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PORCHLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE OFFERS INTERNSHIPS THAT GAIN EXPERIENCE IN 3 DIFFERENT AREAS: DEVELOPMENT/FUNDRAISING, MARKETING/SOCIAL MEDIA, AND GENERAL MANAGEMENT. WHILE YOU MAY SPEND MAJORITY OF YOUR TIME SUPPORTING ONE DEPARTMENT PORCHLIGHT ENCOURAGES OUR INTERNS TO EXPERIENCE ALL ASPECTS OF RUNNING A NON-PROFIT ARTS ORGANIZATION. THERE WILL BE PROJECTS THAT ALL INTERNS WILL WORK ON TOGETHER. SCHEDULING IS USUALLY 2-3 DAYS A WEEK.

GENERAL MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
ASSIST WITH PROCESSING SUBSCRIPTIONS AND CULTIVATING NEW SUBSCRIBERS
ASSIST WITH DISTRIBUTION OF PROMOTIONAL OR DEVELOPMENT MATERIALS
ASSIST WITH THE EXECUTION OF FUNDRAISING OR OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS
GENERAL NON-PROFIT ARTS ADMINISTRATION AND CUSTOMER SERVICE; ANSWERING PHONES, EMAILS AND DOOR TRAFFIC
GENERAL OFFICE SUPPORT: PHOTOCOPYING, FILING AND OTHER BASIC OFFICE FUNCTIONS
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

INTERNSHIP BENEFITS
- SMALL STIPEND
- TICKETS TO PORCHLIGHT MAINSTAGE, PORCHLIGHT REVISITS, AND NEW FACES SING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
- DISCOUNT ON ALL SCHOOL AT PORCHLIGHT CLASSES


Desired Skills and Experience

Experience in an office setting a plus, Interest in arts administration or music theatre preferred

Excellent interpersonal communication skills, especially in customer service
Positive outlook, friendly disposition
Professional attitude
Eager to take the initiative on specific projects
Strong desire to learn
Strong attention to detail
High level of organization skills
Ability to multi-task, self-manage and prioritize
Comfortable working on a PC with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc)
Work collaboratively with others
Strong critical thinking skills


To Apply:

Please apply on our website: https://porchlightmusictheatre.org/internships/

Please complete the online Internship Application form on our website. The application asks for the following attachments: a 300-word minimum personal statement summarizing your career goals and why you want to work at Porchlight, and two letters of recommendation that speak to your experience and ability to excel in a highly demanding and collaborative work environment, and an up-to-date resume.

No phone calls please. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS AUGUST 20TH.

Contact Information
Contact Email: jillian@porchlightmusictheatre.org
Contact Phone Number: 7737779884

• Location: Chicago

• Post ID: 72871078 chicago
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