Davenport Theatrical Enterprises Summer Internships
Davenport Theatrical is now accepting applications for the following summer internships:
The Executive Intern works with Ken Davenport’s Executive Assistant. Responsibilities include copy editing/proofreading, answering phones, managing investor and company data, research projects and maintaining the general upkeep of the office space. The Executive Intern must have strong verbal and written communication skills, friendly phone demeanor, be attentive to detail, and must be knowledgeable about the theater industry and Broadway community. Opportunities will be available to attend readings, seminars, and other office events. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, HTML and WordPress is a plus. Applicants should be eager to learn, able to take initiative, and ready to jump in wherever needed.
Positions available: One full-time.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT/FINANCE INTERN
The General Management/Finance Intern assists in both General and Company Management and the day-to-day financial operations of Davenport Theatrical. Duties include filing, running reports, house seat requests, shadowing the company manager at shows and any other projects as they arise, such as reviewing/proofreading contracts and other documents, data entry, etc. Throughout the internship, the intern will get an overview of Ovation and Telecharge ticketing systems. The ideal candidate is interested in a career in company or general management, and is proficient in Microsoft Excel. Experience with QuickBooks is a plus.
Positions available: Two part time or full-time. Some weekend and evening availability preferred.
GROUPS MARKETING INTERN
The Group Sales Marketing Intern at Davenport Theatrical Enterprises reports directly to the Director of Group Sales. The intern’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to): management of social media accounts, website updates and design management, research and outreach through cold calling and email, and operational and administrative support. The candidate must be technologically savvy and should possess knowledge of current Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Applicants should be proficient with Microsoft Excel, social media platforms and Internet research. Experience with WordPress, web design and copywriting a plus. Additional perks for this position include free tickets to Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, previews, and readings.
Positions available: One part-time or full-time.
The Marketing Intern at Davenport Theatrical Enterprises reports directly to the Marketing Director and the Marketing Assistant. The intern’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to) participating in brainstorms for creative marketing, promotion, and social media strategies, compiling research, managing outreach and documentation for various marketing and promotional opportunities, overseeing posting, communication and brand engagement online through social media and creating basic reports summarizing marketing and advertising initiatives. The ideal candidate is a passionate and creative thinker with a love for theater and the arts who is a self-starter with strong follow-through and the ability to juggle multiple projects/deadlines. Applicants should have a basic understanding of social media channels and practices and must possess strong communication skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Photoshop is a plus.
Positions available: One part-time or full-time.
THEATRE OPERATIONS INTERN
The Theatre Operations Intern works with both the Davenport Theatre House Manager and Operations Manager and will gain a “nuts and bolts” experience of managing an Off Broadway theater. Responsibilities include general office support, answering phones, communicating with employees, patrons, and clients, providing support in preparing the theater for new productions as needed, and assisting house management during performances. The Theatre Operations Intern must have strong customer service and communication skills, solid problem-solving skills, and must be attentive to detail. Technical skills and comfort with basic tools is a plus. Opportunities will be available to attend readings, seminars, and other office events. Applicants should be eager to learn, able to take initiative, and ready to jump into any project.
Positions available: One part-time or full-time. Some weekend and evening availability preferred.
CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT INTERN
The Creative Development Intern reads scripts and sees readings on behalf of the company and reports to the Director of Creative Development through written feedback coverage. Other duties include researching venues and shows, seeking out marketing opportunities for creative development services, and assisting with artistic networking events and classes. Applicants should have a background in writing and theatrical critique, interest or knowledge in current shows/writers, and strong communication skills.
Positions available: One part-time or full-time. Flexible hours are available, including evenings and weekends.
May 29, 2017 – August 31, 2017
Monthly subway card and stipend upon completion.
You can apply by clicking here.