Rembrandt Chamber Musicians
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians is a nonprofit chamber music ensemble that produces five programs annually in Evanston and Chicago, a high school chamber music competition, and an educational outreach program for high schoolers. The role of our Administrative Intern is to work collaboratively with the Executive Director, and Board of Directors to assist in program management, development support, and marketing and communications for the organization while acquiring on-the-job training and experience in all levels of arts administration and management.
The internship will last from September 5 2023 – May 19, 2024, with approximately 10-12 “working” weeks in that period.
This position will not have assignments every week during the season. Assignments will be given based on our intern’s skillset, interests, and availability as well as the organization’s needs. The bulk of the work will occur around Rembrandt’s production weeks, the annual fundraiser, and the High School Chamber Music Competition.
See Rembrandt Chamber Musicians mission and a non-comprehensive list of potential assignments below:
Rembrandt Chamber Musicians promotes chamber music as an art form accessible to audiences of all ages, performing works from the Baroque period to the present. We also commission new compositions, collaborate with renowned guest artists and community groups, and support younger musicians through our annual High School Chamber Music Competition and our music education programs in the public schools.
- Assist production of concert season in collaboration with Executive Director
- Review vendor contracts including videography, audio recording, venues, etc.
- Process ticket orders, assist with box office management
- Provide collaborative support and proofreading for program booklet creation
- Assist with educational outreach program in collaboration with committee and Executive Director
- Assist with our High School Chamber Music Competition
Development and Financial Management:
- Assist with annual fundraising initiatives; stuff and mail annual appeals
- Assist with event logistics in collaboration with committee for annual benefit and Executive Director
- Assist in developing and analyzing concert and event budgets
- Assist with grant applications, updates, and final reports; research and develop new grant opportunities
Marketing and Communications:
- Assist in development and management of marketing calendar
- Act as copywriter/proofreader for press releases, website content, bi-monthly e-newsletters, email communications, print advertising, and fundraising initiatives
- Create content for social media (experience with graphic design and video production a plus)
- Act as social media manager for a one month long campaign
- Additional projects and responsibilities as needed
Skills and Qualifications
A successful candidate will bring a positive attitude, an eagerness to learn, a strong attention to detail, and a willingness to take ownership of tasks both big and small.
- Current college level student in music, arts administration, or business
- Highly organized with great attention to detail
- Ability to manage independent projects and deadlines
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Google Workspace
This is a part-time position requiring an estimated 3-6 hours per week, not eligible for benefits. Some weeknight and weekend hours may be required for events or meetings. Compensation for this internship will be limited to a small stipend of $500.00.
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the email subject line “RCM Internship Application”.