  • Providing information to patrons in regards to memberships and shows currently playing in the theater.
  • Coordinate all customer complaints to FOH assistants, Assistant House Manager or House Manager.
  • Operate Elevator to assist the control of people traffic.
  • Escorting patrons to their assigned seats.
  • Perform Pre-show theater checks to ensure theater is in a respectable manner to allow patrons in.
  • Monitor audience actions and report any disturbances that might occur during a show.
  • Report all lost and found items.
  • Assist the E: Bar bartenders in stocking the bar.
  • Responsible for taking tickets and reporting the House Count in the House Report.
  • Assist the House Manager or Assistant House Manager with any outstanding duties or responsibilities.
  • Participate in Annual 360 Performance Review Process
  • Must be COVID-19 Vaccinated and obtain an F-03 Indoor Place of Assembly Safety Personnel

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills and able to stay calm in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Knowledge and/or interest in theater preferred but not required

Start Date:
January 17, 2022

Salary:
$15/hour

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Colleen Morgen, House Manager at jobs@59e59.org.   

Please include Part-Time Usher in the subject line.  In the cover letter, please include why this position at 59E59 interests you and how your previous experience enables you to be successful in this role.  

If you do not meet all the criteria listed above but know you have what it takes to do this job, we encourage you to apply and tell us about yourself and your transferable skills in your cover letter.


Production Crew

If you would like to be added to the production crew call list, email jobs@59e59.org with a cover letter and resume. Please put Production Crew in the subject line of the email and be specific as to the departments or roles that you feel you would be most qualified to fulfill.