The Development Intern will work closely with our Executive Director and fundraising team in the planning and execution of our fundraising and development efforts. They will make meaningful contributions toward our individual giving, grantwriting, and corporate outreach, supporting our artist-driven programs and projects. This position will work approximately 20 hours a week from mid-August through the beginning of January.
Competitive candidates for our Development Internship will have: Passion for supporting contemporary dance and/or experimental theater Knowledge of contemporary performance aesthetics, history, and forms Experience and/or strong interest in fundraising and development Interest in writing for or about performance Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular) Proficiency in Google Office Suite (gmail, google sheets, drive, calendar, meet apps) Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work Attention to detail and problem solving skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task Positive attitude and willingness to do tasks that are both large and small
Los Angeles Performance Practice is devoted to the production and presentation of contemporary performance by artists whose work advances multi-disciplinary artistic practices. Our mission is to support a diverse constellation of artists and audiences through the active creation and presentation of groundbreaking experiences that use innovative approaches to collaboration, technology and social engagement. Our most significant program is our annual LAX Festival for contemporary dance & theater.
How to Apply
Please submit a thoughtful letter of interest, along with a current resume, to firstname.lastname@example.org