Looking for summer interns
Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:40PM
Grand Performances in 2015, interns, internships

We're looking for two interns to join our Communications and Programming teams. Here's a glimpse at summer intern life from last year's interns:

Sounds fun, huh? Keep reading to learn more and apply.

The Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program provides 10-week paid summer internships (40 hours/week) for undergraduate students. Eligible students must be undergraduates, and either reside in Los Angeles County or attend school in Los Angeles county (click here for more details).

Students are paid $400/week to work in nonprofit literary, performing and presenting arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout Los Angeles County. Interns also participate in additional educational components provided by the Arts Commission.

PR/Marketing Intern*

The PR/Marketing Intern will focus on PUBLIC RELATIONS, MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS as part of the marketing efforts associated with the 2015 summer season of Grand Performances. The goal of the ten-week project is for the intern to learn about the basic principles of marketing, branding, public relations, and customer engagement. The intern will conduct research on our artists and their fan bases and use this information to both promote the show to existing audiences, and to help identify and cultivate new audiences and community groups interested in our programming. The project will provide an opportunity for the intern to gather information on a weekly basis for our performing artists, and create original content for the purposes of general and targeted dispatches to press and community groups.

Skills required

- Must be creative, proactive, highly organized, computer literate, outgoing, and able to think on your feet - Must possess strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills - Must be excited to engage with artists and the public onsite, both with utmost professionalism - Must be interested in the performing arts!

How to apply

To apply, please send resume and brief cover letter to marketing@grandperformances.org, subject line: Marketing & PR Intern.


Artist Relations Intern*

The Artist Relations Intern will focus on ARTIST RELATIONS and PROGRAMMING initiatives associated with the 2015 summer season of Grand Performances. The goal of the ten-week project is for the intern to learn about the basic principles associated with artist relations, event management and community engagement. The intern will learn how to coordinate off-site programming activities and provide event support for artist and audience members. The intern will interact with artists, management and booking agencies through a variety of media and communications including written letters, social media and web-based engagement, and onsite special event work.

Skills required

- Attention to detail and accuracy in cash-handling and merchandise-related areas, - Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential - Knowledge of Word, Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, iMovie and Garage Band programs preferred - Outgoing

How to apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Leigh Ann Han at lahahn@grandperformances.org. Subject line: Artist Relations Intern.


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