Knoxville Symphony Seeks Fall Semester Intern

Contact: Abby Strickland, KSO Director of Communications

865.521.2317 astrickland@knoxvillesymphony.com

The KSO is seeking an office intern to assist with administrative duties and assist at concerts and special events. This internship is unpaid but offers valuable experience in a nonprofit office environment and experience with arts administration including performances.

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Internship Responsibilities/Requirements

Responsibilities:

– Work in the office avg. 10-15 hours/week, including evening/weekend concerts (this is flexible)

– Attend various KSO events and take photos for social media*

– Perform various office tasks for multiple departments: education, development, communications, operations. Tasks include drafting press releases, filing, assisting with mailing projects, research projects, errands.

– Assist KSO staff in multiple ongoing projects; follow up with completed tasks

– Be a “helper” whenever needed – it depends on the day!

Requirements:

– Major/Interest in music/arts administration/orchestral management or some related field

– Strong written and verbal skills, takes initiative

– Ability to meet deadlines

– Wear many “hats” including assistance at the concert venue/outside the office

– Have reliable transportation, possibly running errands

– Have a working phone and ability to be “on call” during your intern hours

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office

*Opportunity to create online content such as video to tell stories within our organization. This internship can be catered to the student’s interests including but not limited to: interviewing musicians to highlight individuals and capturing education programs to show “KSO in action” to help further the mission and message of the organization.

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