The Princeton Festival seeks an Administrative Associate to report to the Executive and Artistic Director. The position is full time, year round, with flexible hours which allows the successful candidate to work from home. Onsite presence is required at key meetings/events throughout the year, and during the months of May and June when the festival is mounting its annual summer season. This is an administrative position, not an artistic one.
Primary responsibilities will include:
– Writing of artist contracts
– Budget management
– Preparing financial reports on a monthly basis
– Overseeing payroll (not preparing the payroll)
– Oversight of the seasonal administrative staff
– Business management
– Schedule, organize and implement complex activities such as gala auction check-out
– Logistics, planning, implementation and oversight
– Organize and prioritize large volumes of information, including contact lists, calendars, contracts, and other vital documents
– Providing administrative support to various festival committees
– Primary liaison with Festival artists and volunteers
– Some experience in arts administration or non-profit organizations
– Proficiency with a number of computer applications
– Ability to work in a flexible and collaborative team environment
– Excellent people skills
– Excellent communication and writing skills
– Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
– Passionate about the performing arts
To apply, submit to [email protected]
– A current resume.
– A cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the position.
– At least two references of previous employers.
The Princeton Festival affords opportunities for aspiring musicians, stage technicians and arts administrators to work in any number of departments. Interns hone their skills and develop an understanding of their craft by assisting experienced professionals in areas of music, wardrobe, stage technicians, marketing, and administration. To apply for an internship with The Festival, please write to [email protected] with your resumé and a statement of your interests and goals. Weekly stipend.
“The experience of working for an employer in this kind of a close-knit organization just can’t be replicated elsewhere. My job taught me about coordination and responsibility in ways much more direct and immediate than just sitting in a classroom.”
— Elbert Gong, 2015 intern
We specifically seek a videography intern for the 2019 season to be responsible for creating/editing video clips for Festival marketing. Some experience designing/creating/editing video footage is required, and access to high quality video equipment is necessary. Availability required from May 12 through June 30, 2019. Stipend offered. For inquiries: write to [email protected]