Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country's leading ballet companies, seeks a Speical Events and Development Intern for the Fall 2016. The Special Events and Development Intern will assist with all aspects of preparation for the Ballet's upcoming special events as well as provide support to the Development Department.
Assist the Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events Manager with Special Events planning and coordination
Represent the Development Department as special events, performances, luncheons, donor events, etc. as requested.
Perform data entry and maintenance of the Ballet's fundraising database Tessitura.
Provide general support of Development Department initiatives.
Special projects as assigned.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications.
Friendly and outgoing disposition.
Hard working and responsibile.
Able to work independently.
Available to work some nights and weekends.
Knowledge of ballet or performing arts preferred, but not required.
Applicants must be available to work at least two days a week, plus a few additional nights and weekends during the season as requested. Length and content of internships can be tailored to fit any course requirement needs. Benefits include free performance tickets, participation in special events and activities and the opportunity to work with a creative and energetic team.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Olivia Steffan at firstname.lastname@example.org - please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.