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Fall Internship Opportunity

MAESTRA MUSIC is seeking an Administrative Intern

Term: September-December 2021

College credit or stipend available. Current enrollment in a college program is encouraged but not required. Schedule is flexible. 10 hours per week. A $1500 stipend will be provided.

Women/Non-Binary/People of Color strongly encouraged to apply.

Are you interested in spending your fall working with a young non-profit organization committed to serving women and non-binary theater musicians? Join Maestra’s team!
To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] and write FALL INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject of the email. 

Applications due by 6 pm EDT Friday, August 27th. 

Our fall intern will be involved in the daily operations of the organization. Our work includes the Directory at the center of our website (www.maestramusic.org), regional and online community groups, ongoing DEIA training and resources, a data and statistics project, the Maestra Mentorship program, technical workshops, and ongoing fundraising efforts and awareness campaigns.

The Administrative Intern will work alongside our Administrative Assistant in the service of the Board and the membership. Most of our work this fall will continue to be online via Zoom, but we are working towards a reopening of our industry and are hoping to offer a few in-person events. Location in NYC is welcome but not required.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Attending meetings at various times and taking notes
  • Creating and assisting with social media scheduling, posting, graphic design, and video editing
  • Maintaining and improving the Maestra website
  • Assisting with the creation of our weekly newsletter
  • Developing content for the Maestra blog
  • Managing contacts and emails in Mailchimp and within the Directory
  • Working with data including data entry, proofreading, spreadsheet management, photocopying, updating and organizing files and charts
  • Assisting with event planning, which may include placing orders, handling correspondence, attending meetings, running errands, etc.
  • Coordinating volunteers

Ideal candidate has:

  • Interest in nonprofit work, community building, and music as well as a commitment to social justice and ongoing gender and racial equity efforts
  • Strong writing and communication skills, design skills a plus
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Willingness to speak up and share ideas and expertise in meetings
  • Strategic thinking and is linked to other musicians and theater programs
  • A collaborative spirit and a sense of fun

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