Intern - Theater
Page 73 ProductionsBrooklyn, NY
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Page 73 Productions, a non-profit theater company dedicated to developing and producing the works of early-career playwrights, seeks three part-time interns. We are looking for interns in the areas of Development, Producing, and Artistic:
This intern works directly with the Development Director to help solicit annual funds from individuals, foundations, and government entities. Highlights of this spring will be supporting the 20th Anniversary Campaign, the Annual Gala, and the Spring Appeal. This intern will learn how to write a thank you note, process donations, coordinate data management. He or she will have the opportunity to do some grant writing and help coordinate the logistics of busy fundraising office. You will excel at this internship if you are an excellent communicator, a strong writer, and is detail-oriented.
This intern works with the Managing Director to run the business of Page 73 and coordinate the organizations outward messaging. Supporting general management this intern will have a hand in budgeting, contracts, vendor management, logistics, office management, and organizational systems. Supporting marketing, this internship will help maintain the website, social media accounts, and create eBlasts. You will excel at this internship if you are highly organized, not afraid of spreadsheets and numbers, self-motivated, a great proofreaders, and active on social media. Some graphic design skills would be ideal, but are not necessary.
This intern works closely with and provides support for Producing Artistic Director Michael Walkup. The intern will support Page 73's full range of artistic programming and will assist Michael with scheduling, theatre coverage, producing logistics, and other tasks. General administrative duties will be required. You will excel at this internship if you are good at coordinating logistics, managing a calendar and have interest in play structure and dramaturgy.
All Page 73 interns have access to the organizational leadership. We recognize that these internships are learning opportunity and whenever possible we will answer questions and explain processes. Regardless of your internship, you will you will meet our artists and interact with our Board and donors, you will be able to read scripts, and you will be invited to attend (or work) all of our events. YOU will be asked to do run errands and do less than glamorous tasks - but, hey that's part of being an intern anywhere. Page 73 interns must be reliable, intelligent, kind, and game for anything. Our interns are a valuable part of the Page 73 team!
• Hours are flexible, but Interns are expected to work 20 hours over the course of each week during business hours, which are generally 10am-6pm, Monday through Friday. Ideally, the intern would be available from time to time to assist with nighttime events.
• We are hoping for interns to begin as early as late January and stay with us through the end of June but we are flexible based on school schedules.
• Applicants should be currently enrolled students for the duration of the internship, or should be recent (May 2018) graduates.
• Interns should live within commutable distance, as errands are sometimes required at the beginning or end of the work day. Page 73's office is located in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, near Atlantic Center, at 80 Hanson Place.
• Candidates should be self-starters who are able to work independently on a variety of projects. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Gmail/Google Drive required. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Mailchimp (or similar marketing email platform), and OvationTix (or similar ticketing platform) a plus.
• $50 weekly stipend and course credit if desired.
• Opportunity to attend Page 73 productions, readings, workshops, and special events.
• Opportunity to work closely with core leadership staff.
• Ability to tailor certain aspects of the internship to an intern's specific areas of interest.
Interns receive a fee of $50/week.
Founded in 1997, Page 73 Productions is a non-profit theater company dedicated to developing and producing the works of early-career playwrights. It has an established itself Off Broadway with consistently high quality and impactful productions and readings garnering high profile reviews, extended runs, and recognition with six Drama Desk Award nominations and two OBIE Awards. The playwrights we have developed and produced have gone on to win the MacArthur Genius Award, the Guggenheim, and the Pulitzer Prize, among other significant recognitions, and many have gone on to forge successful playwriting careers. Alumni include Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Heidi Schreck, Clare Barron, and Robert Askins, among many others.
Page 73 is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.
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