Boston Ballet

19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
January 31, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Public Relations and Socia Media Summer Intern


Boston Ballet is seeking a student majoring in Public Relations, Marketing, or Communications who is a self-motivated, eager, and detail oriented worker with the ability to multi-task in a professional environment.


Interns will work under the supervision of the public relations staff on a variety of activities including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with social media content creation

  • Media relations research

  • Assist with press kit creation and organization

  • Assist with social media metrics and reporting

  • Assist public relations staff with the press table on opening night performances

  • Assist with the organization of photography and Playbill archives

  • Assist with press files

  • Other projects as assigned

  • Currently or recently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program

  • Able to commit to 8-15 hours per week with some evening work required

  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail

  • Independent and self motivated

  • Proficiency in general office software programs including Excel, Word, and Internet search tools.

  • Knowledge of relevant social media tools and platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Google+, WordPress, etc.

  • College level writing skills

  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, a high level of professionalism, creativity, humor, and a love for the arts –particularly dance, encouraged

    Boston Ballet is an equal employment opportunity employer.

    Boston Ballet internships are unpaid. Boston Ballet internships are for credit (preferred) or on a volunteer basis.

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter 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:
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.