The JACCC performing arts intern will learn the basics of concert production, marketing, community outreach, and promotion. During the 2014 summer, the JACCC will host outdoor music and video presentations on the Isamu Noguchi Plaza in Little Tokyo, the first annual L.A. Ukulele Expo, and the 21st Annual Taiko Gathering, featuring over 12 Japanese drumming groups from across L.A. County (August 17, 2014). Internship duties will include pre-event/performance set-up and breakdown, performance production and management, lighting and sound support, artist hospitality and relationships, interaction with audience members, coordination and interaction with vendors, and non-profit organizations, season marketing, promotion and community outreach.
We are seeking a candidate with a passion for the arts and theater who wishes to learn more about behind-the-scenes performing arts production. Experience with theater production knowledge (sound, lighting, and stage management) recommended. Experience with front of house theater production (ushering, concessions, etc.) a plus. Required qualifications: proficiency in Microsoft , strong internet research skills and basic understanding of online social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.), excellent verbal and written communications skills, resourcefulness and ability to troubleshoot, ability to represent the organization in a professional manner at concerts and outreach events, ability to interface comfortably with people of different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, self motivated and independent, organized, strong attention to detail, comfortable with public speaking, lift and move equipment (~40lbs), ability to type 40 wpm minimum. Reliable transportation required. Interest in music and community-building preferred.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Keith Shiozaki at email@example.com. Internship runs from June 2-6 to August 8-22, 2014. To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Keith Shiozaki at firstname.lastname@example.org. by April 22, 2014. Intern selection expected to made during the week of April 28, 2014.
Questions? Please email to email@example.com
This internship is offered as part of the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program which provides for a 10 week paid summer internship (40 hours/week) to eligible undergraduate college students. Students are paid $400/week.
For qualification details, see website at http://lacountyarts.org/internship.html