Fall Interns – Ars Nova

WHO: Ars Nova

SEEKING: Ars Nova seeks interns in the Artistic, Production, General Management, Marketing and Press departments

RESPONSIBILITIES: To assist with the administration and programming of a vibrant, eclectic theater. These internships offer a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in artistic development, management, promotion, and producing.

Artistic Intern-  Responsibilities may include logging and tracking submissions; organizing show coverage; assisting with play readings and developmental workshops; evaluating submissions and attending productions; and general administrative support for the artistic staff. This is a full-time position.

Production Intern-  Responsibilities may include maintaining inventory of sound/lighting equipment; assisting production staff on Mainstage productions and series programming; and gathering production materials as needed. This internship will provide hands-on experience in a variety of production disciplines; previous technical production experience a plus. Full-time and part-time positions available.

General Management Intern- Responsibilities may include assisting with day to day Front of House activities; organizational projects; maintaining artist contracts; drafting correspondence; special projects including research for union and individual contract negotiations, as well as legal and copyright issues; assistance in development efforts; and general administrative support. This is a part-time position.

Marketing/PR Intern- Responsibilities may include marketing research, press outreach, proofreading and editorial work, sales analysis and social network updates. Interests or involvements with writing, promotion, blogs, NYC arts, and social communities preferred. Mac OS X/ iWork experience a plus. This is a part-time position.

Digital Media/Web Intern- Responsibilities may include updating web content and social networking sites, light video/photo editing, and minor web/graphic design. Interested applicants should have experience with iMovie or Final Cut, Adobe Creative Suite, and basic HTML knowledge. Interest in theater/NYC arts a plus. This is a part-time position.

REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidates for all five positions must have strong organizational and communication skills; strong writing skills; excellent attention to detail; the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously; proficiency in Word and Excel. Some evening availability is necessary.

WHEN: Fall internships begin in late August/early September. There is some flexibility in start dates.

PAY: Weekly stipend or college credit available.

HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for the fall internship, please submit your resume, cover letter and a letter of recommendation by June 28 to jobs@arsnovanyc.com

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