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•  Ticket Office Sales Associate (part-time)
•  Marketing/PR Intern
•  Graphic Design Intern
•  Development Intern
•  Education Intern 
•  Programming/Production Intern
•  Operations Intern

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TICKET OFFICE SALES ASSOCIATE (part-time)
Duties:
A Ticket Office Sales Associate is the resource for information as well as the point of sale person on behalf of the State Theatre. Knowledge of policies, procedures, and performance details are essential in providing the desired level of customer service. The hours for this position will vary with the theatre’s schedule. Candidate must be available to work days, evenings, and weekends. This is a great opportunity for those looking to begin a career in the arts industry.

Qualifications: Excellent communication and customer service skills, a pleasant phone/interpersonal manner, general computer knowledge (Microsoft excel, word), basic mathematical skills, and a highly motivated/positive attitude. Prior Ticket Office or Tessitura ticketing software, and/or Ticketmaster experience is a plus. Salary is hourly pay and competitive, based on experience. Hours are part-time, flexible, and vary with the theatre’s schedule—must work a combination of regular business hours and nights and weekends.

Application: Please stop by the State Theatre Ticket Office to pick up and fill out an application.The State Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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MARKETING/PR INTERNSHIP
The Marketing/PR intern will work closely with staff to implement marketing, promotions, public relations, and audience development initiatives. Tasks include writing, editing, and proofing press releases, blogs, website copy, e-blasts, and program copy; flyer distribution; working with social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube; and other projects as needed. The internship requires a minimum of 15 hours each week between Mon-Fri (9am-5:30pm).

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.


To apply for this position, email your resume and cover letter to:

Kelly Blithe, Director of Communications
email

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GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP
The State Theatre is seeking innovative graphic design interns to design and produce marketing materials for the State Theatre. The internship requires a minimum of 15 hours anytime between Mon-Fri (9-5:30pm).

Responsibilities:

  •  Design and produce promotional materials such as posters, flyers, advertisements, etc.

  •  Design web graphics for the State Theatre website and internet advertising

  •  Assist the Art Director with the creative workload


Requirements:

  •    Experience using QuarkXPress and Photoshop
  •    Knowledge of Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, and HTML a plus
  •    Familiar with a Mac

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Tracy Furr
Art Director
State Theatre
11 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
or email (If you email, please include a few samples of your work)
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DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP
The State Theatre seeks an energetic and self-motivated college student with strong writing and interpersonal skills for an internship (2-3 days per week) with the development department of the State Theatre.

Responsibilities and duties include assistance in:

  •  Writing letters of inquiry, gift acknowledgements, and proposals
  •  Researching individual, corporate, and foundation prospects and donors
  •  Coordinating various projects
  •  Maintaining and updating contact lists
 
Qualified candidates include those with a major in English, communications, public relations, marketing or related fields (although all majors interested in work experience may apply) and in good academic standing. Candidates must possess strong writing skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and the Internet is required.
 
Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit. Additionally, interns will be compensated for expenses related to off-site responsibilities.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Leah Anglum, Development Associate for Donor Relations
email

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EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
Internships may focus on theater education management and/or assisting with the State Theatre’s programs for schools. Interns will be able to acquire practical theater education experience at one of the premiere non-profit theaters in the region.

Specific Responsibilities May Include:

  •  Provide administrative support as well as support for special events, workshops, and school shows
  •  Contribute to the development of the curriculum both in-house and in the schools
  •  Opportunities to research possible grant/funding opportunities for theater education work
 
Requirements:
  •  Strong commitment to theater and education 
  •  Enjoy working with others—interns need to interact successfully with a wide range of personalities including staff, artists, volunteers, and the general public; on the phone and in person 
  •  Demonstrate computer skills: familiarity with word processing, databases, and spreadsheets is preferable
  •  Commit to a consistent schedule for a minimum of one month

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Jennifer Cunha, Education Associate
email

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PROGRAMMING/PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
The Programming/Production intern will work with both the Vice President of Programming and the Director of Production. Internship will include working with artist contracts, online research, database entry, artist hospitality, and other projects as needed. The internship requires a minimum of 8 hours each week between Mon-Fri (9am-5:30pm), plus some nights and weekends based on the theater’s show schedule.

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Brian O'Boyle, Vice President of Programming
email

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OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP
The State Theatre is seeking an Operations Intern to assist the Director of Operations of the State Theatre. The internship will give special insight to the day-to-day operations of a major performing arts center. The internship requires 12 to 15 hours anytime between Mon-Fri (9am-5:30pm).  

Responsibilities:  
•  Assist Director of Operations with correspondences between the State Theatre and outside constituents  
•  Update historical data  
•  Special projects
 
Requirements:  
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
•    Microsoft Office  

Internships are unpaid, however, students may arrange to receive college credit.  

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to:
Dave Hartkern, Director of Operations
email


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