9 Aug 2017

Internship Pennsylvania Ballet seeks Development Intern

Pennsylvania Ballet – Posted by rrupisan Anywhere

Job Description

Pennsylvania Ballet, one of the country’s leading ballet companies, seeks a Development Intern for the 2017-18 season. The Development Intern will report directly to the Manager of Corporate Sponsorship & Special Events, and provide support to development department initiatives.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with special event coordination for the ballet’s annual Fall Gala, Nutcracker Magic, Swan Lake Dinner and Jewels Luncheon.
  • Perform data entry and maintenance of the ballet’s windows-based fundraising database, Tessitura.
  • Organize and schedule the fall online auction.
  • Provide general support of department initiatives.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and internet applications (for Windows).
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Available to work some nights and weekends during ballet events.
  • Friendly, outgoing, and eager to learn more about arts administration.
  • Knowledge of ballet or the performing arts a plus, but not required.

Benefits Include:

  • Free performance tickets.
  • Opportunity to work with a creative and energetic team of arts professionals.
  • Networking opportunities with leading arts organizations across the city.

Applicants must be available to work 15-20 hours per week, plus a few additional nights and weekends during ballet events. Length and content of internship can be tailored to fit course and requirement needs.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Rachael Glashan Rupisan at rrupisan@paballet.org. Please include the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line. Email only, no phone calls please.

Job Categories: Internships. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: arts administration, ballet, development, fundraising, and special events. Salaries: Non-paying.

Job expires in 17 days.

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