Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet I Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Employment Opportunities

All current employment opportunities are listed below.

  • Development Department Intern

    Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks an intern in the Development Department. The Development Intern will provide support to the Development Department and assist with preparations for the Ballet’s 50th Anniversary celebration in the upcoming 2013-2014 season.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist with the research and production of a commemorative book and video for the 50th Anniversary.
    • Perform data entry and maintenance of the Ballet’s Windows-based fundraising database Tessitura.
    • Assist with Special Events coordination, including the Ballet’s fall gala.
    • Represent the Development Department at special events, performances, luncheons, donor events, etc. as requested.
    • Provide general support of department initiatives.

     

    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 least two days a week, plus a few additional nights and weekends during the season. Length and content of internships can be tailored to fit 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 Catherine Ross. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.

    Catherine Ross
    Pennsylvania Ballet
    Suite 210
    1819 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
    Philadelphia, PA19103
    cross@paballet.org

     

  • Marketing Intern

    Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country's leading ballet companies, seeks a Marketing Intern each semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer), accepting applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.

    The Marketing Intern works closely with all members of the Marketing Department (Marketing Director, Marketing Manager, Public Relations Manager, Group Sales Manager, Graphic Designer, Web & Digital Media Manager, and Boutique Manager).

    Responsibilities include:
    Representing Pennsylvania Ballet at publicity events
    Assisting with Pennsylvania Ballet's social media sites
    Brainstorming new marketing initiatives
    Organizing office files (including CD and DVD library)
    Data entry
    Assembling press kits
    Maintaining press clippings and reports
    Assisting with various projects as needed

    Skills needed:
    Excellent written and oral communication skills
    Customer service skills
    Friendly disposition/outgoing personality
    Reliability
    Ability to work independently
    Good interpersonal and organizational skills
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications
    Must be available to work some nights and weekends
    Interest in performing arts a plus

    A mutually-agreeable schedule will be devised by the Marketing Intern and the Marketing Department. Interns are compensated with tickets to Pennsylvania Ballet performances.

    To apply, please send a resume and cover letter (indicating the semester for which you are applying) to:
    Marissa Montenegro
    Public Relations Manager
    Pennsylvania Ballet
    1819 JFK Boulevard, Suite 210
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    mmontenegro@paballet.org