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Successful internship candidates have generally completed an internship and are at least in their junior or senior year of college.
Artistic responsibilities include assisting with the planning and execution of opening nights, orchestrating Tony voter ticketing, and completing administrative tasks that support the work of the artistic director. Literary responsibilities include reading new play submissions and writing coverage, assisting with the preparation and execution of play readings, and drafting literary correspondence. Strong writing and phone skills are imperative.
AUDIENCE SERVICES INTERN
Responsibilities include assisting with data entry, subscriber records, customer mailings, and general maintenance of approximately forty-thousand annual subscriptions.
Responsibilities include supporting the theatre's business operations by assisting with the processing of income, maintaining expense records, communicating with vendors, and assorted financial projects related to accounts payable/receivable.
Responsibilities include supporting all areas of Roundabout's fundraising efforts, with emphasis on individual giving. The intern assists in coordinating direct mail campaigns for individual donors, researching prospective individual and institutional funders, maintaining development files, and carrying out other special projects and cultivation events as needed. The ideal candidate for this position is detail-oriented with strong writing and communication skills, is able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task, and has a passion for theatre/fundraising. Experience with Tessitura database, internet research applications and mail merges a plus.
DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN
Responsibilities will include updating the website, mobile site and smart phone application, editing images, assisting with email campaigns, engaging with patrons via social media, compiling website and email campaign metrics. The ideal candidate will be web/social media savvy, proficient with Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Adobe Photoshop; have a strong interest in theatre or nonprofit arts.
Responsibilities may include assisting in the coordination of materials for various education programs, including classroom residencies, student matinees and on-site workshops. The intern will also work with the Education Program Associate on the publication of UPSTAGE playgoers’ guides. The intern will also work with students who participate in Education at Roundabout’s Student Production Workshop program. Student Production Workshop is a student-run theatre company with the students serving as the artistic, managing, production and technical directors. Duties may include but are not limited to mentoring students through the production process, arranging snack for students, coordinating materials, helping students write rehearsal reports. Other administrative tasks may include database entry, preparing materials and documenting education programs. Strong organizational skills and an interest in education are imperative.
Responsibilities include maintaining artist contracts, drafting correspondence with agents, unions, and other collaborators, answering and redirecting phone calls, maintaining an extensive filing system, tracking Broadway grosses and industry trends, special projects such as preparing research for union and individual contract negotiations, and researching legal and copyright issues. The management intern provides support to the managing director, general managers, and various production and facility personnel. Experience with Microsoft Office, strong organizational skills and an interest in theatrical management/arts administration are imperative.
Responsibilities include coordinating special receptions and cast gifts, maintaining press and advertising files, tracking box office information, and contributing to projects related to subscription campaigns, advertising, direct mail, and audience surveys. Interns also take part in advertising and marketing meetings.
SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERN
Responsibilities include supporting the Executive Director and the Assistant to the Executive Director in their every day tasks. The intern may assist in organizing and preparing for Board of Directors meetings, communicating with the Board, assisting in government relations, and assisting in the preparation of Roundabout’s Annual Report. Special projects regarding data gathering and organizational or industry research may also be included. Strong organizational skills and an enthusiastic attitude are imperative.
Note: Roundabout does not offer internships in acting or directing. Persons interested in assistant director fellowships must apply through the Drama League's directing fellowship program.