Season-long Internships Sept 2019 – May 2020

Symphony Space

Job Details


Symphony Space is currently accepting applications from matriculating college and university students for the following Season-long Internships in our Marketing and Finance Departments:

MARKETING – GENERAL The General Marketing intern assists the Digital Marketing Manager and the Marketing Associate in the day-to-day tasks of the Symphony Space Marketing office. Responsibilities include: Maintaining the Symphony Space email contact list; Reviewing website content for needed corrections and updates; Implementing changes in the website’s CMS; Assisting the Marketing office with preparation of data and reports for various Symphony Space departments; and Assisting with the preparation of email newsletters and announcements. Applicants should have experience with one or more of the following: a website CMS, an email marketing system, a CRM system, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe InDesign. (20 hours/week; $75/week)

AUDIO/VIDEO The Audio/Video Intern works with the Marketing Department on recording, taping, editing, and publishing various audio and video projects, including Symphony Space Live (archival audio recordings of Symphony Space shows), intros for story downloads in the online Shop, and promotional podcasts and video promos for events. Tasks include editing video and audio projects, uploading audio files for online streaming, administrative management for media files and inventory, and occasionally writing copy and recording talent. The Audio/Video Intern works with the Senior Manager of Interactive Marketing & Media. Experience with online content management tools, Adobe Premiere, and ProTools preferred. (20 hours per week; $75/week)

SOCIAL MEDIA The Social Media Intern assists the Senior Manager of Interactive Marketing & Media to increase the visibility of Symphony Space via multiple online channels. This intern writes and posts material for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and other social media outlets; participates in live-event coverage; prepares and sends newsletters and e-cards; collects and monitors data, traffic, and other stats; helps build campaigns for increasing audience engagement (e.g., contests and polls); and maintains cross-promotional relationships with artists and other organizations in the New York arts community. Should have experience with short-form writing, basic photo editing skills, and knowledge of social media tools and strategies. Please provide samples of creative content (can be from personal blog, academic work or published clips). (20 hours per week; $75/week)

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING The Finance/Accounting Intern assists with tasks in the Finance Department focusing mostly on Accounts Receivable (A/R). Areas of work include: Cash receipts (Rentals, Café Sales, Ticketing); Bank Deposits (preparing and re-coding in Blackbaud’s Financial Edge); Month-end close (Event income computations, Webstore activity, etc.); Account reconciliations (Rentals deposits, credit-card, deferred incomes account). (20 hours per week; $75/week)

The Symphony Space Internship Program offers excellent professional/educational experience and training in the areas of arts administration and production, as well as the opportunity to be part of a leading performing arts organization. All interns are individually supervised by department staff and have regular consultations with our Internship Coordinator. Symphony Space interns actively participate in day-to-day operations, department and bi-weekly staff meetings, and career development seminars and field trips. Internships are available to current matriculating students only.


$75.00 per week



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