Apr 15, 2018

Artist Department Intern - Los Angeles - nonprofit jobs

  • LA Phil
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Entry level Performing Arts

Job Description

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is currently seeking an:

Artist Department Intern

Founded in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association's mission is to perform, present, and promote music in its varied forms at the highest level of excellence to a diverse and large audience, both at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.  The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is dedicated to continuing its pre-eminent status in the music world of the 21st century.

Position Summary:

The Artist Department Intern will assist in all aspects of artist logistical arrangements for Los Angeles Philharmonic productions at the Hollywood Bowl. A large part of his or her work will include coordinating the daily driving schedule, collecting and compiling information about LA Philharmonic guest artists and assisting with artist travel, hospitality, and ticket needs.

Position Elements:

  • Coordinate daily driving schedule for driving staff, in conjunction with Artists Department and Presentations staff.
  • Assist department staff with arrangements for guest artists, including travel & hotel arrangements, rehearsal & performance schedules, ticketing & parking needs, and backstage hospitality orders
  • Assist with the creation of a database of all LA Philharmonic guest artists
  • Work with LA Philharmonic staff, travel agents, car rental companies, artists, artist management, hotel staff, and other related individuals in a manner that fosters and maintains positive working relationships.
  • Answer Artists Department phones in a professional manner and promptly distribute messages.
  • Assist department staff with maintenance of artist files
  • Intern will not be required to work concert duty.  However, at the discretion of the Artist Liaisons, s/he may be given additional artist-related responsibilities on a few productions, which may include concert duty.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be highly organized, accurate, and detail-oriented.
  • Must be reliable and dependable, as well as focused and self-motivated.
  • Must be able to juggle large quantities of information and meet deadlines.
  • Should possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Should be a team player with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet).
  • Should have an ambition to learn about concert production, and artist/orchestra management.
  • Passion about music and the arts a plus
  • Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently enrolled undergraduate college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 1, 2017 or will complete their undergraduate degree between May 1 - September 1, 2017 in order to be eligible to participate. Students who have already earned a BA, BS or a higher degree are not eligible.

This internship is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.  132 undergraduate interns will participate in the program this year at 119 performing, presenting, and literary nonprofit arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout LA County.  In addition to their full-time 10 week paid internship, interns will participate in educational events as part of the program, which is funded by the Getty Foundation.  The educational events are designed to provide interns with a broader perspective of the vibrant arts and cultural landscape of the County.  For additional information on the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Arts Internship Program, and for a complete list of all the internships offered this summer, visit the Arts Commission website at www.lacountyarts.org.

How to apply:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at applicant@laphil.org with the subject line: Artist Department Internship Application.

Title / Level of Responsibility

Entry Level, Interim

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