Internships

Position Type: Seasonal Employee

Employment type: Paid Internship

Application Requirements: Apply by June 1, 2021

Application should be comprised of a cover letter and resume may be submitted to [email protected]

Details

Housing will be provided free of charge for the duration of the program. Interns will receive a paid stipend and a mileage reimbursement for the internship, but you are responsible for travel to and from Crested Butte, Colorado. CBMF requires you to bring your own laptop and you must have a vehicle. Internships requires the ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time, and the capability to lift and carry heavy objects. Please note that the internships require long hours; work hours vary significantly and include weekends and evenings.

Highlights of the CBMF Internship Program:

  • Professional Development: Interns Interns will participate in a wide variety of concerts, education programs, fundraising events, staff meetings, etc. to gain a thorough understanding of all aspects of the artistic and administrative activities of the Festival.
  • Diverse Projects: Interns work on all aspects of the Festival including donor events, marketing initiatives, education programs, and operational components. This gives each intern a better perspective as to which area they would like to pursue as a career.
  • Access to concerts: Interns are able to attend Music Festival performances.

Artistic Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:

This intern will support the activities of the Artistic Directors and Executive Director overseeing artistic and concert operations of the festival.

 Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Logistic management for concerts, rehearsals, and all education programs as assigned.
  • On-duty concert management with production team, including set-up and breakdown of events, door sales, and patron check-in.
  • Consult with artist and camp instructors to coordinate and arrange for any needed equipment, special instrument needs, or tech.
  • Assist team with artist advancing and hospitality assistance, including housing logistics, document tracking, and organization of transportation logistics.
  • Accounting support in maintaining a database and clearinghouse of all appropriate contract, tax form, and payment documentation for artists.

Event Management Intern

Duties and Responsibilities:

This intern will support the staff, overseeing the day-to-day development needs and special events of the festival.

 Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of special events including managing invitation lists, logistics, and other duties as assigned.
  • Attend all events as assigned, assisting with event execution including set-up, staffing reception table, event flow and break-down; other event duties as needed.
  • Assist with social media at events for corporate sponsor and donor recognition.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department for planning and distribution of photo assets. Create event collateral as needed, specifically event sponsor signs and nametags.
  • Assist with planning and execution of gala auction, including creating all necessary auction collateral, and auction follow-up.
  • Produce thank you cards for donors, auction item buyers and sponsors.
  • Interact with donors on a regular basis via telephone, email, and in person.
  • Assist in donor fulfillment duties as needed.

Operations and Project Management Intern

Duties and Responsibilities:

This intern will support the activities of the Executive Director and Marketing Director overseeing the day-to-day operations and the Festival’s education programs.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Operations

  • Greet and assist guests with ticket sales and inquiries.
  • Provide front line customer service and problem solving to guests at events.
  • Conduct in person ticket sales using the Mobile Cause system.
  • Organize and distribute will-call tickets.
  • Sell and/or distribute upgrades and future show tickets.
  • Provide knowledge of upcoming events and venues.

Project Management (Education Camps)

  • Supervise sign-in and sign-out, greet and interface with parents/guardians.
  • Maintain accurate record of student attendees and all associated paperwork.
  • Communicate with student or parents/guardians as needed.
  • Assist with planning and execution of extracurricular camp activities.
  • Assist camp instructors with any operational needs.
  • Be the liaison for Camp instructors, Festival and Venue staff, making sure all needs and expectations are met.
  • Assist with Education photography for social media needs and sponsor recognition.

Marketing Intern

Duties and Responsibilities:

This intern will support the activities of the Marketing Director and the Communications and Development Coordinator overseeing the day-to-day operation of the festival.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Be a brand ambassador in our community by distributing event posters, flyers, and other collateral to the Festival venues as needed, and maintain the materials table at our venues.
  • Brainstorm, implement, and monitor content opportunities for the CBMF social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram).
  • Help coordinate interviews and information with artists.
  • Assist with taking photos and videos at concerts and events for social media posts.
  • Fulfill media requests including the distribution of photos and videos as needed.
  • Attend concerts as scheduled. Set up wayfinding signs, collateral, lead generations, and other marketing materials as needed.
  • Collect content for emails and newsletters (including but not limited to photos and copy).
  • Work with staff to optimize sales, including postering, off-site ticket sales, and other duties as directed.
  • Attend all events as assigned, assisting with set-up, ticket sales, break-down, and other duties as needed.

Ticketing and Box Office Intern

Duties and Responsibilities:
This intern will support the activities of the Marketing Director and the Executive Director overseeing the day-to-day operation of the box office festival.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
• Greet and assist guests at the Box Office.
• Provide front line customer service and problem solving to guests.
• Conduct in person ticket sales using the CrowdTorch system.
• Organize and distribute will-call tickets.
• Troubleshoot night of show issues (Transfers, bar codes, account issues, etc.).
• Sell and/or distribute upgrades and future show tickets
• Become knowledgeable of all seating charts.
• Provide knowledge of upcoming events & upgrades available
• Knowledgeable on the events culture and genre.
• Balance and account for cash and credit card receipts from sales transactions.
• Attend Farmers Market events as an ambassador of the Festival.