Summer 2013 Internship Opportunities
Duration: Late May 2013- August 2013 (dates flexible depending on intern needs)
Hours: Minimum 120 hours, approximately 10 hours per week.
Details: All internships are unpaid and can be used for college credit at your College’s discretion.
To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marketing and Development
Interns will work with TTT’s Business Manager and Executive Director to learn the basics of marketing and fundraising in a start-up performing arts and educational organization. He/She will implement a marketing plan that focuses on building brand awareness, promoting company performances and events, and utilizing social media as a communications tool. S/he will also assist with an individual contributions campaign, assist in planning yearly fundraising gala and learn grant-writing skills. Additionally s/he will help to develop organization-branding materials like brochures, funder recruiting packets and video/image documentation.
Applicants should have strong organizational and communication skills. S/he should have a passion for working in social justice and community theatre. S/he should be a “self-starter” and have the ability to work independently. Excellent writing and editing skills are highly desirable. S/he should be excited to work with the team. Students with business and marketing backgrounds a plus. Must be able to adopt and vision and properly execute/present it before possible investors/funders. Technical skills needed: Microsoft office, social media access, photoshop/inDesign a plus.
Theatre Education and Community Outreach Intern:
Intern will participate in TTT’s Educational Theatre programs by assisting and sometimes leading on-site theatre workshops with TTT’s Executive Director and other Teaching artists. Students will learn how to properly develop theatre lessons for community involvement and how to tailor lessons for young people and adults. Tasks include participating in lesson planning sessions, assisting with set-up and strike of weekly workshops, participating in all activities during workshop times, as well as leading warm-ups and stretches during class sessions. Students will also participate in group outings as well as research/dramaturgical projects and community organizing events. Students will become well versed in Augusto Boal’s Theatre of The Oppressed Techniques and will be required to attend training workshops. Some administrative tasks will be required in order to prepare for workshops.
Intern should have an interest in community building through theatre and education. Ideal candidates will have acting, dance and or music backgrounds and training. Interns need to feel comfortable speaking publicly and have excellent networking and communication skills. Students must feel comfortable with commuting and moving around NYC and have the ability to do so.
Arts Management and Administrative Intern
Intern will work with Executive Director and Business manager to learn basic arts program management. Tasks will include creating program description documents, working with artists and in-school administration to organize weekly classes, track lesson plans, and help maintain contractual terms. Students will also work with Director of education to help modify existing programming by reviewing program evaluations and making necessary adjustments to better employ resources, artistic personalities and organization pillars. Some tasks will include site visits, administrative work, filing, online meetings and correspondence. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning how to create, develop, and execute arts programming. Technical skills needed: Microsoft office, social media access, photoshop/inDesign a plus.
Applicants should have strong organizational and communication skills. S/he should have a passion for working in social justice and community theatre. S/he should feel comfortable leading, have self-initiative and be comfortable with representing our organization in public settings. S/he should be a self-starter” and have the ability to work independently. Excellent writing and editing skills are important. S/he should be excited to work with the team.
Media and Video Production Intern
Media and Video Production intern will work under the supervision of our Artistic Director to create and release viral marketing campaign items, collect and edit video content of live performances, weekly video blogs and interviews. Intern will perform a variety of tasks from editing and uploading videos and images, onto YouTube and Vimeo as well as maintenance of Flickr account and promoting those video/images on Facebook and Twitter as well as other websites.
Applicants should have strong organizational and communication skills. S/he should have a passion for working in social justice and community theatre. S/he should be a self-starter” and have the ability to work independently. Reliable transportation is important. Excellent attention to detail. Technical skills: FinalcutPro, After Effects, PhotoShop, Illustrator, and WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, Viemo, Goodledocs.