1206 Maple Ave Ste 1100B, Los Angeles, CA, 90015

Status

Open

Description

Heidi Duckler Dance, LA's top site-specific dance company, is looking for a Communications & Engagement Intern to support its mission in creating community engagement programs that transform non-traditional spaces, provide learning opportunities, and engage diverse communities, in the belief that the arts can change our vision of the world and of ourselves.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with outreach and communications with partners, collaborators, community centers and other nonprofits, recruiting volunteers and teaching artists, as well as researching new partnerships, cross-promotions and project opportunities. Additionally, the Communications & Engagement Intern will assist the Social Media & Administrative Associate with developing and posting content to Heidi Duckler Dance’s social media channels.   This position will work approximately 40 hours a week from June through August.

Qualifications

Skills preffered: Comfortable communicating with diverse groups of people,  Excellent writing skills, Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) is a plus,  Mac and/or PC proficient, Comfortable with Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications, Event planning and execution experience preferred but not required, Arts experience preferred but not required, Adobe Suite application experience preferred but not required, Reliable transportation, Must be able to lift 50lbs, Must be able to commit to the entire 400 hour commitment of internship.

Background

Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) creates place-based performances that transform non-traditional spaces, providing learning opportunities and engaging diverse communities in the belief that the arts can change our vision of the world and of ourselves.   Since 1985, HDD has produced over 400 interdisciplinary performance experiences in unexpected locations around the world.   As a dance company, HDD uses movement to explore intersectional topics affecting our city, working with students, veterans, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, foster youth, and people experiencing homelessness.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to info@heididuckler.org. In your cover letter, please include why you're interested in working for Heidi Duckler Dance and in the areas of communication and community engagement.