Jobs & Internships
Ticket Services Supervisor
The Princeton Festival seeks a Ticket Services Supervisor to work in our office and at various Princeton-area performance venues during the 2020 season. The temporary position runs from April 1 – June 30, 2020. Candidates should have the ability to work a flexible schedule, up to 36 hours per week, including some nights and weekends.
Responsibilities of the position include:
- Regular fulfillment of ticket orders
- Staffing The Princeton Festival phone line
- Updating the Festival’s customer database
- Supervising onsite staff and operations at Festival performances
- Executing sales and marketing initiatives at the direction of the Festival’s Director of Marketing and Patron Experience
The ideal candidate will be highly organized, possess superior verbal and written communication skills, and have past experience related to customer service, sales, google docs and/or database entry. Knowledge of music and the performing arts is strongly preferred.
The Ticket Services Supervisor will report directly to the Director of Marketing and Patron Experience. This temporary position will earn an hourly wage set at $17/hour. Interested candidates must have reliable day or evening transportation to the Festival’s office and its Princeton-area performance venues.
Candidates should send a resume and a brief cover letter to [email protected] with “Ticket Services Supervisor” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
The Princeton Festival is currently accepting internship applications for the 2020 season. Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] Application deadline is April 15, 2020.
Performing Arts Intern
Seasonal interns with The Princeton Festival have the opportunity to experience everything that goes into putting on a performing arts festival, from assisting wardrobe and stage technicians to providing administrative and front-of-house support. Meet the artists, managers, and audience members of our annual Festival, and gain valuable insight into organizing events and arts marketing.
A stipend is provided. Interns must have reliable day and evening transportation to participate in the program, and availability from May 22 through June 30, 2020.
Applicants should have an interest in performing arts programming or administration and the ability to interact enthusiastically with a large and diverse audience. Customer service experience is appreciated, whether in retail or box office, as is an interest in social media, data analytics, and/or marketing.
The Videography Intern will work with the Marketing Director to capture footage of our key events, including performances, rehearsals, and lectures, and turn them into high-quality 1-2 minute clips. This is an ideal opportunity to create your own work in a professional context and meet the artists, managers, and production staff involved with a performing arts festival.
A stipend is provided. The videography intern must have reliable day and evening transportation to participate in the program. Availability is required from May 22 to June 30, 2020. Additional post-production work may be required from July 1-5, 2020. The videography intern must possess the necessary equipment, including camera, mic, and tripod (lighting equipment is not required but may be useful).
Interested applicants should send samples of their work to [email protected]
along with a cover letter and resume.
The Photography Intern will help photograph our 2020 events, including performances, rehearsals, lectures, and community events. The ideal candidate will have experience with event photography and enthusiasm for the performing arts. This position is a great opportunity to create your own professional work and meet the artists, managers, and production personnel involved in a performing arts festival.
A stipend is provided. The intern must be available from May 22, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Photography work will largely take place in the evenings, along with some afternoon rehearsals and/or workshops, but the intern ought to be available to assist with additional tasks should they be required.
The intern must have their own equipment and access to editing software. Please send samples of your work to [email protected]
along with your resume and cover letter.