Internships

Position Type: Seasonal Employee

Employment type: Paid Internship

Application Requirements: Apply by June 15, 2020

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

Details

Please note that the internship requires long hours; work hours vary significantly and include weekends and evenings. 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.

Highlights of the CBMF Internship Program:

  • Professional Development: 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 & Concert Operations Intern

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, fundraising events, and all education programs as assigned.
  • On-duty event management with Production Team.
  • Coordination of rental and special instrument needs.
  • Assist Team with artist advancing and hospitality assistance, including housing logistics, document tracking, and organization of transportation logistics.
  • Artistic Team and Accounting department support in maintaining a database and clearinghouse of all appropriate contract and payment documentation.

Development & Events Intern

Duties and Responsibilities:

This intern will support the Executive Director and the Communications and Development Coordinator, 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.
  • Attend all events as assigned, and assist with set-up, staffing reception table, and break-down; other event duties as needed.
  • Assist with Development photography and social media needs at events for corporate sponsor 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.
  • Create final reports for all event and festival sponsors.
  • Interact with donors on a regular basis via telephone, email, and in person.
  • Assist in donor fulfillment duties as needed.
  • Prepare Development reports for staff as needed.

Education Operations 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 operations and the Festival’s education programs.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise sign-in and sign-out, greet and interface with parents/guardians.
  • Maintain accurate record of student attendees and all associated paperwork.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians as needed.
  • Assist with planning and execution of extracurricular camp activities.
  • Assist camp instructors with any operational needs.
  • Consult with camp instructors to acquire and arrange for any needed equipment, instrument, or tech.
  • 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 press.
• 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.
• Research and present final reports at the end of the season.
• 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).
• Liaise with full-time staff and make recommendations to optimize sales.
• Attend Farmers Market events as an ambassador of the Festival.

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.