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Special Events Fall Intern

New York City Ballet
Working Time
Part Time

Start Date: August 21, 2017

New York City Ballet is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual who has a strong interest in gaining experience in fundraising through the preparation of events and database management. 

• Solicit and track in-kind support for benefit events 
• Draft and proof copy for printed materials, website content, e-mail solicitation, newsletters, and other marketing correspondence 
• Retrieve guest information and facilitate solicitation and courtesy confirmation calls
• Conduct donor research for gala dinner seating 
• Update database as it pertains to Special Events mailing lists
• Assist with printing letters, envelopes, and assembling benefit invitations/mailings
• Compile Special Events Playbill listings for 12-month cumulative giving
• Organize and manage press clippings for benefit coverage
• Provide support at benefit and cultivation events 
• Answer incoming calls, field questions, and take event ticket orders
• Organize and inventory supplies, beverage product, and event materials
• Special projects as assigned
• Provide general administrative support as needed

• Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem-solve in a fast-paced work environment
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) and Tessitura a plus
• Availability to work some nights and weekends

This internship is unpaid. Desired time commitment is at least 20 hours per week with flexibility to schedule. School credit may be arranged. 

NYCB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please email cover letter and resumé with Special Events Fall Internship in the subject line to