Artist Relations & Operations Manager

Job Type

Full Time




425 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
United States


Joe’s Pub at The Public is one of New York City’s most celebrated venues for emerging and established performance artists. Named for Public Theater founder Joe Papp, Joe’s Pub debuted in 1998 and plays a vital role in The Public’s mission of supporting young artists while providing established artists with an intimate space to perform and develop new work. Joe’s Pub presents talent from all over the world as part of The Public’s programming downtown at its Astor Place home, hosting approximately 800 shows and serving over 100,000 audience members annually.

Joe’s Pub is looking for a full time Artist Relations & Operations Manager to perform a range of artistic, administrative and logistical activities to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization. This position will report to the Director of Joe’s Pub.


·        Set-up artists’ logistical, ticketing and hospitality needs for all Joe’s Pub performances

·        Train, schedule and supervise crew of part-time Performance Coordinators, covering shifts when necessary

·        Support Joe’s Pub artist community through artist development programs

·        Collaborate with Production Manager to compile shows needs and distribute to Joe’s Pub team

·        Build show map in Tessitura and manage ticket inventory for all Joe’s Pub performances

·        Process house seat ticket orders from artists, Public Theater staff and external stakeholders

·        Coordinate department/venue maintenance & security needs with the Public Theater Operations department

·        Work with the Programming & Administrative Manager on correspondence and walk-throughs for rental events


·        3+ years’ experience in the arts

·        Experience with and working knowledge of Tessitura

·        Ability to be highly organized, detail oriented and systematic, having strong time management and teamwork skills

·        Ability to work evenings

·        Strong written and verbal communication skills

·        Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

·        Passion for working in a diverse work environment

·        Working knowledge of New York City music/arts scene

·        Ability to be a self-motivated, creative, forward thinker

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 an 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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