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Summer Box Office/Group Sales Internship

Organization
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Working Time
Full Time
Remuneration
Unpaid

Wolf Trap internships and apprenticeships give budding professionals a competitive edge—whether they seek jobs in the arts or any other field.

Employers are looking for college graduates who can hit the ground running—those who don’t need training in basic workplace skills, like inter-office communications and coordinating multiple projects. 

Interns and apprentices get a nuanced view of a field that is rapidly changing and what it takes to evolve and innovate. This experience helps interns and apprentices build leadership skills that can be applied to the performing arts or any line of work they choose to pursue.

Box Office/Group Sales Internship
Assist with groups sales outreach and ticket operations for upcoming performances, which helps increase Wolf Trap’s exposure and reputation. Oversee the box office operations for Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, handle requests, and assist with performances at the Filene Center and The Barns at Wolf Trap. Applicants should be personable as they will interact directly with patrons, group leaders, and donors.

  • Provide relevant ticket information to internal and external customers
  • Financial reconciliation and reporting
  • Generate leads and update both current and prospective customer lists for group ticket sales
  • Take group ticket orders, prepare group ticketing contracts, and distribute tickets 
  • Research market expansion ideas and strategies

Requirements

  • Strong customer service skills, business writing, creativity, and initiative
  • Outstanding writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and initiative 

Availability and length

  • Duration is 12 weeks with flexible start and end dates
  • Summer internships are full-time (35+ hours per week)
  • Housing for internships is not provided, but Wolf Trap can provide guidance on finding a place
  • Wolf Trap Foundation is accessible by public transit, though personal transportation is highly recommended

Apply for this position here. Applications due February 1.