Summer Internships - New York Musical Festival // GM, Executive, Programming, Marketing, Audience Services

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Summer Internships - New York Musical Festival // GM, Executive, Programming, Marketing, Audience Services

New York Musical Festival
New York, NY 10036
US

CONTACT NAME

Beatriz Westby

Job Details

CATEGORY

Internship

TITLE

Summer Internships - New York Musical Festival // GM, Executive, Programming, Marketing, Audience Services

DESCRIPTION

The award-winning New York Musical Festival is seeking interns to help during the 2018 Festival. Positions are available in the Executive, General Management, Programming, Marketing and Audience Services departments. 

The internship program exposes young professionals to the world of non-profit theater administration and production. Interns are active participants in the day-to-day operations of all facets of the company. Our interns not only gain valuable skills in the industry but also receive support and feedback from their supervisors and fellow staff, as well as exposure to a diverse array of non-profit and commercial theater organizations and professionals.

NYMF interns are independent, organized, and comfortable under pressure. They also have strong writing, research, and communication skills.

Internships are open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as early-career professionals. All interns receive a monthly travel stipend after successful completion of their internship. Alternatively, college credit can be arranged in lieu of a stipend.

PROGRAMMING
The Programming Intern is instrumental in making artistic decisions at NYMF. From selecting productions for the Festival to working with creative teams at every step of the process to organizing public and private events throughout the year, the Programming team is consistently taking on new projects. The Programming Intern reports directly to the Producing Artistic Director. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to work independently, and both literary and theatrical interests.

Responsibilities may include:
Evaluation and management of script submissions, attendance at readings and performances, interfacing with creative teams, and overall assistance to the Producing Artistic Director for all aspects of the Programming Department.
Preferred Experience:
Experience reading, analyzing, and evaluating scripts Comfortable with high volume tracking and artist interfacing Dramaturgical experience and musical knowledge are a plus  
Ideal for:
Those pursuing careers in Theatrical Programming, Creative Producing, Literary Management, Dramaturgy, Playwriting and/or Theatrical Composition, or Artistic Direction.


MARKETING
Our Marketing team uses their communication skills to let the world know that "Musicals Live Here" at NYMF. This team plays a critical role in coordinating a unified voice for all communications and help to sustain our fun and festive image in an ever-changing theatrical landscape. The Marketing Intern reports directly to the Director of Marketing. The ideal candidate will be an organized self-starter with an interest in marketing or related fields and have a great passion for musical theater. Light graphic design experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or InDesign is preferred.

Responsibilities may include:
Brand strategy, advertising, promotions, press, partnerships, graphic design, social media, analyzing consumer data, insights, website maintenance, research, sales and market developments.
Preferred Experience:
Knowledge of advertising on social media platforms Experience using and creating engaging content for a variety of social media platforms Excellent written communication skills Experience with MailChimp or other marketing platforms Light graphic design work with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Wide knowledge of current Broadway and musical landscape  
Ideal for:
Those majoring in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Social Media, Advertising, Sales, Business, or Creative Problem Solving

GENERAL MANAGEMENT
Each member of the General Management team works to contract and execute all programs related to the Festival. Through daily correspondence with representatives from each Festival show, along with venues, unions, and other theatrical organizations, the GM team ensures the continued functionality and viability of the Festival. The ideal candidate will be an organized, independent worker with an interest in any field of theatrical management or administration, along with a special place in their heart for musical theater.

Responsibilities may include:
Review, tracking, and management of contracts, vendor communication and tracking, event coordination, production logistics, and coordination with all Festival show representatives.
Preferred Experience:
Leadership position in the theater (i.e director, producer, stage manager, etc) for a college level or higher production Experience with reading and drafting contracts is a plus Comfortable with formatting and maintaining complex spreadsheets Theatre and event production experience is a plus
Ideal for:
Those pursuing careers in General Management, Company Management, Event Coordination, Theatre Administration, or Producing.

EXECUTIVE
Working directly with the Executive Director of the Festival, the Executive Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to all aspects and departments of the Festival. The ideal candidate will be independent, organized, highly proficient in researching, writing, and editing, and will also have a love of musical theater.

Responsibilities may include:
Extensive communication with major donors and board members, liaising with high-level industry, fiscal sponsorship correspondence, and administrative support to the Executive Director.
Preferred Experience:
Wide knowledge of current Broadway shows and musical landscape Leadership position in the theater (i.e director, producer, stage manager, etc) for a college level or higher production Proficient in both Windows and Mac  
Ideal for:
Those pursuing careers in Producing, Development, or Theatrical or Non-Profit Administration.

AUDIENCE SERVICES
The Audience Services team is responsible for all aspects of ticketing for the Festival. Through daily communication, the Audience Services team provides excellent customer service to Festival shows, Patrons, Passholders, and audience members. The Audience Services Intern will also assist in managing discounts and ticketing analytics.

Responsibilities may include:
Communication with Patrons, Passholders, and show producers coordinating press and VIP reservations, setup of ticketing software, booking comps and discounted seats, placing and releasing holds, and daily reporting of income and seat inventory.
Preferred Experience:
Customer service or Front of House experience  Comfortable with formatting and maintaining complex spreadsheets  Theater and event production experience is a plus   
Ideal for:
Those pursuing careers in Company Management, Box Office Management, or House Management.

HOW TO APPLY:

o    Fill out the application form https://airtable.com/shruCzriPkgTbA2qa

o    Make sure to attach your resume and cover letter

o    Please include 2 professional references in your cover letter

o    Qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview

o    NYMF is an EOE

For additional questions, please e-mail interns@nymf.org.

DURATION

May 21, 2018 - August 17, 2018

SALARY

Metrocard Stipend

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE

https://airtable.com/shruCzriPkgTbA2qa