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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.

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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

 

Development Associate

The award-winning Flea Theater seeks a highly motivated Development 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

The Development Associate is responsible for executing a strategic program, designed by the Producing Director and a longstanding outside Development Consultant, to identify, cultivate, and steward individual gifts as well as foundation, corporate and government grants for operations, special projects and the completion of a $22M capital campaign.

Responsibilities include:
• maintaining a development calendar for new and renewed funding sources;
• tracking and acknowledging all gifts;
• drafting and maintaining donor communications, including Letters of Introduction;
• writing and submitting government, foundation and corporate proposals and reports;
• creating ancillary proposal materials  including financials, press kits and work samples; and
• providing support to the Producing Director and Development Consultant in all fundraising efforts.

While primarily focused on operating funds, this position is also vital to the successful completion of The Flea’s capital campaign. Specific responsibilities will include highly detailed donation tracking including the maintenance of board and government agency reports, and the facilitation of simultaneous individual donor campaigns.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of related development experience and demonstrated success in soliciting donations from government, foundation and corporate sources. Strong writing skills are a must, as is attention to detail and the capacity to organize and prioritize information and communicate well with staff, board and funders. Must have superb word processing and database computer skills and the ability to create and understand operating, capital and program budgets. They must also be a dynamic self-starter and strategic thinker with 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.

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