Under The Radar Festival Marketing Associate (Seasonal)

Job Type

Full Time




425 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
United States


Over the last 14 years, The Public’s Under The Radar Festival has presented productions from over 210 companies from 41 countries. The UTR Festival has grown into a landmark of the New York City theater season and is a vital part of The Public's mission, providing a high-visibility platform to support artists from diverse backgrounds who are redefining the act of making theater. Widely recognized as a premier launching pad for new and cutting-edge performances from the U.S. and abroad, UTR has presented works by such respected artists as Elevator Repair Service, Nature Theater of Oklahoma, Gob Squad, Belarus Free Theatre, Guillermo Calderón, and Young Jean Lee. These artists provide a snapshot of contemporary theater: richly distinct in terms of perspectives, aesthetics, and social practice, and pointing to the future of the art form.

The Public Theater is seeking an Under the Radar (UTR) Associate to work closely with the UTR Marketing team. The Public is a cultural institution dedicated to upholding principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate must be willing to investigate how those principles apply in the context of marketing and communications. The estimated duration of this position is 4-5 months.


·        Assist with building external and internal email communications, tracking metrics, surveys, and coordinating trades with partners

·        Work with the Marketing Manager to plan, implement and execute content on The Public’s social media channels

·        Execute UTR website updates and general site maintenance

·        Collaborate with the Marketing Manager on UTR marketing plans including research

·        Serve as primary liaison between UTR artists and marketing, including tracking and organizing bios, photos, video, approvals etc.

·        Assist with the creation of UTR collateral materials, proofreading and managing edits 

·        Track and update sales reports, reporting sales and sale goals to the UTR team

·        Provide other general marketing support for UTR

·        Perform additional duties as needed


·        1-2 years’ experience in a marketing role

·        Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

·        Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·        Ability to be proactive, detail-oriented, and collaborative

·        Ability to work some weekends and evenings

·        Theater or performing arts experience a plus

·        Knowledge of Photoshop, Dreamweaver, WordFly and/or Tessitura a plus

·        Knowledge of another language other than English a plus

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications 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 a Non-Exempt position according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: awah@publictheater.org

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to: awah@publictheater.org