Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
www.bostonballet.org

Date Posted:
November 05, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Development/Fundraising

Type:
Intern

Development – Corporate Relations Summer Intern

Description:

Development interns will work on a large number of changing projects that support the institutional team’s fundraising and cultivation efforts. Will focus primarily on corporate and institutional fundraising and sales efforts. Tasks may include research, development and preparation of solicitation materials, database work, mailings, preparation for and support during special events, correspondence with Boston Ballet’s boards of Trustees and Overseers, cross-departmental marketing and outreach projects, and general tasks vital to team administration. Interns will receive a broad and comprehensive view of corporate and institutional giving programs.


Qualifications:
  • Must be enrolled in a degree-granting undergraduate (must be junior or senior) or graduate program

  • Excellent writing skills

  • High proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint

  • Proactive, independent work style

  • Must be very organized with close attention to detail

  • Must be flexible and open to completing tasks and projects based changing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Available 2-3 days per week, for at least half a business day, not to exceed 15 hours per week

  • Available to work some evening events

  • Proficiency in second language a plus

  • Arts background not necessary but should have desire to learn more about sponsorship marketing and sales.

Boston Ballet internships are unpaid. Boston Ballet internships are for credit (preferred) or on a volunteer basis. Boston Ballet Interns in the Fall and Spring are eligible for complimentary tickets to season performances and discounted classes.


How To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter tointernships@bostonballet.org. IMPORTANT – PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE INTERNSHIP FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR E-MAIL. No phone calls please.


Apply by:
December 21, 2018
Salary:
Unpaid
About this Organization:
Since 1963, Boston Ballet has been one of the leading dance companies in the world on stage, in the studio and in the community. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Executive Director Max Hodges, the Company maintains an internationally acclaimed repertoire and the largest ballet school in North America, Boston Ballet School.

Boston Ballet maintains a repertoire of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works, ranging from full-length story ballets to new works by some of today's finest choreographers. Boston Ballet's second company, Boston Ballet II, is comprised of pre-professional dancers who gain experience by performing with the Company and independently, presenting lecture-demonstrations and special programs to audiences throughout the Northeast.