Litchfield Performing Arts (LPA), a not-for-profit dedicated to the arts and arts education, seeks summer interns each year to help run the 2015 Litchfield Jazz Festival in Goshen, CT. Be a part of an internationally recognized Festival! These internships will provide real-life experience in major event coordination, handling contracts, managing personnel, leadership and much more. Interns are a core part of our team.
The Litchfield Jazz Festival, which The Wall Street Journal said, "stands tall in substance among the larger festivals around the nation" will be celebrating its 20th year August 7-9, 2015. The Litchfield Jazz Camp, featured in TIME Magazine and on CNN, hosts 350+ students from all over the United States, Bermuda, Thailand, Japan, Mexico and England at the Canterbury School in New Milford.
Positions are unpaid, college credit possible. Interns Needed: Mid-May through August 2015. Location: Goshen, CT
All interns will assist with administrative tasks as assigned, and Ad sales for our Festival Program book.
The Special Events/Artist Coordinator will work directly with our Board of Directors fundraising committee and Executive Director to coordinate the Festival Opening Night fundraising gala and auction(s). The coordinator will manage all auction items, write item descriptions and auction catalogue, work with contractors and sponsors, run benefit auction(s), and handle on-site event needs. The Special Events/Artist Coordinator will work directly with Festival Artists and will be their main contact person before and during the event, manage all artist contracts, contract payments, book hotel rooms/transportation when applicable, arrange and manage artist catering before and during the event and oversee CD sales during the Festival. Candidate must be able to easily learn new computer programs.
The Colunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the full management (recruiting, scheduling, training, and overseeing on-site) the 100+ volunteers that make the Festival a-go. Candidate must be customer-service oriented and diplomatic. This intern will take the lead in generating Ad sales for the Festival Program Book, coordinate production of the book with printers, manage accounts/invoices and Program Book Ad reconciliation sheet.
The Team Assistant will work in conjunction with Festival Technical Director on general Festival operations and will assist other core team members in day to day procedures. Candidate must be flexible, detail oriented and able to multi-task.
All applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and two written references.
TO BE CONISDERED FOR THIS INTERNSHIP, PLEASE CONTACT
Tegan Ryan - Tegan@LitchfieldJazzFest.com
No phone calls please