Artistic, Development, and General Management & Marketing Internships
Page 73 Productions
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Page 73 Productions (www.page73.org), 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, General Management/Marketing, and Artistic:
This intern works with the Development Director and Development Associate, supporting all processes related to the solicitation of annual funds from individuals, foundations, and government entities. Highlights of this spring include the 20th Anniversary Campaign, the Spring Benefit, and the Spring Appeal. You will learn the what happens from the moment we receive a check to the moment we take it to the bank – particularly how we thank donors and keep track of our interactions with them. Additionally, you will be exposed to the grant application process and learn how a small non-profit theater secures funding from big foundations. You will have opportunities to contribute your ideas and strategies for organization in a busy fundraising office. You will excel at this internship if you are an excellent communicator, a strong writer, and enthusiastic about learning an online data management tool.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT/MARKETING INTERN
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 proofreader, and active on social media. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or In Design would be ideal but is not necessary.
This intern works closely with and provides support for the Producing Artistic Director and the artistic department. The intern will support Page 73’s full range of artistic programming. Responsibilities include: scheduling, managing emails, attending external readings/workshops, assisting with the logistics and execution of readings/workshops/rehearsals/events, and other tasks. General administrative duties will be required. You will excel at this internship if you are proactive, communicative, well-organized, detail-oriented, and have an interest in play structure and dramaturgy.
All Page 73 interns have access to the organizational leadership. We recognize that these internships are learning opportunities and whenever possible we will answer questions and explain processes. Regardless of your internship, 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 glamourous tasks – but, hey that’s part of being an intern. 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 will benefit from some regularity. 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.
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.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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