Monday, July 05, 2004

Theatre Related Day Job (Marketing and PR Intern):
Chicago Opera Theater is currently seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Public Relations and Marketing Intern for the summer semester. We are looking for someone who can work a flexible schedule (approximately 15-25 hours a week) during the months of July and August (term of the internship may be extended if desired).
Intern Responsibilities will include:
  • Researching local and national media outlets
  • Developing and maintaining press lists
  • Researching opera press coverage
  • Writing and distributing press materials
  • Assisting with media planning
  • Researching prospective advertisers and advertising strategies
  • Developing and/or updating various marketing material including eNotes, Chicago Opera Theater's e-mail newsletter.
  • Collecting and organizing media clippings
  • General administrative support
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Internet Research skills
  • Strong interest in non-profit and performing arts (classical music and opera a plus)
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in marketing and public relations
  • Good knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
If you are interested in this internship, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
Chicago Opera Theater
Attn: Jamie Jorgensen
70 E. Lake St., Suite 540
Chicago, IL 60601
Fax: (312) 704-8421
For more information about Chicago Opera Theater, please visit our website at
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