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Community Service: ARB 2014 PICS Internship

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ARB 2014 PICS Internship

American Repertory Ballet's mission is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences and to dance students through artistic and educational programs. The organization is comprised of: American Repertory Ballet, the preeminent contemporary ballet company in the state; Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation; and the Access and Enrichment initiatives, ranging from the long-running and acclaimed DANCE POWER program to the popular On Pointe series.

10 week internship:
A PICS internship with American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will allow the intern to gain practical experience in the non-profit arts world. He/she would be given the opportunity to learn how each department contributes to the whole of ARB by working directly with department heads on various projects necessary to the success of the organization.  Working between the marketing and development departments, a PICS intern would be able approach all of ARB’s programming – from performances to educational events and residencies – through the lens of promotion, fundraising, and grant-writing.  Interns will have the opportunity to:  
  • Assist in the production of advertisements, online and print displays, and promotional videos, using Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and iMovie or equivalent
  • Assist in the promotional efforts undertaken by the organization, from social media and online initiatives to press releases for print media
  • Propose innovative initiatives for audience engagement through “on the ground” PR efforts and through social media and e-blasts
  • Write and distribute press releases
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; understanding and experience of social media such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube
  • Assist in the fundraising efforts undertaken by the organization, from grant research/writing to specific campaigns
  • Assist in the organization and execution of special events for the Summer Intensive program: i.e. trip to Ballet in Cinema movie at the State Theatre, trip to Lincoln Center for American Ballet Theatre performance, special lectures or enrichment activities
  • Assist in the organization of patron and school family mailing lists and mailings

Posted by Princeton AAA almost 7 years ago.