ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN, DUKE PERFORMANCES

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA

Job Description

Duke Performances Summer 2019 Arts Administration Internship

Duke Performances is seeking an ambitious, highly-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented student at the undergraduate or graduate level with an interest in arts administration to assist the Duke Performances staff for a Summer 2019 internship (late-May to mid-August). The internship is paid and provides a unique opportunity to learn about and be directly involved in all facets of arts administration from a leading university-based arts presenting organization, including programming, production, marketing, publicity, audience development, campus and community engagement, and development/fundraising.

Responsibilities
• Interface with the Interim Director and the Duke Performances staff
• Help produce Duke Performances’ summer Music in the Gardens series and advance the 2019/2020 season
• Assist in crafting and executing marketingand publicity plans for presentations, including outreach to targeted audiences
• Provide administrative support for a wide range of Duke Performances projects

Skills/Knowledge
• Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
• Knowledge of and interest in non-profit arts administration, music, theater, and/or dance

Qualifications
• Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at Duke (priority) or elsewhere
• Work and internship experience in the arts, education, and non-profits desirable

Application Deadline
• Summer (30 hrs/wk, Late-May to Mid-August): Rolling 

Duke Performances, the professional performing arts presenting organization at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is committed to presenting willfully eclectic, forward-thinking performing arts of the highest quality. Through superb performances, outstanding visiting artist residencies, and the development and commissioning of exciting new work, Duke Performances is forging a culture that vigorously supports performance and encourages meaningful engagement with the Duke campus and Durham community. Annually, Duke Performances offers a robust season of 80-90 world-class performances, making extensive use of a network of Duke and Durham venues, and presenting artists spanning classical, new music, jazz, Americana, independent rock, international music, theater, and dance. www.dukeperformances.org


Job Code

383 ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN


Requisition Number

401597684


Full Time / Part Time

PART TIME


Regular / Temporary

Regular


Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skillsgenerally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.

Experience

None required beyond education.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


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