Assistant to the Executive Producer and Artistic DirectorBookmark This
441 Lexington Ave. PH
New York, NY
DescriptionWET Productions is a non-profit production company based in New York City. WET mentors young women interested in working in the arts and production through a comprehensive internship program, which provides women in the beginning of their careers skills in script coverage, sales, marketing, public speaking, grant writing, sponsorship proposals, and leadership skills. These internships often culminate with WET suggesting and securing paid positions for the intern in the entertainment industry. This mentorship program helps young women (new college graduates or college students) to gain confidence in themselves as professionals by apprenticing powerful and experienced women working in leadership positions who provide inspiration, encouragement, and an education needed in today’s business world.
This is an extremely rewarding internship opportunity that requires excellent phone, writing, communication, and organization skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: public relations, grass roots marketing, administration, staffing, screenplay and play coverage, grant research, non profit development /fundraising and assisting the Executive Producer on all tasks needed. Internships at WET provide individuals with valuable hands-on professional experience training, and if merited, offer recommendations, support and guidance in seeking further employment following the internship.
Seeking committed individuals who are interested in: producing, grant writing, event planning, sponsorship, non-profit development, and entrepreneurial ventures.
WET is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1999 to empower women and girls by producing media that challenges female stereotypes and advocates for equality. Over the past twelve years WET Productions has developed, produced and promoted innovative, female-generated projects in theater, film, television and education. For more information, please visit www.wetproductions.org
Tasks to be accomplished:
• Cold calls.
• Sponsorship/partnership/new business development.
• Administrative and phone work.
• Grant research.
• Grant writing and reports.
• Online marketing/E-Blast.
• Event producing.
• Script coverage and development.
• Assisting in the casting process.
• Stage management and production assistance.
• Managing a budget.
• Note-taking during board meetings.
Skills to be gained:
• Communication and public speaking.
• Personnel management.
• Cold calling/sponsorship.
• Marketing skills.
• Fundraising skills.
• Interviewing skills.
• Resume and cover letter building skills.
• Adobe Acrobat, Powerpoint, Excel.
• Identifying goals and setting paths to achieve goals.
• Administrative assistant responsibilities/office management.