Communications and Development Intern

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange
Location: Takoma Park, MD (Washington, DC area)

Length of internship: Summer (May-August)
15 hours/week Monday – Friday with some weekends or evening special events

Pay: Unpaid; If interested in Dance Exchange’s summer institutes (July 25-29 & August 1-5, 2011) participation fee will be waived

Who should apply: Interested in learning what it takes to market a world-renowned dance company? Want to learn more about how to attract audiences, build a fan base, and maintain and build a donor-base? Do you have great ideas about how to create attractive and effective social media campaigns? This internship could be for you! Communications, journalism, and development backgrounds are preferred. This position requires a self-sufficient, organized, eager individual who is able to multi-task and switch gears quickly.

Tasks include (but are not limited to):
Maintaining activity on various forms of social media
Organizing performance photo archives
Maintaining press archives
Donor database upkeep
Researching potential donors
Assisting with media and fundraising campaigns
Organizing development files
Fulfilling Critical Response Process book orders
Assembling Press Kits

To Apply: Send completed application form, cover letter, and resume (including references) to Meg Kelly at by March 15, 2011.