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Internships

The New York Musical Theatre Festival internship program exposes students and young professionals to the world of non-profit theatre administration.

Our internships follow an academic semester schedule - Fall: September to December; Winter/Spring: January to April; Summer: May to August. Full-time candidates are preferred, however part-time positions are available with a base commitment of 16 hours per week.

All interns are expected to possess strong time management skills, be able to multi-task and prioritize duties, serve as a team-player, and have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Our program dates are run by academic semester:
Fall: Mid August to December;
Winter/Spring: January to May;
Summer: May to August

Full-time candidates are preferred, however part-time positions are available with a base commitment of 20 hours per week.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Development
Interns assist the Director of Development with all phases of institutional fundraising. Interns have regular contact with members and patrons; assist with planning of development events such as the Annual Gala, assist with proposal and grant writing, as well as database management.
*Additional Requirements: Salesforce experience a plus.

General Management
Interns support the General Management team with the execution of all programs. Tasks include the verification and review of contracts, assistance with the logistics of production set-up and tear down, filing, spreadsheet tracking and much more.
*Additional requirements: strong decision-making skills, ability to work well under pressure. Theater production experience is a plus.

Literary
Interns work with the Director of Programming to coordinate the evaluation of hundreds of submissions received each year as part of the Next Link Project. Duties include: submission tracking and script evaluation.
*Additional requirements: literary interest, ability to work independently, strong writing skills.

Marketing
Interns assist the Marketing manager with advertising and press for all NYMF programs. Duties include: writing proposals, outreach, identifying audiences for shows, working with Festival participants, digital/social media maintenance, graphic design, copywriting, reviewing press releases, website maintenance, eblast design as well as collaborating with advertisers and marketing partners.
*Additional requirements: excellent knowledge of digital/social/mobile media platforms, experience with MailChimp, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign -- please include samples of or link to, portfolio, experience.

Operations
Interns assist the Director of Operations with all logistics pertaining to organizational management. Interns interact and collaborate with the entire staff, and assist as a central point for information and coordination for all departments.
*Additional requirements: Salesforce, Constant Contact, OvationTix or any ticketing system experience a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
All interns are expected to possess:
• Strong time management skills
• The ability to multi-task and prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment
• Serve as a team-player
• Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
• Ability to think creatively and problem solve

HOW TO APPLY:
- Email Resume and Cover Letter to: jobs@nymf.org
- Please include ‘INTERNSHIP [specify which department]’ in the subject line
*Qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview.
NYMF is an Equal Opportunity Employer