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Studio Associate

CATEGORY: Administrative

Playwrights Horizons
New York, NY

Job Details


Playwrights Horizons – Studio Associate

Organizational Summary:

Playwrights Horizons is a writer's theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists, and to the production of their new work. Playwrights Downtown is a facility that houses Playwrights Horizons Theater School and Playwrights Rehearsal Studios.

We are seeking highly organized and responsible individuals to help oversee the space and welcome guests. Ideal candidates will enjoy providing structure in a creative environment, will be comfortable greeting and communicating with people, and will be able to jump in and assist with trouble-shooting problems. This is a part-time position, and shifts typically last between 4 and 7 hours. Shifts are scheduled in response to Theater School and Rehearsal Studio needs.


  • Provides reception needs for the spaces, including opening the spaces on time, closing the spaces, answering phones and emails, greeting and checking in guests, coordinating space bookings for clients, and routing all mail and packages

  • Serves as a point of Contact for students,faculty and renters while on site

  • Manage and enter client information in database

  • Assist in classroom set up needs as they arise

  • Assist in tracking and organization of studio equipment

  • Perform minor maintenance duties through the space, such as emptying trash, stocking restroom supplies, changing light bulbs, etc

  • Respond to inquiries from clients requesting space rentals

  • Serves as box office for student productions and Mainstage in the Fall and Spring semesters

  • Direct students to proper staff members as needs arise

  • Coordinate with the Facilities Manager on any building needs that may arise

  • Work with Playwrights Downtown Administrative Director in performing some administrative tasks necessary to the running of our studios


  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to interact with diverse populations, including undergraduate aged students and a wide variety of rental clients

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Composure and professionalism in a fast-paced work environment

  • Comfortable conducting business over the phone as needed

  • Basic computer skills are a must, and training on our scheduling software, Ungerboeck will be provided

  • Criminal Background Check will be required


$21.50 per hour.

Values Statement:

Playwrights Horizons is committed to building a more just future for everyone -- particularly those from historically oppressed communities, by employing a broad spectrum of voices that will enrich the quality and vitality of our work. Playwrights Horizons is an equal opportunity

employer that has a strong institutional commitment to uprooting all systems of oppression by demonstrative equitable and inclusive practices.

The organization is interested in receiving applications from people of all races, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, classes, religions, and people with disabilities.

The facilities at Playwrights Horizons are fully accessible and ADA compliant.

To Apply

Please email resume, cover letter and references as a pdf to [email protected] with Studio Associate in the subject line. Full Vaccination and booster encouraged. No phone calls please.


Jul 8, 2024 -


$20.00 – $21.50 per hour



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