Intern - Press Representative
Broadway to the RescueLos Angeles, CA
Freelance Unpaid Internship
Broadway to the Rescue is a new-ish production company that was created for the sole purpose of raising funds for charities through the medium of staging concerts featuring Broadway veterans, specifically supporting the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission.
We have staged two previous benefit concerts - one last December and one in June. Both concerts featured a bevy of Broadway stars, and in June we added a sizable ensemble and moved to a larger venue, which we sold out completely.
On December 1 & 2, 2016, we are staging our third concert in the series, a spectacular two night event!
We are in search of a savvy PR person - this is not really an intern position, but a position for someone who is open to donating their time for an amazing cause. You will be running the show!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Creating and sending press release to relevant outlets
-Securing press from multiple outlets - Targets are currently the LA Times, Variety, Broadway.com, Broadwayworld.com, Playbill.com - to name a few.
-Creating buzz around this exciting event - there's a great story here just waiting to be told!
-Getting press to attend a couple of press events we are creating before the shows
-Handling the red carpet on the two evenings - securing press, handling talent, covering the VIP Cast Party afterwards
-Follow Up press, post event
If you are looking to be of service to an amazing organization, and are hungry to tell a great story with your work, we are looking for YOU. It doesn't hurt if you happen to be a lover of musical theatre, or the arts in general. We have a cast full of theatrical professionals and Broadway Veterans.
We hope you'll reach out ASAP, as we've got some work to do, and we want you on our team!
This is a in-kind position. All services will be donated in service of Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission.
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