Assistant Company Manager

New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet

New York, NY

Work Location: In-office


  • Full Time
  • New York, NY (Remote)
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Dance
  • $60,000.00
  • $65,000.00
  • Hourly Rate (USD$): Annual

Website New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet

Position Summary

The Assistant Company Manager will be an integral part of New York City Ballet (NYCB) administration and will support two areas that are important to NYCB dancers’ work: company management (contract administration, touring, travel arrangements/logistics, workers compensation administration) and rehearsal administration (supporting rehearsal scheduling function, overtime submissions).

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Process the dancers’ individual artists contracts
Compile and write all tour information sheets
Assist with artists’ travel arrangements and work visas
Coordinate injury reports and workers compensation issues
Create, update, and distribute the company annual schedule
Assist with the rehearsal scheduling cycle
Post and update rehearsal schedules in the theater
Proof and edit the PLAYBILL program page casting
Provide dancer overtime calculations for payroll
Liaise with dancers and artistic staff on emergency rehearsals, cancellations and schedule changes
Other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration/Management, non-profit management, or related field a plus
One to two years’ experience in a related administrative field with knowledge of the performing arts sector
Knowledge and previous experience in dance/performing arts is preferable but not mandatory
Excellent attention to detail
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to problem-solve
Proficiency in MS Office software, particularly Excel and Word
Highest moral character and integrity

Attributes that help make a person successful in this role include:

Flexibility ● Positive attitude
Time management ● Team-oriented
Excellent work ethic ● Organizational skills
Detail-oriented ● Active listening
Problem-solving skills

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to:
Theater and studio settings
Office setting

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the minimum requirements of this position:

Regularly requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
Occasionally requires lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Work hours vary according to the event schedule and may include weekends, holidays, and other scheduled work periods as necessary. Occasional travel required.

Other Duties

Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

New York City Ballet is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military status or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, unemployment status, familial status, sexual violence or stalking victim status, caregiver status, arrest or conviction record to extent required by applicable law, credit history or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement of Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

New York City Ballet, one of the foremost ballet companies in the world, pursues the highest levels of artistic excellence and innovation. Therefore, we seek to attract, retain, and cultivate the most talented dancers, musicians, designers, stage technicians, and arts administrators. To this end, we are deeply committed to creating and sustaining an organizational culture that values diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are inspired by our founders, George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein, who envisioned an authentically American expression of ballet with a company that reflects the rich cultural diversity of this nation. In pursuit of their vision, we are committed to educating, developing, and supporting an organization that embodies diversity in its many forms.

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