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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 & Graphic Design
Interns assist the Marketing manager with publicity and sponsorship for all NYMF programs. This job is HEAVY on graphic design and website management. Duties include: writing proposals, outreach, digital/social/mobile media maintenance, as well as collaborating with advertisers and sponsors.
*Additional requirements: excellent knowledge of digital/social/mobile media platforms, experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign-- please include samples of or link to, portfolio, experience with proposal writing a plus.

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