Connect people. Create community and help create greater opportunities for diverse local artists at a professional intimate theatre with Off Broadway productions and national exposure. You’ll work at the center of a collaborative team that believes in building connections, the importance of theatre as an essential cultural force, and the artist’s power to create understanding and nurture positive social change. This position will work 15-20 hours a week from September 2021 to January 2022.
The Communications and Development Intern must possess strong interpersonal skills, be an excellent communicator both in person and on paper, as well as a self-starter. They need solid administrative and computer skills, along with a better than average knowledge of Social Media platforms, Microsoft Word, Excel and online research. To be successful, they should be socially aware, and comfortable talking with strangers and people of diverse backgrounds, ages and experiences in person or over the phone. They should have an attitude that is positive and upbeat, be collaborative, flexible, and skilled at multi-tasking and completing tasks accurately and on time. Practical knowledge about theatre is very helpful. Evening, weekday, and weekend hours are required, along with reliable transportation that allows you to work at multiple locations in the same day when necessary.
With a Pulitzer Finalist and Tony Award nominated playwright on staff, and two plays originating at Skylight performed Off Broadway since 2017, the nationally recognized and award-winning Skylight Theatre is considered a “powerhouse of new play development.” By focusing on stories and artists that reflect LA’s rich diversity of culture, ethnicity and experiences, Skylight utilizes entertainment to spark conversation and promote social change.
How to Apply
Email cover letter and resume with contact information to Internships@SkylightTheatre.org - Email subject line should include the job title. - Cover letter should be addressed to Sandee Grossman, Executive Director. - Your cover letter must include the title of the job, why you’re interested in working with Skylight Theatre Company, and why this job appeals to you. Please point out the skills or experience that would make the COMMUNICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT INTERN position a successful experience. - Include in your cover letter any information we should know about your schedule. - Applications without a personal cover letter are not considered.