Artist Services Intern

Company: Opening Nights Performing Arts


Contact Person: Bethany Atwell

Application Deadline: September 1, 2016


Opening Nights Performing Arts Series and Festival engages the university, local, and global communities in creative experiences. The series annually presents over eighty performances, events, and education experiences for the university and community at-large.

The Artist Services Intern will assist with merchandise sales, artist hospitality, and additional services needed before, during, and after Opening Nights Performing Arts events. The position is designed for individuals interested in learning more about performing arts presenting.

Job Description
The intern will perform a variety of administrative functions important to the series, and will assist with one or more of the following projects at any given time:

  • Artist hospitality before, during, and after events
  • Artist transportation
  • Front-of-house merchandise sales
  • Event administrative preparation
  • Office administrative tasks
  • Attend weekly staff meetings (Mondays at 9:00 am)


Necessary Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Cash handling experience
  • Passion for the arts
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Time Commitment:

  • Candidates must be willing to work a regular office schedule for 7-8 hours per week:
  • Fall Semester – September through December
  • Spring Semester – January through May
  • Candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends for performances.

This is an unpaid internship. Incoming and current graduate students only. Theater, Dance, Music, Marketing, Public Relations, Education, Tourism, Hospitality, Music, Production, Arts Administration majors preferred. Interest in an arts management career, administrative support experience preferred.

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Job Originally Posted on: Monday, July 18, 2016