2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 2160, El Segundo, California, 90036




The Marketing Intern with the American Youth Symphony will be a valued member of a small and passionate administrative team that supports our 100 orchestral musicians. You will be writing original copy for the 2021/22 press materials and website. The Marketing Intern will assist in creating and editing the Annual Report, as well as creating and managing the season’s public relations and marketing calendar. Your work will be seen by thousands of donors, potential audience members, and music and media contacts. This position is ideal for a classical music fan who is looking to gain experience and contacts in arts administration and have a rewarding and valuable summer. This position will work approximately 40 hours a week from June through August.


The Marketing Intern must have very strong written and verbal communication skills and must be prepared to represent AYS to the public in a professional manner. Ideally, they have an interest in symphonic music and the promotion of orchestral music in Los Angeles. They Must be Mac proficient and experienced with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with any of the following would be beneficial: Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Audition, Premier and/or InDesign. 


The American Youth Symphony (AYS) is an established architect in building the future of classical music and has provided 56 seasons of artistically exceptional concerts for free to the Los Angeles community. Founded in 1964 by world-renowned conductor Mehli Mehta, AYS prepares virtuosic musicians—many of whom study locally at the Colburn School, USC, andUCLA—for careers in music, while building audiences who will appreciate and support their talent for decades to come. Musicians receive intensive training in myriad styles of symphonic music, from classical masterworks to world premieres and film scores.

How to Apply

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and 2 writing samples (essays, articles, or letters) to apply@aysymphony.org with the subject line "Marketing Intern".