Internships

Development Intern

Dates: September–December or January–May

Description: He or she will provide administrative support to the managing director, program coordinator, and artistic director of the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Major responsibilities will include preparation and execution of our yearly donor banquet in December, donor/audience relations, and researching grant and corporate sponsorship opportunities. We are seeking an intern who is willing to work collaboratively to benefit the objectives of the theatre. Must be flexible, willing to learn, and have a good sense of humor. This is a great opportunity for an individual to gain fundraising, arts administration, and development experience in a professional theatre environment. This is an unpaid internship; 10–15 hours per week. Located on the campus of Boston University at 949 Commonwealth Avenue. Interns will be invited back to participate in the Boston Theater Marathon during the Spring Semester.

Marketing and Administrative Intern

Dates: September–December or January–May

Description: He or she will provide administrative support to the managing director, program coordinator, and artistic director of the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre. Major responsibilities will include reviewing and implementing marketing strategies with the managing director and program coordinator. The intern will also help create successful marketing strategies for the fiscal year. Other responsibilities include audience development, group and subscription sales, promotional event preparation, filing, reception, light paperwork, responding to emails, and general office duties. He or she will also assist office staff in the day-to-day operations of the theatre. We are seeking an intern who is willing to work collaboratively to benefit the objectives of the theatre. Must be flexible, willing to learn, and have a good sense of humor. This is a great opportunity for an individual to gain marketing, promotions, and arts administration experience in a professional theatre environment. This is an unpaid internship; 10–15 hours per week. Located on the campus of Boston University at 949 Commonwealth Avenue. Interns will be invited back to participate in the Boston Theater Marathon during the Spring Semester.

Web Design and Multimedia Intern

Dates: September–December or January–May

Description: He or she will work to develop bostonplaywrights.org into a multifaceted portal for new plays in Boston. He or she will also assist the program coordinator in developing an interactive design for the web that may include podcasts, online commercials, interviews, etc. The position will be built on the interest and strengths of the applicant. We are seeking an intern who is willing to work collaboratively to benefit the objectives of the theatre. Must be flexible, willing to learn, and have a good sense of humor. This is a great opportunity for an individual to gain experience in a professional theatre environment. This is an unpaid internship; flexible hours. Located on the campus of Boston University at 949 Commonwealth Avenue. Interns will be invited back to participate in the Boston Theater Marathon during the Spring Semester.

To apply, please contact us or call 617-353-5443.