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About TDF

TDF is the oldest not-for-profit performing arts service organizations in the country. While we are perhaps best known for our TKTS Booths in Times Square, we have been dedicated to bringing the arts to everyone for over fifty years through a variety of programs and initiatives:

Expanding Access
For people who would love to experience the arts, but think it’s not for them, we’re removing barriers - distance, cultural, physical, financial, age, opportunity.

Cultivating Communities
 
We reinforce the spread of live theatre and dance beyond Broadway in neighborhoods and schools all over the five boroughs. We engage, educate and encourage people to make the performing arts a vital part of their lives; creating not just more audiences, but more diverse ones.

Supporting the Makers
We actively enable the creators, players and storytellers, offering and integrating our extensive research insights.

When a position becomes available, the job posting will be noted below. 
TDF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, both in our programs and in our workplaces. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.


OPEN POSITIONS


Online Presence Manager
Position Type: Full Time Permanent

About the Position

The ONLINE PRESENCE MANAGER supports the Director of Digital Strategy to implement TDF’s digital media strategy, developing brand awareness, generating inbound traffic and encouraging membership in and usage of services. The right candidate is proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Instagram with experience in digital advertising.

· Manage social media presence on all relevant platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and appropriate emerging sites

· Proactive online community management; Act as a customer service contact

· Identify and interact with theatrical community personalities and influencers

· Own social content calendar; Ensure materials are scheduled for optimal distribution

· Generate qualified leads through creation of surveys, polls, quizzes and contests

· Implement and track performance of online advertising campaigns for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, etc

· Create and update weekly reports that translate anecdotal and/or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the social media campaigns

· Work with development team to strategize digital content for fundraising initiatives

· Capture photos for online content at events and outings like student matinees and accessible performances

· Post in real-time during relevant industry events. I.e. Tony Awards, TDF award receptions, Obie Awards, Thanksgiving Day Parade, live Broadway concerts

· Manage social media freelancers and part time online presence intern

· Point person for social video content creation: drafting interview questions, conducting interviews, and coordinating with our video editor

· Maintain brand voice and look across all content and engagement with superior copy editing/writing

· Oversee organization of digital archive for social content, video and video captions

· Educate fans on all the various programs TDF operates

· Grow readership of TDF’s online magazine, TDF Stages through digital initiatives

About Theatre Development Fund 
Theatre Development Fund, Inc. (“TDF”), a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1967 to promote the performing arts, is a broadly-oriented service and advocacy organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone. TDF’s activities fall into three areas. TDF expands access, making the performing arts accessible to all by removing cultural, physical and financial barriers. TDF cultivates communities of theatergoers, by engaging, educating and encouraging people to make the performing arts an essential part of their lives. TDF supports theatre makers and sustains creators and advances the industry through convenings, research and the TDF Costume Collection. Through its programs, TDF brings theatre into the lives of over 2,000,000 people per year. TDF’s efforts are primarily focused in New York, but it has also been involved in audience development efforts for the performing arts across the United States and, on a limited basis, internationally.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package is offered.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to Resumes@tdf.org.

TDF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, both in our programs and in our workplaces. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.


Director of Finance and Administration
Position Type: Full Time Permanent

About the Position

The Director of Finance and Administration reports to the Executive Director and the Managing Director. The Director of Finance and Administration works closely with the Board’s Finance and Audit Committees. The Director of Finance and Administration provides leadership to support the sound financial operation, continuing growth and overall success of the organization.  Areas of involvement include:

Finance

  • Work with the Managing Director to provide overall leadership for all aspects of the organization’s financial management, planning, reporting and analysis and setting annual budgets (currently approximately $18 million) that guide organizational priorities and decision-making
  • Manage finance department staff
  • Involved in day-to-day management of accounting, including reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, financial reporting, grants management, cash flow analysis and yearly budgeting process
  • Extensive participation in the preparation of materials for the annual audit
  • Ensure compliance with standards and reporting requirements of external stakeholders, including government agencies, funders, auditors, donors, foundations and other relevant entities
  • Develop and maintain a system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards and procedures and educate and assist staff with the stated policies
  • Other duties as required by the Executive Director or Managing Director
Administration
  • Oversee office management, including Office Manager and Receptionist
  • Manage Payroll/Benefits Coordinator and outside PEO vendor for HR Administration, including benefits administration, payroll, HR advisory and policy and procedure development
  • Negotiate and manage external vendor relationships for banking, accounting, benefits, insurance and facilities
About You:
  • You are passionate about the performing arts, education and/or accessibility
  • You are inspired by the mission of TDF and eager to join others working to achieve it
  • You are highly self-motivated and driven by a strong work ethic and deep integrity
  • You create a positive work environment for those who report to you, fostering teamwork
In addition, you meet the following requirements:
  • At least 5 years of senior level management experience in finance and administration
  • Strong non-profit finance experience, including completions of annual audits
  • Thorough understanding of financial accounting, with demonstrated competencies in substantially all aspects of the role described above
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across departments to accomplish strategic initiatives and improve organizational performance
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including presenting to the board, committees and staff
About Theatre Development Fund
Theatre Development Fund, Inc. (“TDF”), a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1967 to promote the performing arts, is a broadly-oriented service and advocacy organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone. TDF’s activities fall into three areas. TDF expands access, making the performing arts accessible to all by removing cultural, physical and financial barriers. TDF cultivates communities of theatergoers, by engaging, educating and encouraging people to make the performing arts an essential part of their lives. TDF supports theatre makers and sustains creators and advances the industry through convenings, research and the TDF Costume Collection. Through its programs, TDF brings theatre into the lives of over 2,000,000 people per year. TDF’s efforts are primarily focused in New York, but it has also been involved in audience development efforts for the performing arts across the United States and, on a limited basis, internationally.

Compensation Salary will be commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package is offered.

To Apply Please email a cover letter and resume to DirFinResumes@tdf.org

TDF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, both in our programs and in our workplaces. We encourage applicants with a unique cultural perspective inclusive of race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, class, physical ability and sexual orientation.