Diavolo examines the relationship between the human body and its architectural environment. This Architecture in Motion is explored through dance performances, trainings, and community programs for all. Diavolo is a cultural pillar of the community as the leading LA dance company to consistently perform locally, nationally, and internationally. Through the Diavolo Institute, the company provides education and engagement opportunities, sharing the power of dance as a force for positive change.
The Development and Finance Intern will learn the fundamentals of fundraising, finance, and administration in a mid-sized world-renowned movement dance company. Duties will include:
- Coordinating individual giving initiatives (direct mail, online, events),
- supporting finance-related activities (payroll, budgets, cash flow), and
- draft grant applications and reports.
The Intern will have the opportunity to interact with DIAVOLO's professional staff, thereby gaining exposure to their diverse responsibilities and learning about the multitude of career options available in the performing arts. This is a full time position working on site for 40 hours a week beginning in August.
Desired applicant should have strong organization and communication skills. They should be a "self-starter" who is motivated, conscientious, dependable, and an adaptable team player with a genuine interest in the arts. Passion for dance is a plus. Excellent writing, editing, and analytical skills are highly desirable. Pre-requisites include proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media (e.g.- YouTube, Facebook, etc). Candidates should desire a position during normal business hours, usually 9AM to 5PM, with occasional schedule adjustment for attendance at company events, on evenings and weekends, that will afford them access and exposure to all areas of arts administration.