Finance Fellow

The New Group, one of New York’s leading Off-Broadway theaters, is seeking a part-time Finance Fellow.  

Founded in 1995, The New Group is an award-winning, artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater. In addition to producing three annual productions, an annual fundraising gala, and other community events, the organization’s New Group/New Works play and musical development program champions original works by emerging and established authors. The New Group also operates a variety of theater education programs that provide opportunities for artistically inclined middle and high school, college, and adult students. The New Group Off Stage celebrates work at the intersection of art, multimedia, and social engagement by showcasing some of today’s most compelling storytellers through web series, feature films, audio plays and more. 

Reporting to the Business and Operations Manager, the Finance Fellow supports our day-to-day financial operations and office management. Join our dynamic team and learn the foundations of non-profit finance, all while contributing to the world of Off-Broadway theater. This entry-level position offers ample opportunities for growth and learning.


Key Responsibilities: As a Finance Fellow, you will be a crucial part of our team, assisting in various financial management and administrative tasks. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assisting in compiling materials for the annual audit 
  • Entering and settling box office and donation income.
  • Supporting the weekly accounts payable process 
  • Tracking various accounts such as payroll and union benefits
  • Reconciling credit card statements and petty cash accounts
  • Helping to manage the physical office space by ordering supplies, maintaining clean and organized storage and pantry spaces, and interfacing with vendors and facility staff


Qualifications: To thrive in this role, you don’t need extensive experience. Don’t worry if you don’t meet all the qualifications – we value a willingness to learn and a positive attitude. We are looking for candidates who possess the following:

  • An interest and passion for theater
  • Basic knowledge of Excel (we’re here to help you learn more!)
  • Attention to detail and meticulous nature
  • Desire to learn more about financial management 


What You Can Expect: This is an opportunity to learn practical skills in non-profit financial management and gain exposure to the inner workings of a professional theater. We offer a supportive environment where you’ll have the chance to work closely with a team that values your contributions and is dedicated to your development. 

In addition to the specific fellowship description, the Finance Fellow will become part of the New Group team in order to expand the breadth of their understanding of how a non-profit theater operates. This will include things like, participating in weekly departmental and staff meetings, attending and providing event support for opening nights, fundraising benefits and other special events. The New Group will also provide career guidance and mentorship, tailored to the needs and interests of the fellow.

This is a part time temporary hourly position with a rate of $20 per hour and a monthly metrocard. Work hours will be in person Tuesday-Thursday between 10am-6pm. Occasional evening hours may be required if support is needed during special events. The fellowship will end at the close of the season, the end of June 2024.

The New Group embraces diversity in all forms and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation.  The New Group is an E.O.E. and BIPOC, immigrants, veterans, disabled, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals are encouraged to apply. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact us at

Please email a cover letter and resume with references to Please put ‘Finance Fellow’ in the subject line.  No phone calls please.