Press Intern

New York City Ballet is accepting applications for a Press Intern to assist with the day-to-day operations of NYCB’s press department during the 2013-2014 performing season. Intern will work directly with NYCB press office staff with responsibilities ranging from standard administrative tasks to larger organizational projects and media outreach initiatives. Opportunity will offer range of experience in a high-intensity press office during a peak performance period at NYCB. 


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and organize NYCB’s press clip files
  • Update and organize NYCB’s press photography assets
  • Maintain organizational system for NYCB’s audio-visual files and resources
  • Research and fact check for inquiring media outlets
  • Update and maintain NYCB’s repertory records
  • Assist with the distribution of information pertaining to upcoming press office activities
  • Assist with press ticket allocation and distribution to reviewing media
  • Assist with performance coverage, greeting members of the press and overseeing photographers and video crews as necessary
  • Assist with media outreach and coordination for NYCB special events
  • Assist with photo and video shoots as necessary
  • Proofread press materials and editorial content as necessary
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Proactive self-starter with eagerness to undertake tasks both large and small.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Organized, detail-oriented and able to follow instructions accurately.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and set priorities.
  • Fluency in MS Office programs (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This internship is unpaid.  The desired start date is January 2014.  Desired time commitment is 15-20 hours per week.  Candidates should also be willing and able to work additional hours as necessary covering weekend and evening performances.

No phone calls, please.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to BalletHR@NYCBallet.com with “Press Intern” in the subject line.

New York City Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer