Administrative Intern

Location: Takoma Park, MD (Washington, DC area)

Length of internship: January 3, 2012 – May 25 2012

Full-time Monday – Friday, with some weekends or evening special events  (part-time options available)

Pay: $500/month

Who should apply: Intern will work closely with both artists and staff to learn what it takes to run a world-renowned dance company. Work in marketing and development offers a chance to learn how to attract audiences, build a fan base, maintain and build a donor-base, and create attractive and effective social media campaigns. Assignments in general management provide opportunities to assist with scheduling, internal communication, and artist logistics. This position requires a proactive, organized, flexible individual who is able to multi-task and work independently. Communications, journalism, or development backgrounds preferable, but not required.  Junior and Senior year college students, post-undergraduate students, and professional level applicants are encouraged to apply.

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

Assisting with media and fundraising campaigns

Organizing development files

Fulfilling Critical Response Process book orders

Assembling Press Kits

Gathering agenda items and taking notes for company meetings and events

Disseminating information both within the company and to adjunct artists

Assisting in the development of internal communication systems

Promoting spring season and activities

Researching potential development opportunities

Assisting with travel scheduling and logistics

Booking company travel including plane tickets, rental cars, and hotels

 

To Apply: Send completed application form, cover letter, and resume (including references) to Meg Kelly at megk@danceexchange.org by November 1, 2011.