Gallery 263

263 Pearl Street
Cambridgeport, MA 02139
www.gallery263.com
contact@gallery263.com

Date Posted:
January 14, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Intern

Music and Special Events Intern

Description:
In addition to its life asan intimate art gallery , Gallery 263 is also a listening room that is proud to feature regional and touring acoustic acts of all genres. We host anywhere from 4-7 concerts per month. These shows typically take place on Thursday-Saturday between 7:30 and 10:30PM, with occasionally Sunday matinee or early evening shows. Applicants MUST be able to commit to running at least three shows monthly. Running shows at Gallery 263 is a terrific way to see some great music and meet some talented local artists!

In addition, our calendar is full of special events, including gallery fundraisers, artist receptions, film festivals, storytelling, stand-up comedy and open mic sessions. The Music and Special Events Intern will help to bring in new visitors and keep these programs running smoothly.


Hours for this internship position are flexible, and can range between 5 and 10 hours per week. The term of this internship is roughly February-May 2019, but may begin or end earlier depending on applicants’ needs


Responsibilities:


  • Running music shows (greeting musicians, preparing the gallery, collecting admission donations, closing down the gallery at the end of the evening)
  • Assisting as available at special events
  • Working with our Music Manager to gather information about our musicians to add to social media content and posts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Publicizing events via social media and online listings calendars in coordination with our Communications Manager
  • Posting physical flyers around town to promote events

Extra responsibilities can develop based on the interests of the Intern, and could include putting together a music bill or festival, fundraising support, event photography, and grant writing.

Qualifications:


  • A confident and mature demeanor with strong visitor/patron services skills
  • Comfort handling cash
  • Interest in basic web design (WordPress) and competency with social media
  • Ability to work independently and display good judgment
  • Creativity, friendliness, a sense of humor, and a positive attitude
  • A flexible schedule, including some evening and weekend availability
  • Interest in and knowledge of the local music scene strongly desired!

Extra responsibilities can develop based on the interests of the Intern, and could include putting together a music bill or festival, fundraising support, event photography, and grant writing.

How To Apply:

Please apply with a letter of interest and a one-page resume highlighting relevant experience. Save both as pdfs, address your letter to Alexandra Photopoulos, and e-mail them as attachments to alexandra@gallery263.com, subject line "Music and Special Events Internship Spring 2019 - Your Name". It is highly suggested that you familiarize yourself with our organization and programs prior to applying.


Following the close of this opportunity, we will invite qualified applicants to interview.
Apply by:
February 05, 2019
Salary:
Course credit
About this Organization:

Founded in 2008, Gallery 263 advances the endeavors of artists and performers, while fostering public engagement, enrichment, and exchange. Functioning as a creative nexus, Gallery 263 provides a contemporary voice for the arts in Cambridge and regional communities. Through diverse programs including juried shows, artist-curated exhibits, music, dramatic arts, and residencies, Gallery 263 empowers artists and nurtures innovation. To find out more, please visit our website: www.gallery263.com