Paid Intern - Marketing & Events
Glendale ArtsGlendale, CA
Part Time Paid Internship
Glendale Arts is looking for an outstanding college junior or senior to join the Alex Theatre Marketing & Events Department as a Marketing & Events Intern during the Fall 2017 semester.
Are you interested in learning about the behind-the-scenes nuts and bolts of the life cycle of events at the venue level, from booking rental activities to working with promoters and producers to publicize shows?
Do you have an interest in and knowledge base of live entertainment, performing arts, media, current events, film, television, and special events?
Are you social media and Internet savvy and looking to apply your knowledge to running business/public pages and accounts?
Writing 101 or Advanced Writing - Where do your abilities to write in a polished manner fall?
The mission of Glendale Arts is to integrate the arts into the identity, growth and economic vitality of the City of Glendale by presenting programming and creating partnerships that benefit youth, patrons, artists, organizations and businesses in the community and at the Alex Theatre.
The 1,413-seat Alex Theatre has been a Glendale landmark since 1925. The historic venue is a world-class performing arts and entertainment center and hosts a year-round season of music, dance, theatre, comedy, film, cultural performances, location shoots, and a variety of special events.
The Marketing & Events Intern reports to Glendale Arts' Director of Marketing & Events and will be involved in various facets of the Alex Theatre Marketing & Events Department's activities. He or she will work directly on the venue's 2017-18 season programming in both administrative and marketing capacities (contracts, social media campaigns, copywriting, and more), in addition to providing general departmental support, such as data entry and research.
The majority of the intern's time will be spent in the Glendale Arts office working in a collaborative team environment and can involve interfacing with the organization's clients, patrons, vendors and service providers, colleagues in the community, supporters, and donors.
Job Requirements and Qualifications:
The intern must have strong writing and communication skills and mindful attention to detail. He or she must also be familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Word and Excel, Internet research, and social media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Experience with managing and/or contributing to a page for a brand, project or other applicable entity (including a personal brand or project) is a plus, but not a requirement. Familiarity and experience with FileMaker, WordPress, Constant Contact, and the Adobe Creative Suite are also preferred, but not required.
This internship is ideal for students studying Communications, Marketing or related disciplines. Work experience can serve as a substitute for education focus.
The intern should be available to work a minimum of twenty hours per week during business hours (9:00am-6:00pm) on Monday-Friday.
The intern will occasionally be asked to work evening, weekend or holiday hours.
Possession of a valid California motor vehicle operator's license and proof of automobile insurance coverage is required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the Marketing & Events Intern could be exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is occasionally loud.
$12.00 per hour
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