FALL 2019 INTERNSHIP

Responsibilities:
Assist audience development and outreach efforts for all SHCS events.  This may include outreach to local colleges and student organizations, submission of events to free listing websites, and development and cultivation of relationships with meet-up groups.
Support development of content for Facebook and Twitter, and other social media platforms
Conduct artist, market, audience, donor, and other research
Assist in preparation of materials for the 2019-20 season and Annual Fund Campaign
Assist in organizational archival efforts including digitizing, cataloguing and conservation of organization documents and audio files
Provide office support, including copying, data entry, aiding with administrative processes, filing, scanning, etc.
Provide on-site support for day-of concert operations as needed
Database Maintenance
Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:
Candidates considering a career in arts administration, marketing, and/or development are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with and knowledge of classical music strongly preferred. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office; experience with data analysis a plus. Seeking an independent thinker, doer, and problem-solver with strong verbal and organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to juggle priorities, reliability, willingness to learn, and a sense of humor are highly valued attributes.
Must be able to commit to a regular schedule of 10-15 hours per week during office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) for Fall 2019. SHCS’s offices are located on the JHU Homewood Campus. Compensation is $10.10/hour.

 

To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to info@shriverconcerts.org with the subject line, “SHCS Fall 2019 Internship”. Applications will be considered as they are received, with preference given to applications received by September 17, 2019.

 

2019-20 JUNIOR BOARD

Description:
Shriver Hall Concert Series offers students the opportunity to serve as Junior Board members and learn from SHCS’s Board of Directors and staff how a non-profit concert series operates. Students are immersed in our organization and culture, have sustained contact with Board members and staff, and learn about arts administration and non-profit board leadership. Junior Board membership is a one-year non-voting position, with the option for a second year. Junior Board members receive complimentary tickets to all SHCS concerts upon request (schedule at shriverconcerts.org) and are encouraged to attend as many performances as possible.

 

Requirements:
•Be an enrolled student studying or engaged in music, business, or arts administration.
•Attend the four 2019-20 Board meetings on Sep 24, Dec 10, Feb 25, and May 19 at 5pm.
•Act as an ambassador for SHCS in the student community.
•Keep confidential all plans about future programming and organizational matters.

 

To Apply:
Please send resume and responses to the two following questions (max two pages) to info@shriverconcerts.org by September 17, 2019 with the subject line “SHCS Junior Board”.

 

1)Please tell us why the opportunity to be a member of the Junior Board interests you and what you are hoping to gain from this experience.

2)SHCS has a long and successful history of presenting the world’s great chamber ensembles andclassical music artists. Given the ever expanding diversity of the region it serves, what are your thoughts about future programming and outreach possibilities for SHCS?

 

2019-20 STUDENT USHERS

Description:
Under the direction of the house manager on duty, student ushers ensure that patrons have the best possible experience at SHCS. In addition to directing patrons to their seats, stuffing inserts in programs, and assisting to seat late patrons, ushers serve as ticket-takers, program handlers, lobby attendants, and help clean the concert hall after the performance. Most importantly, student ushers create a safe, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere for all patrons attending performances.  Orientation is required for all student ushers. Compensation is $50/concert.

Responsibilities:             
• Scanners: A scanner stands by the point of entry and scans tickets for admittance to the hall.
• Seaters: Seaters escort guests as to their seats. They alert the House Manager if there are any seating problems.
• Door Greeters: A door greeter welcomes patrons to the show, distributes programs, and helps direct them to the Box Office, bathrooms, etc.
• Stage Guards: A stage guards stands by the stage and ensures that no patron walks up or places an item on the stage.
• Backstage Guards: A backstage guard protects designated backstage areas and prevents audience members from entering unauthorized areas.

Requirements:
Ushers must be available from 3:30pm – 8:00/8:30pm for one or more of the following dates:

October 6, 2019 - Richard Goode, piano
October 20, 2019 - Jerusalem Quartet
November 10, 2019 - Alban Gerhardt, cello; Cecile Licad, piano
December 8, 2019 - American Brass Quintet
January 26, 2020 - Midori, violin; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
February 23, 2020 - Lawrence Brownlee, tenor; Myra Huang, piano
March 15, 2020 - Tabea Zimmermann, viola; Javier Perianes, piano
May 3, 2020 - Inon Barnatan, piano

(All concerts start at 5:30pm.)

To apply:
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please send cover letter and resume to SHCS Operations Manager, Zoe Fried, at zfried@shriverconcerts.org with the subject line, “Student Usher 2019-20”. 

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