ACT provides professional development opportunities within several departments at different times during the year: Development and Fundraising, Board Relations, Marketing and Communications, Education, Production, Artistic and Literary, Events, and Finance and Administration. ACT has multiple internships that become available throughout the year, so please check back for more opportunities.

ACT is currently searching for two internship positions (position decriptions are spelled out below):

  • Marketing Internship, now accepting applications (December-June)
  • Public Relations Internship, now accepting applications (December-June)

To apply for an internship at ACT, please email a cover letter and resume, titling the subject line with your last name and the internship you are interested in (Last Name, Position) to ACTinterns@acttheatre.org. No phone calls please.


Marketing Intern
Department: Marketing and  Sales
Reports to: Marketing Manager                     

The marketing intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing, Communication, and Sales Department in implementing ACT’s overall marketing plan to build awareness about ACT within the community, and to increase attendance and ticket sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the implementation of promotional campaigns and communications
  • Research promotional opportunities to gain additional exposure to target audiences
  • Assist with the distribution of ACT promotional materials in the community and in the building
  • Manage the ticket donation request program and coordinate ticket giveaways to social service and community groups that encourage cultural participation while also driving ticket sales
  • Maintain department archive files (PR, advertising, promotions, photos, audience comments, etc)
  • Manage event listings on external calendars
  • Assist with the production of Mainstage Encore programs
  • Assist with web updates and e-communications to ensure accurate and current communication on all platforms
  • General marketing support as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to take initiative, show good judgment, and manage projects from beginning to end
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Exceptional ability to manage details
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Interns should be available for at least 20 hours a week

Benefits:

  • Great introduction and experience in marketing and communications, advertising and copywriting, cultivation and relationship management, and other aspects of marketing and the theatre industry
  • ACTPass Membership for one year
  • Class credit (if applicable)
  • Resume builder

Public Relations Intern
Department: Marketing and Sales
Reports to: Public Relations and Communications Manager                     

The marketing team at ACT is looking for a dynamic, upbeat intern who wants to learn the ropes of the marketing and communications field, with special emphasis on public relations and social media. The intern will work as part of a team but also will be asked to work independently to complete tasks. 

Responsibilities:

  • Research media and updating press list
  • Assist with social media projects
  • Scan and format printed and online press coverage
  • Create system to keep track of press coverage using Tessitura
  • Participate in media events
  • Prepare press packets
  • Assist with drafting talking points for upcoming interviews
  • Assist with creating one-sheets about productions to help organization talk about shows more effectively
  • Updating external calendar listings
  • Other tasks and duties as required 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Photoshop, Tessitura, and Microsoft Office preferred
  • Knowledge of social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest
  • Positive and professional attitude 
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team and independently 

Benefits:

  • Great introduction and experience in marketing and communications, advertising and copywriting, cultivation and relationship management, and other aspects of marketing and the theatre industry
  • ACTPass Membership for one year
  • Class credit (if applicable)
  • Resume builder