Artistic Administration Internship

OperaDelaware

OperaDelaware

Artistic Administration Internship

Wilmington, DE
Part Time
Unpaid
  • Responsibilities

    The Artistic Administration Intern will work closely with staff on various tasks relating to the day-to-day operations of an opera company. Tasks and projects will include:

    • Assist with database management and special data projects;
    • Assist with event preparation and execution;
    • Conduct research;
    • Provide box office support, fielding ticket requests and compiling ticket information;
    • Edit and prepare materials related to classical programming, including artist welcome packets and programs;
    • General office duties.

    This position will report directly to the Operations Manager but will interact with other employees and volunteers on a number of cross-departmental projects.

    OperaDelaware is committed to ensuring this internship program is as beneficial to the intern as it is to the company. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to craft individual professional development goals with executive staff.

    Schedule(s):

    • Fall 2017: mid-September through early December (approximately 10-16 hours/week)
    • Spring 2018: early January through early May (approximately 10-16 hours/week)
    • Priority will be given to candidates who can make a year-long commitment (September 2017-May 2018)
  • Qualifications
    • An appreciation for the arts (opera preferred)
    • Strong communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
    • An attention to detail
    • Ability to organize and prioritize
    • Ability to work on a team
    • Ability to take direction well
    • A valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle
    • Ability to read music a plus
    • Prior database experience a plus
  • Compensation
    This is an unpaid internship. Academic credit is encouraged but not required. OperaDelaware is willing to work with your school administration to facilitate academic credit. Travel stipends may be available. Complimentary tickets to OperaDelaware performances will be provided.
  • Industry
    Performing Arts
  • About Us
    OperaDelaware is a professional opera company with a reputation for excellence in both opera and arts education.