BAA Seeking Summer Internship Candidates
Broadway Artists Alliance Seeks Media, Music, Administrative/Educational Summer Internship Candidates
We are currently seeking three seasonal department interns to assist with our NYC summer programs, which include Master Classes, Workshops, and Intensives with Broadway Artists. Applicants should have a strong passion for the arts and be knowledgeable about musical theatre and the Broadway community. We are looking for college seniors, recent college graduates, and young professionals with excellent communication skills and a sincere interest in cultivating talented young musical theatre artists! Candidates must be friendly and professional at all times as they will be working with current Broadway stars, Tony Award winners, casting directors, agents, and managers.
All internships begin June 1st, 2013, and conclude on August 18th, 2013. Interns will work approximately 20 hours/wk during prep weeks and 40 hours/wk during program weeks (please see our website calendar for a complete list of summer program dates). During prep weeks, internship hours are flexible; on program days, interns should expect to work from 9am-7pm and may also be asked to chaperone evening activities, such as attending a Broadway show or special event. Full or part-time college credit can be arranged for variable credits. Applicants with partial availability during the above listed time period will be considered, but priority will be given to applicants who are available to begin June 1st and have no scheduling conflicts for the duration of the internship.
All candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. A basic understanding of Word Press, Filemaker Pro, and Adobe Photoshop are also a plus, but not required for consideration.
Good opportunity for growth and promotion within the company!
Available Internship Positions:
Media/ Video Intern (1 position)- Candidates should be in pursuit of, or have completed a degree in media or a related field. Duties will include filming and editing promotional/tutorial videos, overseeing a video archive system, maintaining social media, photography assistance, marketing, ad placement and design, and other duties as assigned. Applicant will be asked to submit examples of their video filming and editing or social media marketing skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must. Additional web design and online trafficking experience a plus. Please list all design programs you have knowledge of and your level of proficiency in those programs. Weekly stipend provided. Applicant must provide their own housing arrangements in or near NYC.
Music Internship (1 position)- Candidates should be in pursuit of, or have completed a degree in music, and they must have excellent piano/accompaniment skills. Duties include playing for Master Classes and final showcase performances, assisting our Music Department Head with the creation and upkeep of a database of cross-referenced song titles, research of song titles to be added to database, organization of sheet music, student advisor correspondence, music studio booking and scheduling, music preparation, and other duties as assigned. Ability to sight read music and familiarity with musical theatre repertoire a must. Weekly stipend provided. Applicant must provide own housing arrangements in or near NYC.
Administrative/Educational Internship (1 position)- Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, and have at least a basic knowledge of web design and social media. A degree in theatre administration or arts education is preferable but not required. Knowledge of Word Press and Filemaker Pro a plus. Duties include administrative assistance, general website upkeep, student advisor correspondence, student coaching (monologues, scenes, songs, etc.), personal assistance to high profile guests, studio booking and scheduling, press and marketing assistance, telephone correspondence with participants and industry, music and sides preparation, merchandising assistance, music and sides preparation, assisting at auditions, video-taping for class archives, and other duties as assigned. Weekly stipend provided. Applicant must provide own housing arrangements in or near NYC.
If interested, please email your professional resume (work or education) and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. If you have a headshot and performance resume, please submit those as well. Please write BAA INTERNSHIP SUBMISSION in the subject line of your email and indicate to us which internship you are applying for.
We will contact you for an appointment if interested in your submission. Interviews will be held in NYC in Mid May, 2013. If you are a BAA alumni, or you have previously applied for an internship with Broadway Artists Alliance, we welcome you to apply again with a statement of continued interest.