Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities will be posted on this webpage, no phone calls, please. Thank you.

It is the policy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to provide equal employment in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or discriminatory harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.




This position reports to the Festival Artistic Director and Digital Marketing Manager. 

This internship is project-based and is intended to correspond with the timeline of our 2015 Festival Programming. As such, candidates with a desire to continue with the project from late fall 2014 – August/September 2015 are preferred. Hours are flexible/negotiable with event attendance required. A small stipend will be provided.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

- Collaborate with the Mann’s marketing, programming, education & community engagement staff; PR firm; and festival partners in promoting the Mann’s 2015 Festival Programs and Performances via social media
- Attend festival events to generate real-time and post-event content
- Support Digital Marketing Manager with Data Analysis for Festival online content including:

  • Google Analytics Reports
  • Social Media engagement and response tracking
  • Effectiveness of email campaigns, digital advertising, and paid social

Recordkeeping including:

  • Overall festival and event-specific marketing plans and social calendars
  • Monitor media coverage; keep digital and hard copy logs of all media clips
  • Create, monitor and log calendar listings and other cross-promotional online efforts
  • Update event pages, recap posts, and newsroom on manncenter.org
  • General office tasks such as filing, copying, updating contacts, spreadsheets, etc., and other administrative assignments as needed
  • Light graphic design


  • MS Office
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong visual presentation skills
  • Photoshop skills required. Additional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite helpful.
  • Familiarity with Drupal and/or html helpful
  • Photography and/or videography experience a plus
  • Interest in non-profit arts
  • The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Previous work experience required; students with marketing, public relations, social media, and/or music industry-related experience are encouraged. Rising junior/senior student intern preferred.  
To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to  Foster Cronin, Director of Programming and Marketing Operations at  fcronin@manncenter.org with ‘Festival Intern’ as the subject line.


Dates of Employment: January 6 – TBD (Flexible)

The Development Department of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts has seven full-time employees and is responsible for fundraising for the Center. Our constituents include Board members, elected government officials, individual donors, corporations and foundations. This position reports directly to the Director of Development Operations.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with the planning and execution of special events
  • Assisting with the management of volunteers
  • Writing thank you and solicitation letters
  • Making calls on behalf of development staff to donors, volunteers, Board members and others
  • Attendance at select Mann Special Events
  • Assisting with research of prospective donors and supporters
  • General office work including: preparing mailings, maintaining excel spreadsheets, filing, copying, scanning, and answering phones.


  • Must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must have a very good phone manner and a professional demeanor at all times
  • Have strong writing skills
  • Must be available for three all day events on April 15th, April 16th, and May 11th
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint
  • Previous experience in a fundraising environment is preferred but not required.
To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Heather Goldsmith, Director of Development Operations at hgoldsmith@manncenter.org with ‘Development Intern’ as the subject line.  Please note there is a 10-15-hr/week minimum commitment for Development Internships.


Reporting to the Artistic Administrator & Festival Artistic Director this intern will provide key administrative support to Liberty: Unplugged!, a curatorial festival scheduled for presentation by the Mann in 2015.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Support on handling of final details for Liberty: Unplugged! Citywide Poetry Contest
  • Assisting with the planning of the Liberty: Unplugged! Town Hall event
  • Serving as additional support on distribution of festival curriculum to select schools
  • General administrative duties and online research
  • Attendance at all Liberty: Unplugged! events when required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
  • Possesses strong telephone and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to work both independently and as part of team.
To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Lisa Willis, Manager of Community Partners and Orchestral Affairs at lwillis@manncenter.org with 'Artistic Intern' as the subject line.