Spring Internships // General Management and Executive/Development - New York Musical Festival

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Spring Internships // General Management and Executive/Development - New York Musical Festival

New York Musical Festival
New York, NY 10036
US

CONTACT NAME

Beatriz Westby

Job Details

CATEGORY

Internship

TITLE

Spring Internships // General Management and Executive/Development - New York Musical Festival

DESCRIPTION

The award-winning New York Musical Festival is seeking interns to help as preparations begin for the 2018 Festival. Positions are available in the Executive and General Management 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.

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.   



HOW TO APPLY:

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

Please attach your resume and cover letter

Please include 2 professional references in your cover letter

Qualified candidates will be contacted directly to schedule an interview

NYMF is an EOE

FOR ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS, PLEASE E-MAIL INTERNS@NYMF.ORG.

DURATION

January 16, 2018 - May 18, 2018

SALARY

Stipend

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE

https://airtable.com/shruCzriPkgTbA2qa