Marketing Intern

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Jazz at Lincoln Center
33 West 60th Street
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) is the world's largest not-for-profit arts organization committed to promoting the appreciation and understanding of jazz through performance, education, and preservation, under Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis. Jazz at Lincoln Center's new home—Frederick P. Rose Hall—at New York's Columbus Circle, the first education, performance, and broadcast facility devoted to jazz, opened in fall 2004. JALC offers a chance to grow with one of New York's fastest growing arts organizations.

The Marketing department is responsible for branding and marketing all of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s programs, services, memberships, and products. The department also leads the effort to generate ticket revenue for Jazz at Lincoln Center and plays a key role in audience development strategies for the organization.


• Research and review promotional strategies of national organizations and make recommendations.
• Identify, research, and collect contact and demographic information for key stakeholder groups to whom we want to market our products and services.
• Basic administrative support tasks as necessary.
• Develop and present partnership recommendations.
• On-site event coverage and management.
• Interns are expected to participate in daily activities, contribute skills and ideas, and produce high quality work.


The ideal candidate for this position has an interest in marketing and audience development, with either professional or academic experience in these areas. He or she should be a team player and prepared to work in a detail-oriented environment. The ability to establish priorities for numerous assignments at one time is necessary.

General Requirements for all Interns:

• Currently pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university; High school students will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
• Keen interest in arts management, especially as it relates to jazz music
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Passion and/or knowledge of Jazz preferred.

Jazz internships:

• Must satisfy school requirements for earning credit (credit only).
• Provides undergraduate and graduate students with first-hand professional experience in a non-profit, performing arts organization.
• Provides a head-start on possible career development options.
• Are generally part-time with a minimum time requirement of 20 hours per week.
• Are overseen by designated supervisor to ensure a quality learning experience.

*** Internships are available for 12 week sessions during Fall, Spring and Summer semesters in various departments.

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