The SF Playhouse
San Francisco, CA

Expires: 03/31/18

Job Dates

02/26/18 - 05/27/18


$150/month transportation stipend

Overview: SFPH Internships provide an opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the day-to-day and long-term workings of a professional theater company. Each intern works closely with their supervisor to create learning goals at the start of the internship that include a special project within their department. Interns are treated as part of the Playhouse family which operates under the companys values of Empathy, Excellence, Innovation, Collaboration and the ever important Yes. All interns leave the program with new connections, strong skills and real life experiences to add to their overall education.

Description: Become a member of the San Francisco Playhouse Fundraising Team! Intern will have the opportunity to learn in all areas of Fundraising, encompassing Individual Gifts, Foundation Grants, Corporate Giving and Special Events. This position if a great opportunity for students interested in a career in arts administration, nonprofit management, or public administration.

You Will Learn:

How to Research Corporate, Foundation and Individual Donor Prospects
Online Database Management
The Life of a Donation from Receipt to Acknowledgement
Patron Development ranging from Persons of Note Tracking to Face Time
Special Event Planning and Coordination
Shadow Grant-Writing
Brainstorm Subscription and Ticket Possibilities
Proper Maintenance of Donor and Fundraising Records

What We Expect:

A Strong Interest in Live Theatre
Good Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Computer Competence (Word Processing, Spreadsheets, E-mail, etc.)
Flexibility with Changing Priorities and Demands
Ability to Multi-Task and Prioritize
Ability to Collaborate, Analyze and Problem-Solve
Evening and Weekend availability required
Time Management Skills a Must
A Can-Do Attitude
Fundraising Experience
Attention to Detail
Salesforce Experience a plus

Internships require 15 - 30 hours per week commitment. This includes a good amount of weekend and evening time. Interns should expect to be at SFPH at least 3-5 days each week for 4-8 hours per day. Schedules may vary week to week based on the theatres events.

Regardless of department, all interns are expected to be available for:
Lobby Greeter Shifts
Observe no less than one Table Read or Final Dress
Opening Night Events
Sandbox Load-In and Strike
Rehearsal Assistance as Needed
Other Special Events or SFPH Calendar events as they arise.


Charlotte Brockman

Administrative Manager



(415) 677-9596

Fax: (415) 625-9876

Business Address

588 Sutter St #318

San Francisco, CA 94102

Posted: 02/12/2018 00:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 02/12/2018 14:32 EST

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