Thanks for your interest in working with TeenTix! We currently hiring for the positions listed below.


TeenTix works with interns of all ages. The Calendar Entry Internship is perfect for a young person who is interested in getting a taste of office life and is based around data-entry only, while the Annual Fund & Events Internship gives a deeper look at fundraising and events beyond basic administrative work and may be best suited for a post-high school graduate.


TeenTix Calendar Entry Internship - Summer 2019

Title: TeenTix Calendar Entry Intern
Direct Supervisor:
Director of Communications
Position Status:
3 months, June - August | Up to 20 hours per week (in-office) | $25/month travel stipend available

Internship Summary: The Calendar Entry Intern will provide administrative support for the most critical aspects of the TeenTix Pass Program – an arts access and engagement program for teens ages 13 – 19. You will work alongside our Director of Communication and Calendar Coordinator to manually enter all TeenTix-eligible events on our website TeenTix.org. You will learn to use our web platform to create event pages for performances, art tours, films, and exhibits at our 75 arts and cultural partner organizations. On any given day, there are regularly between 50 – 75 TeenTix-eligible events, and it will be your job to make sure our TeenTix.org Calendar is accurately reflecting all the event-associated information from box office, to location, to content, for teens ready to go explore art. This job is a crucial component of the healthy functioning of our organization.

We are looking for a highly organized, detail-oriented person who is enthusiastic about the arts and interested in promoting youth arts participation. The ideal candidate is someone who wants to contribute to making our program better, whether by updating the calendar, talking to teens about the program, or participating in long-term planning discussions.

Duties:

  • Calendar Entry – inputting events that are TeenTix-eligible on the TeenTix.org website
  • Occasional help assisting the Director of Communications with:
    • Attending outreach events as TeenTix representative to recruit new members
    • Additional administrative support as needed

General Qualifications:

  • Available during TeenTix’s work hours Monday – Friday from 10 AM – 6 PM.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects 

  • Ability to perform mundane tasks with a smile
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail 


Required Skills:

  • Stellar attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic, high level of personal accountability 

  • Ability to work independently, great follow-through 

  • Interest in the arts and in promoting youth arts participation 


Desirable/Useful Skills: 


  • Knowledge of/experience with basic website content management systems
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop (cropping, resizing, etc.) 

  • Creative writing skills 

  • Funny meme/GIF-seeking skills 

  • Interest in non-profit arts management, interest in contributing to larger programmatic goals

Skills Learned: 


  • Arts administration: focus in marketing, communication
  • Website content management (a highly transferable skill!) 

  • Basic photo manipulation 

  • Arts promotion techniques 

  • Social networking 

  • Exposure to arts events and venues throughout Seattle, occasional free tickets 

  • You will be a fount of knowledge about arts events happening in the city and all of your friends 
will be super impressed 

  • You get to work with fun people who care a lot about art and youth empowerment 

  • You get to help make the world a better place

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please, no phone calls about this position.

This internship will begin no later than June 1, 2019. The majority of work done through this internship will need to be at TeenTix’s Office located in the Seattle Center Armory (305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109) during office hours - Monday through Friday 10 AM to 6 PM.


TeenTix Annual Fund & Events Internship

Direct Supervisor: Director of Development
Department:
Development

Position Status:
4 months, Sept – Dec | 15-20 hours per week (in-office) | $65/month travel stipend available

Internship Summary: This intern supports TeenTix’s Director of Development in raising operational funds through TeenTix’s individual giving campaign strategies and events. The intern will be involved in all aspects of event planning leading up to the event and day of show management. Gain invaluable experience in event logistics, artist booking, vendor relations, and planning engaging, mission-based events. Intern will also play a critical role assisting with donor relations and research, communication development, and data management.

If interested, this intern will have the opportunity to learn about all other aspects of development, including major giving, grant writing, and communications.

TeenTix Campaigns & Events September - December:

  • Teeny Awards Show –September 28 (event)
  • Gala Dinner – October 12 (event)
  • Monthly Giving Club – ongoing - (campaign)
  • End of Year Campaign - November-December (campaign)
  • Holiday Party -December (event)

Event Related Duties:

  • Represent TeenTix at events and work with internal and external stakeholders
  • Available all-day on major event dates: Sept 28, 2019 and Oct 12, 2019;
  • Develop event-related materials, including written communications and collateral
  • Delegate and work with event volunteers
  • Work directly with speakers, artists, and TeenTix staff leading up to and during the 
events 


Campaign Related Duties:

  • Planning and implementing campaigns;
  • Database maintenance activities including, but are not limited to: returned mail, payment processing, and data auditing projects;
  • Research giving prospects and assist with documenting cultivation;
  • Draft and/or edit campaign communication materials, including social media posts, direct mail solicitations, and marketing emails; 


Additional Professional Development Opportunities if Desired:

  • Fundraising Plan Development - attend and participate in key team meetings and activities when available with Director of Development; 

  • Donor Stewardship - communicate with donors efficiently and in a professional manner via email, phone, and in-person; 

  • Apply learned skills from internship towards a special project, with guidance from Director of Development and Executive Director;

General Qualifications:

  • Available during TeenTix’s work hours M-F 10am – 6p.
    • Some weekend or evening hours required for event support – see dates above.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects 

  • Commitment to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality 

  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail 

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once 

  • Interest in Development, Marketing, or Non-Profit Administration
  • Passion for and commitment to TeenTix’s mission of empowering young people to take an active role in shaping their arts community as audience members, critics, influencers, advocates, patrons, and leaders

Skills Learned: 


  • Awareness of key fundraising concepts and best practices, including donor stewardship, major gift solicitation, communications, and campaign strategy 

  • Project management and event planning skills
  • Opportunity to supervise, direct and provide guidance to events volunteers 

  • Best practices in event planning and production
  • Customer service skills 

  • Interpersonal skills needed for collaboration within a team, as well as across departments; 

  • Ability to prioritize work and problem solve 

  • Proficiency in TeenTix development tools, including CRM database, email marketing platform, and website
  • Additional opportunity to pursue project or learn specific skills based on personal interest (with
approval from Director of Development) 


TO APPLY:
Interested candidates can send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Preference will be given to applications received before June 24th. Interviews will take place in early July.

This internship will begin September 3, 2019. The majority of work done through this internship will need to be at TeenTix’s Office located in the Seattle Center Armory (305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109) during office hours - Monday through Friday 10 AM to 6 PM.

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