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The Weill Center has the opportunity to join its team as an intern. Join us as we plan for and implement live events: concerts, our family series, movie nights, symphony orchestra performances, exclusive backstage events and more. 

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to cziegelbauer@weillcenter.com with the subject being the internship title. This internship is unpaid, but may be used for college credit.


MARKETING AND EVENTS INTERN

DESCRIPTION:

The Marketing and Events Intern is creative, 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 marketing, including areas such as community engagement, brand management and executing events.

DUTIES:

-        Assist with the implementation of the organization’s marketing plan and advertising campaigns

-        Fulfill artist hospitality requirements as needed

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

-        Distribute promotional materials throughout the community

-        Publish event information to community calendars, and track as needed

-        Participate in community and outreach events

-        Create and publish content across platforms (social media and eblasts)

-        Update organization’s website as needed

-        Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

-        Currently junior and senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in marketing or a related field

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

-        Familiarity of Sheboygan County

-        Reliable transportation

-        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


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.