Administrative and Operations Apprentice

Vineyard Arts Project
Edgartown, MA 02539


Emily McCabe

Job Details


General Position Summary:

We are seeking a positive, organized, intelligent and hard-working intern to join our small and passionate team in running Vineyard Arts Project. This is an excellent position to gain experience with operations/company management, marketing/social media, and development. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and a positive demeanor as the Apprentice will interact with staff, artists, donors, performance guests, vendors, and other external contacts. The ideal candidate will have a passion for dance, theater or musical theater, a background in digital photography, and knowledge of the community on Martha’s Vineyard. Position scheduled to last June-August 2020.

 Duties will include:

+Assisting with the maintenance of Vineyard Arts Project communications and donor relationship management databases.

+Writing e-mail announcements, web calendar listings, and other web content. Contributing to maintenance and updates on the Vineyard Arts Project website as needed.

+Maintaining Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts; posting updates on behalf of Vineyard Arts Project.

+Creating programs and marketing collateral in support of Vineyard Arts Project workshop performances.

+Managing merchandise and guest check-in at events and public-performances.

+Coordinating rehearsal room and event set-ups, including furniture configuration, ordering food and supplies, set-up and breakdown for artistic residencies, wellness retreats, and weekly onsite yoga.

+Answering phones, addressing inquiries, and relaying messages to on site residents in a timely manner. Tracking incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and deliveries.

+Ensuring office is organized, stocked, and free of clutter; ordering, stocking, and distributing office supplies.

+Assisting with other related duties such as coordinating artist transportation, photocopying, printing, collating, and running errands.

About Vineyard Arts Project: Vineyard Arts Project is a performing arts residency and wellness retreat space on Martha’s Vineyard that furthers the creation of innovative new work in dance and theatre, provides an unparalleled nurturing environment for artists, and reaches a wide audience with “pay what you can” admission prices to all readings and performances. More information about Vineyard Arts Project can be found at: 

If you wish to be considered for this position, please email your resume and a cover letter to [email protected] by April 1, 2020.


June 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020





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