Internships

The Flea offers part-time unpaid internships on a rolling basis. To apply for an internship, please click the button below to fill out an application form. For any questions regarding Flea internships, please call The Flea at (212) 226-0051 or email jobs@theflea.org.

Flea Internship Application

 

Jobs

Marketing Associate

The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated Marketing Associate with excellent organizational, communication and logistical skills to join our small entrepreneurial Off-Off Broadway organization. The Flea is a downtown beacon for creative artists of every discipline, and for adventurous audiences seeking bold and inventive work. We are also home to The Bats, a resident company of artists, now with over 100 members who perform in all our theaters.

Under the direction of the Producing Director and General Manager, the Marketing Associate strategizes and implements The Flea’s message, including overall branding and show specific marketing and manages the public image of The Flea by maintaining our website, sending regular email blasts, and has oversight of all printed program, invitations and advertisements.

This position works closely with the Audience Development Associate to design and execute a targeted marketing plan for each Flea production and season. They work with The Flea’s graphic designer on key art, with the videographer to create promo videos and with photographers for all press and publicity shots. The Marketing Associate also plans show specific pre and post show events, and works with the press representative on pitching stories and handling all press relations. The Marketing Associate is ultimately responsible for ‘butts in seats’ and works on strategies for appropriate group sales, discounts and comp offers.

Additionally, the Marketing Associate will play a large role in working with the Producing Director to position The Flea in our downtown community as well as the larger theatrical and cultural map.

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years experience working at an arts organization and have an understanding of producing Off -Off Broadway with a small administrative team. Candidates should possess quick problem solving skills, an ability to interact with artistic professionals at all career levels and an aptitude for maintaining systems to efficiently manage a multitude of situations.

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health and dental benefits, which are paid 100% by The Flea.  Typical office hours are 10am to 6pm, however this position requires some evening and weekends as needed. The Flea is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity onstage and off.

Start Date:  May 2018
Please email cover letter, resume and two references to:
jobs@theflea.org

 

General Manager

The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated General Manager with broad-based managerial skills.  The Flea is a downtown beacon for creative artists of every discipline, and for adventurous audiences seeking bold and inventive work. We are also home to The Bats, a resident company of artists, now with over 120 members who work and perform in all of our theaters.

Candidate must have problem-solving abilities, leadership skills and the kind of attitude necessary to enjoy working in a lively downtown atmosphere. The GM is an essential part of The Flea’s management team, working closely with all staff members and under the guidance of the Producing and Artistic Directors.

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of every aspect of the theater and for the logistical coordination of all productions, ensuring all aspects both on and off stage run smoothly and seamlessly.

Candidate must have exceptional facility with budgets and numbers (proficiency with Excel and QuickBooks is a must) as the GM oversees the complete fiscal operations of the theater.

Responsibilities include: managing production and operational budgets; managing all incoming and outgoing funds from all accounts; working with outside accountants in facilitating The Flea’s annual audit; contracting and hiring all production personnel; working with AEA and SDC on selected productions.

The GM works with the Producing Director to schedule all productions at The Flea, both in-house and rental – this involves long term planning of all Flea spaces. The GM works with the Director of Production and Facilities to ensure that Flea productions arrive on time and on budget, supervises and runs productions meetings and insures that The Flea facility is operational and fully functional. The GM oversees Flea staff, leads staff meetings and monitors box office and front of house, along with marketing and development activities. The GM works closely with the development associate in all fundraising and benefit activities.

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:  Late Summer 2018
Please email cover letter, resume and two references to:
jobs@theflea.org