The mission of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony (LAJS) is to perform orchestral works of well known as well as not commonly recognized Jewish composers; establish opportunities for the presentation of new compositions by Jewish artists; serve as a professional resource for aspiring Jewish and non-Jewish musicians; act as an educational medium for Jewish music and composers; and provide educational opportunities for diverse populations of school-age children. The LAJS was founded in 1994 by Dr. Noreen Green.
The LAJS intern will gain valuable experience in organizing and maintaining an office for a nonprofit by participating in the following tasks:
- Tracking social media data and helping create a new social media strategy,
- Selecting and editing short video clips from the Symphony’s archives for social media,
- Preparing email blasts and promotions,
- Editing and updating the mailing list,
- Organizing, cataloging and maintaining the LAJS’s physical and digital archives,
- Basic office tasks such are ordering and organizing office supplies, filing invoices and donation records, etc.
This position will be partly remote and work about 20 hours a week from August through December.
The intern should have some knowledge of regular office tasks and workflow, be a team player, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Essential skills include:
- Knowledge of standard Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and facility in employing social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
- Familiarity with Photoshop
- Knowledge of publisher and other graphics software is also desirable.
Video editing skills are desirable but not necessary; they can be learned in the course of the internship.
Love of music (as well as any musical experience) is a plus.