Audience Development Intern

TITLE:                          Audience Development Intern
REPORTS TO:            Audience Development Manager
STATUS:                      Part-Time, Unpaid Internship – may be eligible for college credit
DATES/HOURS:          Flexible – 10-20 hours per week

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra is seeking an Audience Development Intern for the fall of 2017. The SPCO has recently launched several initiatives to expand the diversity of our audience and to serve more young people, with a goal of serving an audience that reflects the diversity of our community. This position is responsible for assisting the Audience Development Manager in a number of young audience and audience diversity efforts, and will provide additional support to the marketing department as needed.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in creating and implementing marketing strategies directed toward engaging young and diverse audiences
  • Serve as a liaison between the SPCO and various Twin Cities colleges and universities
  • Make connections with organizations and publications that serve young families and students to promote free tickets for students and children
  • Research young audience and audience diversity tactics at other local and national arts organizations
  • Assist in developing engaging social media content related to young audience and audience diversity initiatives
  • Other duties as apparent or assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Participating in college program

Desired Qualifications

  • College level marketing coursework
  • Background or interest in marketing and/or arts administration

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Experience with various social media platforms
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

If interested in this position, please submit resume and cover letter online at:

Sam Tygiel, Audience Development Manager
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
408 Saint Peter Street, Third Floor
St. Paul, MN  55102
Fax: 651.292.3281
email: stygiel@spcomail.org
www.thespco.org