Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.

Position Title: Marketing and Events Manager

About Dramatists Guild Foundation:

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.

In 2022, DGF is undergoing a strategic planning process that is reexamining our purpose and strategy. In addition, the DGF Staff are implementing anti-oppression practices in all aspects of the organization, including identifying and challenging oppressive characteristics of typical work culture. DGF encourages Staff at every level and department to engage in big-picture thinking in how our organization can challenge systems of oppression and about DGF’s role in the national theater landscape.

DGF is committed to sustaining an equitable and safe environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Access, equity, and authenticity are core values at DGF and we are dedicated to providing employees with a work environment that celebrates varied backgrounds and is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage candidates of all ages who identity as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, disabled, trans, non-binary, and queer to apply. All applications will receive consideration for employment.

Position Summary:

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) seeks a self-motivated and efficient professional to help support the overall organizational branding strategy. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Marketing and Events Manager will assume responsibility for management and execution of content creation, event planning, design, reporting, and other administrative responsibilities to support the Communications and Development departments.

Reports to:

Communications Director

Position Status:

Full-Time Exempt Salaried

Start Date:

June 2022 (based on candidate’s availability)

Location:

520 8th Ave, Suite 2401, New York, NY 10018. DGF has a Work From Home policy for after the office opens, however, since this is a leadership role involved in overseeing on site programs, 60 - 80% of their work time is on site when the office opens. The DGF Office is ADA accessible.

Salary:

$65,000

Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance (after 30 days), with premiums covered 100% by DGF for the employee and one spouse, domestic partner, or dependent.
  • Life insurance for the employee (after 30 days).
  • Commuter Benefits (includes public transportation and parking)
  • 401K with 3% employer contributions (after 1 year).
  • 6 weeks of paid time off annually, prorated to start date (after 30 days), Federal Holidays off, 3 flexible holidays for religious and cultural observances, and additional time off as a team at the discretion of the Executive Director.
  • Occasional free theater tickets and access to purchase house seats if available.
  • Eligibility for annual performance-based bonus of up to 7% of salary rate, prorated to start date. Bonus not guaranteed.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the Director of Communications in the overall Communications strategy for the organization, including how best to utilize the organization’s digital presence to communicate DGF’s mission
  • Manage promotional strategy and digital outreach for DGF’s programming, fundraising and special events
  • Work closely with the Development team to create, design and print fundraising materials, including event invites, donor reports, and mailers
  • Oversee day-to-day interactions on DGF’s social media platforms, including responding to DMs, liking/sharing posts, and other activities to boost engagement.
  • Work with DGF’s Social Media Consultant to create weekly content calendars and identify opportunities in the digital landscape to amplify DGF’s programming, resources and community of theater writers
  • Manage edits to the DGF website
  • Manage the organization of archival photo and video storage for the organization
  • Manage travel and accommodations, styling, and special requests for writers and performers involved in fundraising and special events, including the annual DGF Gala.
  • Prepare quarterly tracking reports for the Director of Communications

Other Specific Duties Include:

  • Collaborate with the DGF team through updates and communications in project management platform, Monday.com
  • Maintain records in an organized fashion in Google Drive
  • Attending occasional in-person and virtual work events (often evening); conversing with beneficiaries, donors, and Board Members.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • 3-5 years of related work experience in a full-time Marketing or Events position.
  • Experience with online marketing platforms, including experience working with e-mail and social marketing systems (Constant Contact, Buffer, etc.)
  • Experience in copy editing and graphic design
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Knowledge of the theater industry a plus
  • Ability to foresee challenges and problem solve
  • Ability to direct graphic design vision for the organization
  • Ability to work as part of a team and multitask
  • Experience with basic HTML, specifically in WordPress
  • Experience with targeted marketing, Google Analytics and SEO Strategy
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

How to Apply:

Please create an account through Submittable to submit your application. A cover letter is not required, but please answer the questions in the application fully with attention to sentence structure, spelling, and grammar. We are unable to accept applications via email or mail due to tracking difficulty and capacity.

If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail info@dgf.org with “Marketing and Events Manager” in the subject line, or call 212-391-8384, and we will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.

Position Title

Rehearsal Rooms Coordinator

About Dramatists Guild Foundation:

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.

At DGF, we are committed to the safety of our employees and their families. While COVID-19 continues to pose a threat to the health and well-being of all individuals, vaccinations can significantly reduce that threat and help protect our workplace as well as our community.

DGF is committed to sustaining an equitable and safe environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Access, equity, and authenticity are core values at DGF and we are dedicated to providing employees with a work environment that celebrates varied backgrounds and is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage candidates of all ages who identity as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, disabled, trans, non-binary, and queer to apply. All applications will receive consideration for employment.

Position Summary:

DGF seeks a self-motivated and efficient professional to help support the Rehearsal Rooms. Reporting to the Music Hall and Office Manager, the Rehearsal Rooms Coordinator will help oversee and manage the reservations, use and upkeep of three (3) rehearsal rooms.

