Artistic Administration Internship

Department: Artistic/Executive
Reports to: Production Coordinator
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 8-10 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, Executive, and Bicentennial and Community Engagement offices
• Assisting with project management
• Assisting with planning and execution of events
• 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: https://goo.gl/forms/nWgNHMxLCe7qSIA53

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

 

Marketing

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing/Audience Services 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
• 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 Marketing Department by helping as needed with general subscription, single ticket, and group sales marketing efforts
• Assist with project management
• Help maintain Handel and Haydn website, as well as social media accounts
• Assist with production of print ads, including proofreading
• Attend weekly Marketing production meetings
• Update Handel and Haydn event listings on local, regional, and national websites
• Creation of databases for e-marketing, telemarketing, and direct mail efforts
• Maintain media kits, institutional press kits, and other press files
• Compile media sponsorship reports
• Perform market research
• General administrative duties
• Data entry and database clean-up
• Assist with concerts and other special events
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Interest in marketing and promotions
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong writing and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience with Facebook and Twitter
• Aptitude for learning web applications
• Knowledge of Classical or Baroque music a plus

How to apply:
1. Complete an application at: http://goo.gl/forms/BVdEykveHZ
2.Submit a cover letter and résumé via email, with subject line “Marketing Intern”, to internships@handelandhaydn.org.

Fundraising and Research

Department: Development

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

Summary

Students and individuals interested in gaining fundraising 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://goo.gl/forms/BVdEykveHZ
2. Submit a cover letter and résumé via email, with subject line “Fundraising/Research Intern”, to internships@handelandhaydn.org.