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Music is what feelings sound like. The Weill Center has the opportunity to join its team as an intern for the fall 2019 semester (potential to continue to spring 2019). Join us as we plan for and implement live events: concerts like Trampled by Turtles, Comedy Nights, interactive experiences like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, symphony orchestra performances, exclusive backstage events and more. 

Internships run from mid/late August - December, with potential to continue to May 2020. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume, and portfolio if applying for graphic design internship, to cziegelbauer@weillcenter.com with the subject being the internship title. This internship is unpaid, but may be used for college credit.


EVENTS INTERN

DESCRIPTION:

The Events Intern takes initiative and is enthusiastic about live events and performing arts. This person is a champion for the Weill Center in the community and an active member of the team onsite at events. This internship will provide you with exposure to all facets of live events, including areas such as community engagement, artist relations and event management.

DUTIES:

-        Fulfill artist hospitality requirements as needed

-        Represent Weill Center at performances as season permits (nights and weekends)

-        Assist in event set-up and take-down

-        Distribute promotional materials throughout the community

-        Participate in community and outreach events

-        Create and publish content across social media

-        Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

-        Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in related field

-        Experience and/or interest in the entertainment industry, non-profit organization and community development

-        Familiarity of Sheboygan County

-        Reliable transportation

-        Exceptional time management skills

-        Must be flexible, adaptable and willing to take on new tasks as needed

-        Must be able to work with and around many interruptions

-        Must be able to work nights and weekends


 

PUBLIC RELATIONS and events INTERN

DESCRIPTION:

The Public Relations and Events Intern is a creative storyteller and a phenomenal writer. He/she finds the news angle for the Weill Center to share more about the work we do for the community and within the entertainment industry. This internship will provide you with exposure to all facets of public relations, including stakeholder engagement, media research and relations and executing events.

DUTIES:

-        Assist with the implementation of the organization’s communication plans
-        Assist with the creation and distribution of media releases
-        Conduct media research for local and industry publications
-        Write media pitches
-        Create content for a variety of platforms
-        Identify opportunities for local and national awards and recognition
-        Represent Weill Center at performances as season permits (nights and weekends)
-        Create content for marketing and advertising campaigns, social media posts, newsletters and more
-        Participate in community and outreach events
-        Assist with membership and sponsor benefit fulfillment
-        Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

-        Currently junior and senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in public relations, communications or a related field
-        Experience and/or interest in the media industry, non-profit organization and community development
-        Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
-        Exceptional time management skills
-        Must be flexible, adaptable and willing to take on new tasks as needed
-        Must be able to work with and around many interruptions


GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

DESCRIPTION:
The Graphic Design Intern is detail-oriented, delivers creative ideas and is a self-starter. This person will be responsible for developing and executing design needs, and act as the brand protector for the Weill Center, ensuring consistency across pieces and platforms.

DUTIES:

-        Assist with the implementation of the organization’s marketing plan and advertising campaigns
-        Utilize the brand standards guide, creative briefs and templates to produce marketing collateral for a variety of audiences
-        Ensure each event has the appropriate marketing assets formatted for both print and digital platforms
PRINT: Posters, print ads, banners, billboards, programs, flyers, etc.
DIGITAL: Social media images, website graphics, digital advertisements 
-        Adhere to any contract restrictions and ensure consistency across pieces
-        Assist with the creation of venue signage and other Weill Center promotional pieces
-        Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

-        Junior or Senior currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in graphic design
-        Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop)
-        Experience and/or interest in the entertainment industry, non-profit organization and community development
-        Exceptional time management skills
-        Must be flexible, adaptable and willing to take on new tasks as needed
-        Must be able to work with and around many interruptions


STAGEHAND

DESCRIPTION:

The stagehand exudes teamwork as a key member of the technical team. He/she assists with load-in and strike, as well as supporting the audio and lighting team during the performance. This internship will provide you with exposure to all facets of technical theater management and can be personalized to meet your areas of interest (i.e. lighting, sound or stage management).

DUTIES:

-        Unload/load touring trucks, set up event sets and equipment in preparation for performances; strike after each event
-        Assist the lighting director with lighting set up and maintenance (i.e. change gels prior to performance)
-        Operate spotlights as needed
-        Assist audio director with soundcheck
-        Manage sound monitors during performance as needed
-        Operate curtains as needed
-        Assist with set-up of theater spaces as indicated in hospitality riders and day of show planning documents
-        Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

-        Must be 18+
-        High school or college student with interest in technical theater or stage management
-        Familiarity of lighting/audio equipment is preferred, but not required
-        Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
-        Must be flexible, adaptable and willing to take on new tasks as needed
-        Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential
-        Exceptional problem-solving skills
-        Keen attention to details
-        Availability to work nights and weekends


About the Stefanie H. Weill Center for the Performing Arts

The Stefanie H. Weill Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit 501(C)3 performing arts venue in Downtown Sheboygan, WI. With 1,150 seats, the venue hosts a series of live performances including live music, comedy, variety acts and more that entertain, excite and inspire people of all ages. Over the years, performers have ranged from Abbot and Costello, Duke Ellington and the Marx Brothers, to Alan Parsons, the Avett Brothers, Melissa Ethridge and more. The venue was originally built in 1928 and has been restored to its original Spanish Colonial Revival architectural style and “atmospheric” theater, popular in the 1920s.  The theater is currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

MISSION
Preserve this historic landmark theater in order to provide & sustain a majestic performing arts venue for the community and to serve the people of Sheboygan County and surrounding communities with the opportunity to enjoy cultural, educational, civic, and corporate events that will entertain and inspire.