New York, NY
Broadway Licensing and its family of imprints (Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts and Stage Rights) is the global leader in theatrical licensing and distribution. The iconic works represented epitomize the greatest collection of authors, composers, lyrists, and underlying rights holders across the globe including Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Lynn Nottage, Alan Menken, Stephen King, Elvis, the Bee-Gees and the Beatles.
The Broadway Licensing collection of titles represent over an astonishing 40 Tony Award and 48 Pulitzer Prize winning works. The company leverages its team’s expertise in licensing, theatrical production, theatre education, and content creation to diversify, strengthen, and rapidly expand its portfolio into new sectors and markets. Founded in 2017, Broadway Licensing has quickly scaled and, as of 2022, the company represents 8 of the Top 10 most produced plays in professional theatres and 9 of the Top 10 most produced plays in High Schools.
In 2020, Broadway Licensing launched the Emmy Award nominated streaming platform, Broadway On Demand, offering exclusive theatrical content, interactive events and original programming projected to reach well over 200 million households by 2023. Additionally, Stageworks Productions, the original live stage content creation arm dedicated to the development of innovative, theatrical intellectual properties has developed several world premier musicals which have been produced in over 90 countries. In all, the combined force of the Broadway Licensing family of imprints continues to grow, with a singular goal to make everyone in the world a theatre person.
Broadway Licensing’s portfolio of brands seeks a full-time, Acquisitions Manager to manage its catalog of plays, playwrights and new initiatives. A passion and understanding of the theatrical landscape are a must.
Reporting to the Director of Acquisitions and in partnership with each corporate function, you’ll work to help drive the strategy behind play acquisitions and distribution. You will collaborate with the Director of Acquisitions on creating new play and new playwright initiatives as well as look to create methods of distribution that make these works more accessible to a wider audience. You will work with the team on harnessing, mining, assessing and cultivating empirical data out of the company’s systems to create and support development and distribution strategies. You will work directly with agents and authors through the submission and acquisition process. You’ll be a champion for the company, passionate about the work and a master of communication - both internal and external.
Key Responsibilities Include:
This is a full-time, in-office, position in a fun and friendly, yet hard working environment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Broadway Licensing offers excellent benefits, including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance.
Please send a cover letter and resume.
Start Date: available immediately.
Nov 23, 2022 -
$59,000.00 – $65,000.00 per year
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