Jobs

Internships

We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2017. Otherwise, we offer part-time unpaid internships on a rolling basis. To apply for an internship, please email a cover letter and resume to charliem@theflea.org.

Jobs: Seeking Technical Director and Box Office Coordinator

Technical Director

The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated Technical Director with broad-based technical and managerial skills. Candidate must have problem-solving abilities and the kind of attitude necessary to enjoy work in a lively downtown atmosphere. The TD will be an essential part of The Flea team working closely with the Production Manager and under the guidance of the Artistic and Producing Directors.

The Flea is opening a performing arts complex in Lower Manhattan – this is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to join our small but mighty staff and help us grow into our new space.

Working with the Production Manager and another TD, duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating, implementing, and managing all technical aspects of the theaters, tracking expenses, collaborating with theater, music, and dance companies to supervise the execution, construction, and implementation of designs, and to ensure compliance with contracts, policies and procedures.

The TD hires and manages all technical labor and works with incoming designers to manage the setup and installation of all technical elements of Flea shows – including sound, lights, video and scenery – throughout our three (3) theaters.

The TD also assists with facilities needs – performing routine maintenance, making repairs when possible and coordinating with contractors for building issues that require specialization. The TD also acts as an IT manager, dealing with IT issues when able, and advising on as well as managing new equipment purchases for the organization.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of related experience. BA or BFA in Technical Production or closely related field is required along with CAD, Lightwright, IT, lighting and sound design skill and experience. They must also be a dynamic self-starter and strategic thinker who possesses knowledge of and passion for the arts and belief in the mission of The Flea and Off-Off-Broadway.

The Flea is one of the industry’s leading Off-Off-Broadway theaters. Productions include ten World Premieres by A.R. Gurney as well as World Premiere productions by Elizabeth Swados, Adam Rapp, Will Eno, Itamar Moses, Thomas Bradshaw, Sheila Callaghan, Erin Courtney, Sean Graney and others.

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea. The Flea is an equal opportunity employer. People under-represented in the Technical Theater field strongly encouraged to apply.

Start Date: August 1, 2017

Box Office Coordinator

Please email cover letter, resume and two industry references to:
jobs@theflea.org

The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to fill the role of Box Office Coordinator and join our small staff as we move into a new performing arts center.

The Box Office Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of all front-of-house activities and day to day operations of the box office, including online sales and third-party vendors; marketing activities; helping to maintain a superior level of customer service; financial reporting and database management; training and scheduling of staff; ticket office cash management; ticket office coverage and night-of-show operations for performances; show settlement and reconciliation; maintenance of ticket office infrastructure.

This position will work closely with Producing Director and Marketing Associate in the formation of sales and service policies, pricing and strategy.

The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mind and spirit, good communication and writing skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and possess a love of theater. They must also be able to work and make decisions independently, have the ability to prioritize tasks and work excellently alongside the existing small and tight-knit staff of The Flea. Minimum of 1-2 years previous box office experience required, along with knowledge of OvationTix, accounting principles and cash handling.

The Flea is one of the industry’s leading Off-Off-Broadway theaters. Productions include ten world premieres by A.R. Gurney as well as world premiere productions by Elizabeth Swados, Adam Rapp, Will Eno, Itamar Moses, Thomas Bradshaw, Sheila Callaghan, Erin Courtney, Sean Graney and others.

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea. The Flea is an equal opportunity employer.

Start Date: August 1, 2017

Please email cover letter, resume and two references to:
jobs@theflea.org