Box Office

Department: Box Office
Reports to: Audience Services Manager
Compensation: Unpaid internship. School credit available upon request.

Summary
Current students and individuals interested in gaining arts administration experience and working for one of the nation’s oldest continuously performing arts organizations are invited to apply for our unique internship opportunities. Interns assist our staff in day-to-day operations and special projects.
The Handel and Haydn Society is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston.

Work Schedule
Flexible hours during the workweek (Mondays-Fridays, 10am-6pm), with a minimum of 8. hours a week.
Occasional nights and weekends required for concerts and special events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• General administrative duties
• Assist with concert walk up sales
• General administrative duties
• Answer phones, screen and direct calls in a professional demeanor
• Greet persons entering organization
• Receive deliveries
• Provide information to customer inquiries via e-mail, phone, fax or in person
• Mail tickets and assist with other in-house mailings
• Data entry and database clean-up
• File order forms
• Fulfill seasonal subscriptions and single ticket sales
• Process single ticket and subscription orders handling cash, check and credit
• Assist in subscription renewal campaign
• Stuff and mail tickets and forms
• Assist subscribers with any questions regarding subscriptions
• Process subscriber ticket exchanges, upgrades and donations
• Assist patrons with single ticket exchanges, upgrades, and donations
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Graduate or undergraduate college/university student, or recent graduate
• Customer service skills and polite demeanor
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
• Strong communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Sales experience a plus
• Knowledge of classical or baroque music a plus

How to apply:
1. Fill out application at http://bit.ly/15Z8bmc
2. Send cover letter and resume with subject line “Box Office Intern” to internships@handelandhaydn.org

Special Events/Fundraising

Department: Development
Reports to: Development Associate
Compensation: Unpaid internship. School credit available upon request.

Summary
Students and individuals interested in gaining arts administration experience and working for the nation’s oldest continuously performing arts organizations are invited to apply for the Handel and Haydn Society’s unique internship opportunities. Interns assist the H+H staff in day-to-day operations and special projects. The Handel and Haydn Society is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston.

Work Schedule
Flexible hours during the work week (Mondays–Fridays, 9am–5pm), with a minimum of 8 hours per week.
Occasional nights and weekends required for concerts and special events.
Please note that this is an unpaid position, with school credit available upon request.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support to the Development Department to achieve annual fundraising goals and strategizing successful small and large scale events
• Perform in depth donor and prospect research
• Assist with production and mailing of donor and prospect communication
• Assist in planning and execution of large and small scale events, including annual Gala and pre concert receptions
• Perform updates in Raiser’s Edge database (fundraising software)
• Assist in creating plans for development presence on social media outlets
• Perform research on other area arts organizations
• Assist with front of house activities at concert hall
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Interest in fundraising
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong writing and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience with Facebook and Twitter
• Knowledge of Classical or Baroque music a plus

How to apply:
1. Complete an application at: http://bit.ly/15Z8bmc
2. Submit a cover letter and résumé via email, with subject line “Special Events/Fundraising Intern”, to internships@handelandhaydn.org.

Artistic and General Administration

Department: Artistic/Executive
Reports to: Executive Assistant
Compensation: Unpaid internship. School credit available upon request.

Summary
Students and individuals interested in gaining arts administration experience, and working for the nation’s oldest continuously performing arts organizations, are invited to apply for the Handel and Haydn Society’s unique internship opportunities. Interns assist the H&H staff in day-to-day operations and special projects. The Handel and Haydn Society is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston. Currently accepting applications for Spring 2014 onwards.

Work Schedule
Flexible hours during the work week (Mondays–Fridays, 9am–5pm), with a minimum of 10 hours per week.
Occasional nights and weekends required for concerts and special events.
Please note that this is an unpaid position, with school credit available upon request.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The intern will work with members of the staff to advance the mission of the Handel and Haydn Society. Responsibilities may include:
• Administrative support of the Artistic and Executive offices
• Assisting with project management
• Researching donor bios
• Database maintenance
• Assist with front of house activities at concert hall (not applicable to summer internships)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Interest in non-profit arts management
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office (PC platform)
• Knowledge of Classical music preferred

How to apply:
1. Complete an application at: http://bit.ly/15Z8bmc

2. Submit a cover letter and résumé via email, with subject line “Artistic Administration Intern”, to internships@handelandhaydn.org.

Capital Campaign

Department: Development
Reports to: Campaign Manager
Compensation: Unpaid internship. School credit available upon request.

Summary
Students and individuals interested in gaining arts administration experience, and working for the nation’s oldest continuously performing arts organizations, are invited to apply for the Handel and Haydn Society’s unique internship opportunities. Interns assist the H&H staff in day-to-day operations and special projects. The Handel and Haydn Society is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston.

Work Schedule
Semester-long commitment. Now hiring for Spring 2015 and Summer 2015.
Flexible hours during the work week (Mondays–Fridays, 9am–5pm), with a minimum of 8-10 hours per week.
Occasional nights and weekends required for concerts and special events.
Please note that this is an unpaid position, with school credit available upon request.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Campaign Intern will work with members of the Development staff to advance the mission of the Handel and Haydn Society and help achieve campaign goals. Responsibilities will encompass individual giving and institutional giving (grants and sponsorships).
• Perform in depth donor and prospect research
• Assist with production and mailing of donor and prospect communications
• Assist in event planning and strategizing
• Perform updates in Raiser’s Edge database (fundraising software)
• Assist with front of house activities at concert hall
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Interest in development or fundraising
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong writing and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Knowledge of Classical or Baroque music a plus, but not required

How to apply:
1. Complete an application at: http://bit.ly/15Z8bmc
2. Submit a cover letter and résumé via email, with subject line “Campaign Intern”, to internships@handelandhaydn.org.

Grants and Research

Department: Development
Reports to: Associate Director, Institutional Giving
Compensation: Unpaid internship. School credit available upon request.

Summary
Students and individuals interested in gaining arts administration experience, and working for the nation’s oldest continuously performing arts organizations, are invited to apply for the Handel and Haydn Society’s unique internship opportunities. H+H is celebrating its Bicentennial in 2015, making it an exciting time to contribute to H+H. Interns assist the H+H staff in day-to-day operations and special projects. The H+H is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston.

Work Schedule
Semester-long commitment. Now hiring for Spring 2015 and Summer 2015.
Flexible hours during the work week (Mondays–Fridays, 9am–5pm), with a minimum of 10 hours per week.
Occasional nights and weekends required for concerts and special events.
Please note that this is an unpaid position, with school credit available upon request.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the Associate Director, Institutional Giving with foundation, corporate, and government relations and fundraising. This internship includes:
• Prospect research
• Grant proposal, cover letter, and report writing
• Program data analysis and presentation
• Donor history research
• Donor database record- and relationship-making

Requirements
• Interest in the arts, particularly classical music
• Interest in learning about grant-writing and development operations
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Experience with databases and basic data analysis preferred

How to Apply
1. Complete an application at: http://bit.ly/15Z8bmc
2. Submit a cover letter and résumé via email, with subject line “Grants and Research Intern”, to internships@handelandhaydn.org

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Now hiring for Spring 2015 semester and later.