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Shakespeare in Action’s Administrative volunteer Internship program has given dozens of interns meaningful opportunities to develop professional skills, network with professional theatre artists and be part of a dynamic creative team committed to awakening a passion fin young audiences for Shakespeare, classical theatre and the arts.

Professional experience is available in many aspects of theatre production, event planning and arts administration.

Interns will gain experience and job skills in:

• Grant writing
• Fundraising and event planning
• Marketing in a non-profit context
• Customer service and sales
• Education and Community Outreach programming
• Videography and documentation and multi-media design
• Assisting with the development of educational materials
• Assisting social media development, design and delivery
• Elements of theatre production when production permits

Internships are designed to be learning based, and professional administrators and artists including directors, designers and production personnel will mentor interns closely. For those looking to gain more experience working in theatre and arts administration this is an ideal environment.

Successful interns must be able to commit a minimum of 8 to 12 hours per week and the internship runs until July 2016.
There is flexibility around days/time worked.

Successful applicants will either be enrolled in or have completed a University degree in a pertinent field, including Arts in Education, Business, Marketing, Theatre production, or similar areas.

Most importantly, successful applicants will have a passion for Shakespeare, classical theatre, education and theatre for young audiences. Applicants will have a desire to learn more about creating theatre in a professional context and be a good team player.
Those from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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