MUSE/IQUE pioneers new musical experiences for people by creating educative live music events and outreach programs, all aimed at inspiring the creative spirit, engaging the community imagination, and fostering new generations of music lovers.
The Artistic Production Intern will participate in the research, development, planning, and coordination of 2-3 summer concerts as well as preparation and planning around the first shows of the 2019-20 season for a professional, innovative, counter-conventional orchestra based in Pasadena. The intern will work closely with the Artistic Programs Associate to perform extensive research on repertoire, composers, songwriters, local, national, and international history and culture, assisting in the preparation of slides, videos, and multi-media materials to be used in preparation for and in conjunction with each of the performances. The intern will also work as part of the artistic and production teams to facilitate the logistics of putting on performing arts events by communicating with vendors and artists’ representatives, maintaining artist files, preparing event materials and equipment, tracking contracts and artists’ agreements, and assisting with stage management and artist relations.
MUSE/IQUE is seeking a driven, reliable intern with integrity and curiosity. The intern must have a deep desire and be quick to learn with a strong sense of initiative. Successful candidates have great attention to detail, work well under pressure, and are proactive in problem solving with an ability to balance multiple tasks independently and as part of a team under tight deadlines.
The intern must have strong and effective written communication and project management skills as well as the ability to perform open source internet research and create compelling reports.
Performance experience and musical literacy with a demonstrable interest in the arts, as well as facility with Microsoft Office programs is required. Experience with photo, video, and music editing software is a plus.
The intern must be available to work evening and weekend events and must have a reliable form of transportation and current driver’s license. Parking and mileage for business errands will be reimbursed.
How to Apply
To apply, please email resume and cover letter as one attachment to Lydia Bundy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the subject line “Artistic Production Intern Applicant 2019” in your email. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. In your cover letter, indicate why you are interested in working at an arts organization like MUSE/IQUE and why and what you would like to learn about artistic planning and production.