Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet I Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Employment Opportunities

  • Special Events and Development Intern Position Available

    Special Events and Development Intern Position Available

    Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks a Special Events and Development Intern for the Spring of 2017. The Special Events and Development Intern will assist with all aspects of preparation for the Ballet’s upcoming special events as well as provide support to the Development Department.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist the Manager of Corporate Sponsorship and Special Events with Special Events planning and coordination
    • Perform data entry and maintenance of the Ballet’s fundraising database Tessitura.
    • Provide general support of Development Department initiatives
    • Represent the Development Department at special events, performances, luncheons, donor events, etc. as requested
    • Special projects as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications.
    • Friendly and outgoing disposition.
    • Hard working and responsible.
    • Able to work independently.
    • Available to work some nights and weekends.
    • Knowledge of ballet or performing arts preferred, but not required.

    Applicants must be available to work at two days a week, plus a few additional nights and weekends during the season as requested. Length and content of internships can be tailored to fit any course requirement needs. Benefits include free performance tickets, participation in special events and activities and the opportunity to work with a creative and energetic team.

    To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Kristine Medley Farmer at kfarmer@paballet.org - please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

    Pennsylvania Ballet
    100 South Broad Street
    Suite 2226
    Philadelphia, PA 19110

     

  • Marketing & Public Relations Internship Position Available

    Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks a Marketing and Public Relations Intern for the Spring of 2017. The Marketing and Public Relations Intern will assist with all aspects of preparation for the Ballet’s upcoming spring season from March to May in the Marketing Department.

    Responsibilities:

    -          Assist Marketing Manager with coordination and planning of marketing materials for all programs.

    -          Provide logistical support to Junior Designer and Content Coordinator for special projects pertaining to the School of Pennsylvania Ballet as well as Community Outreach.

    -          Assist Public Relations & Communications Coordinator with calendar listings for spring performances, updating fact sheets to each ballet program as well as photo organization for production images.

    -          Provide support to Marketing department in areas of website updates, promotional material distribution and other special projects as needed.

    Qualifications:

    -          Must have strong attention to detail.

    -          Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    -          Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications.

    -          Friendly and outgoing disposition.

    -          Hard working and responsible.

    -          Able to work independently.

    -          Available to work some nights and weekends.

    -          Experience in design and photography a plus

    -          Knowledge of ballet and performing arts preferred but not required.

     

    Qualified candidates should send a copy of their cover letter and resume to:

    Jonathan Stiles                                                  Emily Hart
    Marketing Manager                                        Public Relations & Communications Coordinator               
    jstiles@paballet.org                                        ehart@paballet.org

     

    No phone calls, please.