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Employment Opportunities

All current employment opportunities are listed below.

  • Marketing Intern

     Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country's leading ballet companies, seeks a Marketing Intern each semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer), accepting applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.

    The Marketing Intern works closely with all members of the Marketing Department (Marketing Director, Marketing Manager, Public Relations Manager, Group Sales Manager, Graphic Designer, and Photographer/Videographer).

    Responsibilities include:

    • Representing Pennsylvania Ballet at festivals and special events
    • Assisting with Pennsylvania Ballet's social media sites
    • Securing Subscriber Discount Card benefits
    • Brainstorming new marketing initiatives
    • Organizing office files
    • Data entry
    • Maintaining press clippings and reports
    • Assisting with various projects as needed

    Skills needed:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Customer service skills
    • Reliability
    • Ability to work independently
    • Good interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, Photoshop and InDesign a plus
    • Must be available to work some nights and weekends
    • Interest in performing arts a plus

    A mutually-agreeable schedule will be devised by the Marketing Intern and the Marketing Department. Interns are compensated with tickets to Pennsylvania Ballet performances.

    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter (indicating the semester for which you are applying) to:

    Marissa Montenegro
    Public Relations Manager
    Pennsylvania Ballet
    1819 JFK Boulevard, Suite 210
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    mmontenegro@paballet.org

    No phone calls, please. 

  • Development Intern

    Development Department Intern Position Available

    Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks a development intern for the fall of the 2014-2015 season. The development intern will provide support for all aspects of the Development Department and will report directly to the Annual Fund Coordinator.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform data entry and maintenance of the Ballet’s fundraising database Tessitura.
    • Provide general administrative support of department initiatives.
    • Represent the Development Department at special events, performances, rehearsals, and donor events, as requested.
    • Special projects as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications.
    • Friendly and outgoing disposition.
    • Hard working and responsible.
    • Able to work independently.
    • Available to work some nights and weekends.
    • A heartfelt appreciation for the performing arts.

     

    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 course requirement needs. This internship is unpaid; benefits include free performance tickets, participation in special events and the opportunity to work with a creative and energetic team.

     

    To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Catherine Ross at cross@paballet.org. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

  • Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events Manager

    Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events Manager

    The Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events Manager will plan and manage all aspects of the Ballet’s special events program, comprehensive corporate sponsorship program, and Volunteer Corps for Pennsylvania Ballet.    The Manager must be knowledgeable about creating and managing special events and/or developing and stewarding corporate sponsorship relationships as well as have experience managing volunteers.  The Manager will work with the Director of Development and other Development colleagues on the overall development plans for Pennsylvania Ballet and be part of the Development team stewarding and engaging funders to the Ballet.  The Manager reports directly to the Director of Development.

     

    TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:

    • Primary responsibility for the cultivation, appeals, engagement and stewardship of corporate sponsorships.
    • Planning and managing the implementation of cultivation and stewardship events for corporate sponsors.
    • Establishing a comprehensive calendar of Special Events to support the revenue objectives of Pennsylvania Ballet
    • Planning and managing the implementation of all special events and volunteers for the events.
    • Managing the creation of all printed and electronic materials necessary for special events and corporate sponsorships.
    • Staffing and managing the Volunteer Corps.
    • Special projects as assigned.

     

    OTHER RESPONSIBILITES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

     

    Successful candidates will have at least three to five years of experience with special event management or corporate sponsorship soliciations/management.  He or she must have truly superior writing and verbal communications skills, superb organizational skills, strong analytical and reporting skills, and a heartfelt appreciation for the performing arts.  Knowledge of the database system Tessitura is preferred though not required, as is familiarity with the art form of ballet. This position may require irregular working hours and days as needed for events as well as access to drive their own vehicle and provide their own car insurance with car-related expenses reimbursed based on mileage at the prevailing federal mileage rate.

     

    DISCLAIMER:

    The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the aforementioned  tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all the duties listed, not does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

     

    To apply, please send cover letter and resume (no phone calls, please) to:

    Jane Kamp
    Director of Development 
    Pennsylvania Ballet
    1819 JFK Blvd., Suite 210
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    jkamp@paballet.org

     

     

    Updated 9/2014