The Shubert Foundation is the nation’s largest funder dedicated
to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatres, dance
companies, professional theatre training programs and related
service agencies. In 2021, the Foundation awarded more than $32M in
general operating grants to over 560 grantees.
Ranging from $10,000 to $325,000, the grants benefit a broad
spectrum of performing arts organizations, from large to small,
covering a wide range of locations around the country, from urban
to rural. The Shubert Foundation is especially interested in
providing support to professional resident theatre and dance
companies that develop and produce new American work. Emphasis is
placed upon a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The role is an
in-office position and the work schedule will be 10:00am to 6:00pm,
Monday through Friday. Overtime, including weekends, will
occasionally be required.
Assist the management staff with the daily
administrative function of the Foundation, including, but not
- Answering main phone line to field questions or route calls to
- Maintaining on-line database of applicants and funded
- Aiding in preparations of materials for application review and
- Maintaining files of current and past applications;
- Providing assistance with clerical tasks, scheduling meetings
and site visits, travel arrangements, expense reports, and petty
- Facilitating e-mail correspondence to organizations to provide
information and guidelines for funding;
Qualified candidates will possess:
- Bachelors’ Degree
- Prior work experience is not essential, but related
administrative internships and/or experience in not-for-profit
theatre or dance a plus.
- A passion for the performing arts.
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills, as well as
superb communication skills—both verbal and written.
- Computer literacy along with familiarity with Microsoft Office
Suite and grant management databases (such as Fluxx and Filemaker
- Ability to work independently—as well as part of a team—in a
We offer a competitive salary and a superior benefits
We ask that qualified candidates submit their cover letters and
resumes to email@example.com.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: It
has been and will continue to be the policy of The Shubert
Organization, its subsidiaries, and affiliates to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified
individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability,
genetic information, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, military or veteran status, or any
other legally protected categories.
We believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future
and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace
that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability, for both our
employees and our business.
We strongly encourage people of color, women, indigenous people,
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people,
veterans, parents, people from marginalized communities, and
individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Equal Opportunity
Employer, we welcome everyone to our team. If you need reasonable
accommodation at any point in the application or interview process,
please let us know.
For our full statement and goals for EQUITY AND
INCLUSION at The Shubert Organization, please visit