Mark Morris Dance Group
Founded in 1980, the Mark Morris Dance Group is a 20 member dance company headquartered at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The company has tour engagements domestically and internationally throughout the year and tours with live music.
The Mark Morris Dance Center, opened in September 2011, is home to the Mark Morris Dance Group, The School, a Studio Rental program and Wellness Center.
The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) seeks candidates interested in learning about Arts Administration. Internships are available in four areas of concentration: Finance and Business Administration, Development and Marketing, Company and General Management, and Dance for PD®.
While the internship is based within one department participants will get a broad overview of the overall workings of the company through involvement with various special projects and events. Internships are hosted year-round.
Beginning/End dates will be mutually agreed upon on an individual basis. A commitment of 15-30 hours a week for 10-12 weeks is required (may vary by department).
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Finance and Business Administration
Focus on The School, Wellness Center and Dance Center Operations
Assist with annual Audit preparation (summer) and assist with year-end reporting (fall)
Assist with HR administration and maintaining employee records
Assist with budgeting and cash flow management
Provide administrative assistance to Finance Associate and Chief Financial Officer
Development and Marketing
Help identify, cultivate, solicit and steward funders for MMDG programs
Assist with the production of proposals, final reports and acknowledgment letters
Assist in the production of print and electronic materials including membership and school brochures, performance programs, school calendars, website and social media content
Company and General Management
Assist Company manager with coordinating all travel and tour logistics for company, MMDG Music Ensemble and guest artists as well as creating company tour books with detailed schedules and area information
Provide support to the General Manager in contracting Music Ensemble members, guest artists and supplemental dancers
Provide administrative assistance to General Manager and Executive Director and Executive Assistant
Dance for PD®
Focus on the Mark Morris Dance Group's acclaimed dance program for persons with Parkinson's disease
Assist with customer service related to Dance for PD classes and teacher training programs
Assist with order fulfillment and shipping of program materials and products
Assist with database management, online resource development and research
Provide administrative assistance to Program Director and Program Manager
Superb attention to detail
Responsible, reliable and efficient
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills (English)
Proficiency with MS Word, MS excel and general internet proficiency
Background in dance, music or theater is preferred
Unlimited dance classes at The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center
Access to Wellness Center fitness equipment
Discounted Studio Rental rates
Please provide the following as part of your application:
Resume including education and work experience
Cover letter detailing what you would like to gain from your internship and how you would contribute to the efforts of MMDG
One recommendation letter and three references (no family members please)
Indicate Internship-(your choice department) on the subject line of email or in body of cover letter
Applications in electronic format preferred, and accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailed applications - Human Resources, Mark Morris Dance Group, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11217
Applications are due by August 31st
New York Foundation for the Arts - 9 months ago
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