Administrative Intern | Chicago Sinfonietta

Administrative Intern

We are currently accepting resumes for an Administrative internship position with our organization for the Winter/Spring of 2019. The position is unpaid; however we would love to help you receive academic credit. This position includes one-on-one mentoring with senior staff members and hands-on education in the day to day operations of a nonprofit performing arts organization. We try to cater your internship to your area(s) of interest, whether that is marketing, development, box office, or general management.


Internship responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • General Office – Provide general office support including answering phones, copying, mailing, assisting with meetings, day-of concert support, and various other administrative tasks as assigned.
  • Marketing – Assist the Director of Communications and Director of Sales with implementing marketing strategies to help the Sinfonietta gain additional recognition, assemble and distribute promotional materials, assist Box Office & Digital Media Manager with social media and general website maintenance.
  • Box Office – Provide support to the Box Office & Digital Media Manager, assisting with ticket orders, ticket mailing, will-call.
  • Development –  Assist Director of Development and Development Associate with grant research, annual fund, special event planning.
  • Education/Outreach – Create student program notes for Chicago Public School student concertgoers. Provide support to the Director of Education/Outreach.
Skills & Qualifications: 

Ideal Qualifications

  • Organized, hard-working undergraduate or graduate student studying arts, music, management, marketing or a related field.
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on a variety of projects.
  • Working knowledge of the latest social media outlets including Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.
  • Sense of humor!
To Apply: 

Internships will typically last 4-6 months depending on your school’s requirements and a number of hours you are able to commit to on a weekly basis. Submit your resume, cover letter, and a letter of recommendation from an employer or instructor to Michelle Isaac via e-mail at

Salary: This is an unpaid position.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Michelle Isaac
Contact Phone Number: 
Administrative Intern | Chicago Sinfonietta | Chicago Artists Resource


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