Reports to:

Music Hall and Office Manager

Position Status:

Part-time

Start Date:

Early April 2022

Location:

520 8th Ave, Suite 2401, New York, NY 10018. We just moved into a new office and expect to have the office furnished and officially open by April 1. The DGF Office is ADA accessible.

Salary:

$25/per hour

Part-Time. 20hr per week, prefer 4 or 5 days (available to work evenings and weekends)

Benefits and Perks:

  • Occasional free theater tickets and access to purchase house seats, if available.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

  • Please note: Training will occur during regular business hours from 10am-6pm. Hours that need coverage will be from 5-11pm on weekdays and 9:30am-11pm on weekends. Flexibility is a plus.
  • Be aware of all visitor needs during their time in the rehearsal rooms.
  • Monitor booking platform to track specific needs for each reservation and for last minute changes.
  • Maintain the Daily Schedule (displayed on a monitor in the Reception Area) and make updates as needed.
  • Prepare rehearsal rooms: assure the general cleanliness of each room before each reservation and move materials (i.e. folding tables, chairs, music stands) as needed.
  • Track and restock any supplies needed for front reception and rehearsal rooms.
  • Confirm that visitors are following DGF rules for reserving space.
  • Reset rehearsal rooms at the end of the work day.
  • Manage the reservations email: respond to space inquiries and general questions.
  • Train other part-time Rehearsal Rooms Coordinators.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • At least two years hospitality/customer service experience.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of G-Suite.
  • Sharp attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to handle work with a high degree of discernment, discretion, tact, and integrity.
  • Experience in the entertainment or performing arts industries preferred.
  • A proactive work style.
  • Self-reliant. Must be able to work independently with frequent interruptions, as artists come in and out of the space.
  • Experience with Monday.com a plus.
  • Experience with SuperSaas or other reservation/booking software a plus.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. preferred - moving folding tables, chairs, music stands and couches within the rooms.
  • Must have a love for the arts and artists.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

How to Apply:

Please create an account through Submittable to submit your application. A cover letter is not required, but please answer the questions in the application fully with attention to sentence structure, spelling, and grammar. We are unable to accept applications via email or mail due to tracking difficulty and capacity.

If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail info@dgf.org with “Rehearsal Rooms Coordinator” in the subject line, or call 212-391-8384, and we will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.

The Dramatists Guild Foundation's (DGF) Housing Assistance Grants are one-time awards that assist professional dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) with housing expenses accrued as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. DGF is committed to preventing eviction and displacement among theater writers and to help dramatists rebuild their lives during the pandemic recovery period.

Theater writers should apply for immediate financial assistance with the following: outstanding mortgage and rent payments, sudden increases to rent prices, overdue utility bills, outstanding costs related to moving, or credit card debt related to any of the aforementioned reasons. 

If you hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from applying at this time.


Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. Applicants who have previously been awarded a DGF Emergency Grant and meet new eligibility requirements are welcome to apply to this program. Dramatists who are currently unhoused or are seeking financial assistance for non-arrears related hardships are encouraged to apply to DGF's Emergency Grant program . 

DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status. 

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This form is for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) to apply for emergency financial assistance from the Dramatists Guild Foundation due to Covid-19 related circumstances. 

Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. Applicants who have previously been awarded one DGF Emergency Grant and meet new eligibility requirements are welcome to apply to this program. If you have received two DGF Emergency Grants since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, or hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from re-applying or applying at this time.

DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status.


Esta forma está dirigida a dramaturgos, compositores, liricistas y libretistas que deseen solicitar ayuda económica por parte de Dramatist Guild Foundation para cubrir los gastos de cualquier situación ocasionada por la pandemia de COVID-19.

Las subvenciones de ayuda para vivienda del Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) son becas de una sola ocasión para ayudar a  escritores teatrales profesionales  (dramaturgos, liricistas, compositores, libretistas) con gastos de vivienda acumulados a causa  de la pandemia del COVID-19. DGF está comprometido a evitar que los escritores de Teatro sufran evicción o desplazamiento, así como a ayudar a dichos dramaturgos a rehacer sus vidas durante el periodo de recuperación de la pandemia.

Los escritores teatrales en las condiciones mencionadas a continuación, podrán solicitar ayuda financiera inmediatamente: Pagos de hipoteca o renta pendientes, incrementos repentinos de renta, pagos de servicios atrasados, deuda por gastos de mudanza, o deuda de tarjetas de crédito por cualquiera de las causas anteriores.

Por favor tenga en cuenta que las restricciones de elegibilidad han cambiado recientemente. Los solicitantes que hayan recibido una subvención anteriormente, podrán volver a solicitarla si cumplen con los requisitos actuales. Aquellos dramaturgos que por el momento no cuenten con un hogar o que busquen ayuda no relacionada con la vivienda, podrán aplicar a las Subvenciones de Emergencia DGF.

A los escritores teatrales que busquen ayuda para salud y bienestar mental se les recomienda que apliquen a Steven Schwartzberg Grant for Mental Health and Wellness  De DGF.

DGF atiende a todos los escritores teatrales en los Estados Unidos de América sin importar estatus de inmigración.

*Indica que es una pregunta requerida. Si usted es nuevo en este sistema recibirá un correo de Submittable para confirmar su cuenta.

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