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Internships

SUMMER 2017

 

Lee Street theatre boasts a unique Internship Program that hosts 5 interns, 4 Production Interns and 1 Marketing Intern, for 10 weeks beginning in May 2017. Housing is provided and interns earn a $200 weekly stipend. The Lee Street theatre Internship Program provides quality training in professional theatre fields. These learning experiences are indispensable as each intern will leave with new skill sets and a boosted resume. The job postings are listed below.

 

MARKETING INTERNSHIP

 

The Marketing Intern is to work in the business office of Lee Street theatre under the supervision of Marketing Director Caitlin Billings. Intern will be assigned a production during the remainder of the 2016-2017 season. 

 

The intern will become responsible for all marketing and publicity materials associated with the production. This includes the initial press release, designing graphics, hanging posters, Facebook posts, email blasts, designing the program, posting to online events and calendars, and catering to any other publicity needs.

 

The ideal Marketing Intern is responsible, self-motivated, tech-savvy, personable, and above all, willing to learn. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a professional office environment and gain skills in areas such as constructing emails in ConstantContact, graphic design through Adobe Creative Suite, and community engagement by interacting with local businesses. The Lee Street theatre Marketing Internship provides learning experiences through real life marketing and business training.

 

TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume, and 3 writing samples (press releases, grants, essay excerpts, etc), and list any other theatre experience you may have to Marketing Director Caitlin Billings via email: caitlin@leestreet.org.

PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP

 

Production interns at Lee Street theatre will work in all aspects of production – from load-in, to running crew for shows, and load-out. Interns will work directly with the production staff, assisting in the technical needs of nightly performances. Hours vary from week to week, but are generally during the day and during performance week evenings, totaling approximately 40 hours a week.

 

Responsibilities include working directly with the Technical Director, communicating with artists to understand their technical needs, and running lighting, sound and video for performances. Experience is suggested, but not required.


The ideal candidates are energetic and in the early to intermediate stages of their careers and display a strong interest in furthering their professional development and a commitment to working as part of a team within a tight schedule. The candidates will also need to be capable of working on tall ladders, capable of lifting at least 50 lbs, and working long hard hours. 


TO APPLY:

Include a cover letter clearly indicating position desired, your primary focus area, skill sets, tools and proficiency level, and a resume with contact information for three current references. Please submit at least five photo samples of your work (emphasizing process in addition to product) in your area of specialty through an online portfolio link or file attachment. Send to Technical Director Chris Speer at td@leestreet.org