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.

17455 La Cuesta Lane Encino, CA 91316

Status

Filled

Description

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.

Qualifications

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.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Audrey Yoder at audrey@lajs.org. For questions, please contact Ms. Yoder at (818) 646-2844 or audrey@lajs.org.