Marketing Internship - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL
Posted: March 19 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Internships at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago — be a part of the team!
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago offers rich and stimulating internship opportunities for college and graduate students seeking experience in administration, artistic administration, videography, lighting, education, development and marketing. Hubbard Street provides interns interested in dance and arts management the experience of working behind the scenes in one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge of arts management while working closely with the staff and artists of Hubbard Street.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago interns are integral members of the organization. Interns receive an e-mail address and extension, and are entrusted with a number of challenging responsibilities. Interns work with Hubbard Street’s administrative and artistic staff to build knowledge, experience, and confidence in arts management. Interns have the opportunity to work at the theater when the company is performing in Chicago’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and see company performances. Interns also have the advantage of taking free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.

Questions about the Hubbard Street Internship Program should be directed to Krista Ellensohn, the Manager of Pre-Professional Programs.

About Our Marketing Internship:
Hubbard Street’s Marketing department is comprised of the Chief Marketing and Development Officer, and four full-time staff members: the Associate Director of Marketing, Manager of Communication, Manager of Ticketing and Patron Services and the Marketing Coordinator. This department is responsible for the generation of all earned revenue through ticket sales; development and implementation of local, national and international marketing and public relations strategies; maintaining the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago brand through all components of the organization; and the production of all press and publicity materials for the company. Hubbard Street’s marketing department supports all components of the organization: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Hubbard Stree


Coordinate public relations projects, including press release mailings and maintenance of press kits and media archives
Assist with special event planning for audience development initiatives
Assist with patron and customer relations
Assist with development and implementation of promotional opportunities
Assist the marketing staff with various short- and long-term projects
E-Communications: Creating e-blast content and layouts, extracting Tessitura lists, managing reports
Managing and creating content for Social Media
Assist with website updates and management
General filing
Assist with departmental Expense Tracking
Other duties as assigned


Applicants for the Hubbard Street Internship Program must:
• Have completed at least one year of college
• Be available for a minimum of twenty hours per week
• Possess strong written and verbal skills
• Be knowledgeable of Microsoft Office programs
• Have excellent communication and organizational skills
• Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment

College credit is available as arranged by your college or university. Internships are offered for semester, full-year and summer sessions.

Application deadlines:
• Fall (September-December): Applications due May 30
• Spring (January-May): Applications due Sept 30
• Summer (June-August): Applications due Jan 30

Application materials received on or before the application deadline will be given priority, however materials are accepted until all positions are filled.

Application Materials:
Applicants interested in the Hubbard Street Internship Program must submit the following materials:
• Completed Internship Application Form (Available on Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s Website.)
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Two Letters of Recommendation

Please send all materials to:
Krista Ellensohn, Manager of Pre-Professional Programs
1147 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
f: 312-455-8240
No phone calls please.


Required - Microsoft Office, Communication Skills, Oral & Written Communication Skills, Work in A Fast Paced Environment, Comfortable working independently, Excellent organizational skills

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