New York City Center Development Intern


New York City Center’s mission is to be New York City’s leading home for the performing arts and make the arts accessible to the broadest possible audience. Today, City Center welcomes celebrated performers, including its resident companies—Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and American Ballet Theatre—as well as national and international visiting artists. City Center’s programming includes the acclaimed Tony Award-honored Encores! series and the popular Fall for Dance Festival. Please see for more information.


New York City Center is seeking an intern to assist in the daily operations of its Development Department. The intern will participate in all fundraising functions with a special emphasis on individual giving. City Center development interns help produce renewal and gift acknowledgment letters; answer the Membership hotline; assist in booking reservations and Open Dress Rehearsals; participate in the operation of cultivation events and patrons lounge activities; research individual and institutional prospects; attend department and staff meetings; and assist with clerical tasks and other duties as needed.


Candidate must have computer proficiency, very strong writing, communication, and organizational skills, and a pleasant and professional telephone manner. Interest and experience in arts administration a definite advantage. Knowledge of Tessitura a plus, but not required.

To apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to Internship requires a commitment of 30 hours per week. Exact schedule is flexible and can be negotiated. Position is from July 2012 to October 2012. Deadline to apply is June 29, 2012.


City Center Development Intern will receive a monthly metrocard. This position is unpaid.

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