Production Associate

Job Type

Full Time




425 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
United States


The Public Theater is seeking an unflappable associate to support the Production Executive and the Associate Director of Production. 


Provide administrative support to the Production office 

·        Create Playbill Title Page Designer Billing, Production Staff, and Credits listings and act as sole liaison with the Press department through redrafting process 

·        Ensure that all necessary designer reimbursement requests are in after show closes

·        Perform additional duties as required

Leads and Coordinates the design contracting process 

·        Negotiate designer and assistant designer contracts 

·        Draft, mail and track draft contracts to designers, agents, and union representatives 

·        Request and track delivery of payments to designers, including designer payments, assistant designer payments, reimbursements, reuse fees, royalties, and pension and welfare and dues payments from Finance, as well as the delivery and receipt of payment to designers, agents, and union representatives 

·        Coordinate designer travel & housing 

·        Maintain other contracts as needed ie rehearsal space contracts 


At least 1 year of office experience, attention to detail, excellent communication and organizational skills. Must be proficient in MS Word, Outlook and Excel. Experience with Concur and Event Booking a plus.

The Public is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. 

This is a Non-Exempt position according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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