Guthrie Theater
  • 25-Jul-2013 to 16-Aug-2013 (CST)
  • Development
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Internship

The Guthrie is a not-for-profit theater and our internships are not paid; however, interns receive other valuable perks such as industry contacts, professional development opportunities, complimentary Guthrie tickets, invitations to meet and greets, staff meetings and more.


The Development Events Internship with the Guthrie Theater, an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training, is an opportunity for early career event planners and fundraisers to develop their abilities. The development intern works under the guidance of the professional development staff and will gain first-hand knowledge and hands-on experience in event coordination for development/fundraising in the world of theater arts.

The Development Events Intern will assist with preparation and production of events that range from small donor stewardship receptions to larger fundraising events. Responsibilities may include collecting RSVPs, assisting with guest registration and greeting, assisting with volunteer management and day of event coordination, participation in planning meetings, assisting with general administrative tasks, filing, mailings, donor calls, database projects, Internet research, and other special projects.
The department seeks college students studying Arts Administration, Event Planning, Hospitality, Fundraising, Theater, Non-profit Administration, Business Administration or a related field or recent graduates. Seeking candidates who have the following attributes: detail oriented, good discretion with confidential material, excellent interpersonal skills, diplomatic, tactful, organized, efficient, go-getter type, personable, able to multi-task, and adaptable to change. Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Internet research skills, types 40 words per minute, familiarity with Tessitura arts database is a plus.
The Development Events Internship is from September 9- December 31, 2013 and the time commitment is at least 20 hours per week. The schedule may have some flexibility, but must be available to work some evenings and weekends.




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