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Virginia Repertory Theatre
Richmond, VA
LAST MINUTE | INTERNSHIP

Expires: 03/05/20

Job Dates

Immediate until May 22nd

Pay

$130 - $180 a week biweekly

Join a team of hardworking staff members who take pride in the artistic quality of their work. Virginia Repertory Theatre is seeking a seasonal marketing intern to join our staff. We are Central Virginia's largest nonprofit professional theatre company, with an annual operating budget of $5.6 million, four distinct venues, an educational touring arm, and an annual audience of 530,000. Virginia Rep creates professional productions of the great comedies, dramas and musicals - past, present and future. We also are dedicated to the development and production of new plays, and we seek to ensure these new works have lives beyond their productions at Virginia Rep.

Responsibilities:
Assist the marketing team to help promote the brand of the theatre both locally and nationally, and specific production sales and promotional efforts

Assist in the creation/proofreading of promotional materials and playbills
Assist in the coordination of promotional marketing events

Represent Virginia Rep at various community events

Conduct marketing research as needed
Help maintain and foster Virginia Rep's social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Attend biweekly marketing meetings

House manage select Virginia Rep productions at both the Children's Theatre and the November Theatre (supervise volunteer ushers, maintain appropriate conditions in the theatre, and ensure that patrons have an enjoyable theatre experience).

Facilitate Virginia Rep's monthly participation in Mommy and Me community events

Support Director of Group Sales in performance booking/communication

Additional projects as assigned


Desired Qualifications:
Proficient knowledge of Google AdWords and various social media applications mandatory; knowledge of Tessitura a plus

Interest in selling/marketing a product/experience

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both written and verbal)

Able to take direction well

Demonstrated customer service experience
Friendly, professional demeanor

Work comfortably and effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment

Strong interest in theatre and/or working for a nonprofit organization preferred

Interns will receive a bi-weekly stipend and local housing is available for those interns who need it. Interns able to house themselves will receive a stipend of $180/week. Those interns in need of Virginia Rep housing will receive a stipend of $130/week. Each housed intern will share a bedroom with another intern (non-co-ed) in a fully furnished apartment.

Contact

Lisa Kotula

interns(at)virginiarep(dot)org

http://www.virginiarep.org

(804) 783-1688

Fax: (804) 775-2325

Business Address

114 W. Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23220

Posted: 09/05/2019 10:50:47 EST

Last Updated: 09/05/2019 13:00 EST

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