Bucks County Playhouse
New Hope, PA 18938
Fall 2014 Internships
The historic Bucks County Playhouse, located in beautiful New Hope, PA, seeks interns in Arts Management, Development, Marketing, and Production for Fall 2014. All interns see Bucks County Playhouse shows, participate in Playhouse events, work directly under a mentor, given specific projects and responsibilities. Fall interns are paid a stipend of $200 a week. Must have car and live locally. Interested candidates should send, as a single PDF, a resume, letter of interest, three references, and a writing sample or portfolio if noted to Hester Kamin, Director of Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
FALL 2014 INTERN POSITIONS
Intern will answer to the Bucks County Playhouse General Manager and will assist with all aspects of behind-the-scenes theater operations during a fast-paced professional summer season. Arts Management candidates do not need theater experience, but must have a strong interest in learning about the not-for-profit arts world.
Intern will assist in the creation of fundraising materials, offer support during donor events, and serve as a representative of Bucks County Playhouse pre-show and post-show. Responsibilities include researching potential individual, foundation, corporate and government funders, developing fundraising materials, assisting in coordinating special events such as donor receptions, play readings, and fundraising benefits, assisting in planning large mailings, and assisting with donor relations. Please submit writing sample with application.
Intern will work directly with 3-person Marketing team, assisting in all aspects of Bucks County Playhouse’s multi-faceted marketing plan. Responsibilities will include attending shows, festivals, benefits, and press events as a representative of the theatre, distributing materials throughout Bucks County and beyond, attending marketing strategy meetings, providing administrative assistance, managing social media, and supporting all aspects of marketing campaigns. Marketing candidates should enjoy a fast-paced environment and have a strong interest in marketing and/or communication. Preference given to candidates with Mac proficiency and graphic design experience.
PRODUCTION (2 positions available)
In keeping with the Bucks County Playhouse tradition that began in 1939, each production intern will have a specialization, but they will work across departments, assisting in all aspects of creating sets, costumes, props, sound, and lighting for all Bucks County Playhouse productions. Areas of work may include constructing sets, hanging and focusing lights, building and shopping props, learning stage rigging, assisting in the wardrobe, and sound departments, working load ins/outs, and participating on run crews.
Please include work samples with your application for your specific concentration(s) of production.