Thursday, October 29, 2015

Marketing and Events Internship - Winter 2016

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre - Marketing and Events Internship

Winter 2016

The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s mission: We are committed to enhance the cultural life of West Michigan by creating opportunities for people to enjoy live theatre performances using community artists, and to provide access to a comprehensive theatre arts education program for all ages.

Responsibilities/ Tasks include:

- Manage, support and/or assist with a range of specific events (e.g. Bright Lights on Civic, Back
  Stage Pass, Lunch & Learn, member & donor events, individual cultivation events, and other    
- Assist in the research and cultivation of new sponsorship opportunities
- Assist with database management
- Provide support on development projects: including 2016-17 membership mailing, quarterly  
  newsletters, and show promotion to member/donors
- Monitor show attendances counts
- Write Press Releases
- Update community calendars for current and upcoming season
- Research play selections for promotional content
- Take meeting minutes
- Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge and skill requirements:

- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Computer skills—Microsoft Office a plus
- Problem-solving, organization and time management skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Willingness to take initiative
- Ability to work in a collaborative setting as well as independently
- Ability to adapt and be flexible
- Knowledge of performances and classes available through GRCT
- Previous event planning and marketing experience preferred


Internship will run from January to May 2016, approximately 15-24 hours a week (or what is needed to fulfill requirements for college credit.) Position will include some evening and weekend activities.


This is an unpaid position; internship must be completed for college credit.


To apply for this position, please send cover letter & resume to by December 18.

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