Public Relations and Content Marketing Intern, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre is seeking a Public Relations, Marketing, or Communications student who is self-motivated, enthusiastic and comfortable multi-tasking in a professional environment. Interns will assist the Associate Director of Communications and the marketing team with a variety of activities, including but not limited to:

  • Social media content creation, metrics and reporting
  • Media relations research
  • Press release creation
  • Copy writing for web, email and radio
  • Website metrics and reporting
  • Representing PBT at marketing events
  • Staffing the promotional table and boutique at the theater
  • Organizing press, photography and playbill archives
  • Other projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong writing and editing skills and familiarity with AP style
  • Currently or recently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Able to commit to 8-15 hours per week with some evening/weekend work required based on performance schedule
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Other Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Reliable attendance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in general software programs, including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of relevant social media tools and platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and others
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, a high level of professionalism, creativity, sense of humor and a love for the arts –particularly dance – encouraged

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre internships are unpaid. Internships are for credit (preferred) or on a volunteer basis. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre interns are eligible for complimentary tickets to season performances.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, writing samples and resume to Aimee DiAndrea at adiandrea@pittsburghballet.org. No phone calls please.