The National Theatre The National Theatre of Great Britain (NT) is dedicated to making the very best theatre and sharing it with as many people as possible. In its three theatres on the South Bank in London, the NT stages up to 30 productions each year, ranging from re-imagined classics – such as Greek tragedy and Shakespeare – to modern masterpieces and new work by contemporary writers and theatre-makers. The National's work is also seen on tour throughout the UK and internationally, and in collaborations and co-productions with regional theatres. Popular shows transfer to the West End and to Broadway, and through the National Theatre Live program, the NT broadcasts live performances to 2,000 cinemas in 50 countries around the world.
American Associates of the National Theatre The American Associates of the National Theatre (AANT) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, based in New York, that promotes and supports the work of the National Theatre in both Great Britain and the United States. Since 2005, the AANT has granted more than $20 million to the National Theatre, providing essential funding which supports the NT’s mission to develop world-class productions with affordable ticket prices, while reaching out to artists and audiences of the future through extensive education programs. The office includes four full-time staff members who are supported by a Board of Trustees and Honorary Council, as well as the National Theatre team in London. Further information about the AANT can be found at www.aarnt.org
The AANT is seeking a part-time Special Events Assistant with experience in event management in theatre or a related field. Applicants should have an interest in special events, British theatre and transatlantic exchange, and development. 24+ hours per week preferred, though specific days are flexible. This is a permanent position with an ideal start date of July 17th. The Special Events Assistant will report to the Senior Development & Special Events Manager and work closely with American and British staff, interact with the National Theatre’s London Development Team, AANT board members, and the National Theatre’s New York producing office.
• Contract Type: Permanent
• Salary: $21,000 per annum, paid bi-weekly
• Three days / 24 hours per week from 10am – 6pm, although additional hours will be necessary in order to fulfill the post’s requirements. Time off in lieu can be taken for these hours.
• Location: 214 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001
• Vacation: 15 days pro-rated in the first year, increasing with length of service thereafter
• Health & dental insurance: Provided after successful completion of 3-month probation period
• Other Benefits: Complimentary tickets for NT Live screenings and New York transfers of National Theatre productions, subject to availability
Please find the full job description and the application form available for download here: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/support-us/aant/about-the-aant/contact-the-aant/current-vacancies
Send resume and completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00pm EST on Friday, July 7, 2017 quoting "Special Events Assistant" in the subject line.
Please specify where you heard about the opportunity Interviews for the position will be held during the week of July 10, 2017. Ideal start date July 17, 2017.
The AANT is a New York-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports the work of the National Theatre in the United Kingdom and in the United States. Since 2005, the AANT has granted more than $10 million to the National Theatre, providing essential funding to support its mission to develop world-class productions with affordable ticket prices, while reaching out to artists and audiences of the future through extensive education programs.
Americans for the Arts serves, advances, and leads the network of organizations and individuals who cultivate, promote, sustain, and support the arts in America. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education.