Assistant to Playwright/Screenwriter | Playbill

Assistant to Playwright/Screenwriter

CATEGORY: Administrative

New York, NY

Job Details


Seeking intelligent, articulate full-­time assistant for award-winning writer with projects in theatre, film, music, and television.

While position includes normal personal assisting duties, it also involves script work, editing, research, scheduling, social media management, and development work. Position includes frequent travel, with extended stays (in cool places).

Applicants must be able to shift easily between creative tasks and general assisting duties while maintaining a “no task too small” attitude. The position includes a great deal of creative back and forth, so a breadth of knowledge and experience in various areas of entertainment and literature is desirable.

Applicant must know Final Draft, Microsoft Word, and iCloud. Experience troubleshooting technology is a definite plus -- as is an ability to read music. A valid driver's license is required. Experience in theatre is strongly encouraged.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in working with the Broadway or film communities. Work is in person, in NYC. A minimum of six months’ assisting experience is strongly recommended. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Email a résumé, a paragraph highlighting your relevant experience, and a paragraph about what your favorite piece that you’ve seen or read this year is and why (theatre, film, TV, or literature) to [email protected].


$40,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year



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