ARTISTIC OPERATIONS INTERN

The Artistic Operations Assistant is a key member of the Artistic Operations team, and serves as an important liaison and representative to other festival departments and all students, faculty, guest artists, and staff. The AOA assists in all aspects of artistic administration including artist services and hospitality, scheduling, event management, and working closely with artists, stage directors, and designers to realize their artistic vision while balancing artistic interests with scheduling and budget realities. This is a collegiate or early career opportunity to gain substantial real-world experience in artistic administration in the performing arts, and to build important contacts and mentorship relationships with prominent performing arts professionals and major teachers and artists.

 

Job Functions

  • Key point of contact with the Artistic Operations department for all students, faculty, guest artists, and staff
  • Assist in managing, monitoring, updating, and distributing festival schedule of rehearsals, master classes, private lessons, performances, and other events, and work with students, faculty and staff to resolve scheduling conflicts
  • Arrange and facilitate transportation and hospitality services for faculty and guest artists
  • Proof and edit concert programs, print and online marketing materials, and program and artist information with high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Represent Artistic Operations department at rehearsals, production meetings, and events as needed
  • Participate in concert duty rotation as needed

Candidate Profile

  • Desire to gain real-world administrative and production experience in the professional performing arts field
  • Background in classical music and basic knowledge of repertoire and artists essential 
  • Experience working with classical music solo artists and professional musicians strongly desired
  • Detail oriented, with the ability to work efficiently under deadline with large amounts of information, while prioritizing conflicting interests and timelines
  • Ability to creatively address problems and neutralize conflict while remaining calm
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours, including nights and weekends as needed
  • Proficient in standard Microsoft Office applications, with the ability to quickly learn new applications
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with experience in proofreading and editing
  • Enthusiastic team player possessing a cultivated, professional demeanor and positive attitude


Compensation:
INTERNSHIP–TBD, determinate on experience. College credit. On-campus housing may be provided.  


Application Procedure: 
Please send cover letter, resume, and references to lrivera@miamimusicfestival.com. PDF format preferred.
 

Application Deadline: January 15th, 2017