Boston Ballet School Arts Administration Summer Intern
Description of Organization:
Boston Ballet is a non-profit organization
committed to excellence and access on stage, in the studio and in the
community. Boston Ballet School, the
official school of Boston Ballet, is dedicated to making a quality dance
education available to students and families from greater Boston.
Ballet School serves over 5,000 students annually through 4 core programs in
three state-of-the-art dance facilities located throughout the greater Boston
area: the original home in the South End of Boston, in the MetroWest town of
Newton and in the North Shore community of Marblehead.
Ballet School offers programs for students of all ages, including young
children (starting at 16-months), youth (8-18 years old), and adults.
Description of Position:
An internship with Boston Ballet School is an
opportunity to be exposed to the inner workings of a complex dance school. Interns will learn school administration and management. Internships are offered in our Boston and
Newton locations. Primary roles and
responsibilities may include:
Recruitment through marketing campaigns including
direct mail, grass roots, online and special events
Provide customer service through various channels
including in person, phone, email, social media, and written notifications
Special event support in the preparation and
execution of annual events including the winter SDP audition tour, Fall
Back-to-School Open Houses and Spring student showcase performances.
Create and maintain student records using Tessitura,
a premier arts management software database
Assist customers through online and offline
Support Managers and Directors with executive
projects in accordance with Boston Ballet’s mission
Opportunity to attend and participate in staff
meetings across departments
Interest in arts education and administration
Excellent communication skills
Ability to interact effectively with constituents
of all levels, from small children to adults
Ability to handle sensitive information in a
discreet and professional manner
Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
Flexibility, positive attitude, and good work ethic
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently, and as a member of a
Boston Ballet is an equal employment opportunity employer
How To Apply:
To apply, email cover letter and resume to:firstname.lastname@example.org
– please include the name of the internship and location for which you are
applying in the subject line of the email.
March 28, 2019
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.