2019 Winter/Spring Internships

Academic Credits

Yes

Published

10/17/2018

Application Deadline

10/31/2018

Start Date

01/01/2019

Address

NEW YORK
NY
United States

Description

The New Group, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theaters, is proud to offer a rigorous and competitive internship program in order to develop and empower the next wave of exceptional theater professionals. The New Group is an award-winning, artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater. In addition to producing four main productions in our 2018-2019 season, the organization’s New Group/ New Works play and musical development program champions original works by emerging and established authors. The New Group also operates a variety of theater education programs that provide opportunities for artistically inclined high school, college, and adult students. The New Group extends its mentoring to those who love of the arts includes the inner workings of the theater through experiences in administration and production.  


  


The New Group offers internships in the following areas: 


· Development  


· Marketing 


· Literary 


· Education 


Marketing Internship

The Marketing Intern works directly with the Marketing Director and interfaces with the Press Representative and Advertising Agency to develop and broaden The New Group’s audience. Marketing Interns gain experience in social media strategy; organizing talkbacks and other outreach efforts and events; tracking current audiences and cultivating new audience bases; creating and executing mailings and other print materials; and maintaining press and photo archives. In their time at The New Group, Marketing Interns become familiar with the Adobe Suite (Photoshop and InDesign), Spektrix and Audience View. Any prior experience with those programs (or comparable programs) is a plus. 


This is a full-time internship beginning in January. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write MARKETING INTERN. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please. 


  

Literary Internship

The Literary Intern works directly with the Associate Artistic Director to gain experience in evaluating scripts; corresponding with playwrights and agents; assisting with special projects related to our productions, and tracking status of submissions to Literary Department. While at The New Group, the Literary Intern will also support The New Group/New Works development series by helping to organize and execute readings of new plays. Candidates should have experience working with new plays in either an academic or professional context.  


This is a full-time or part-time internship beginning in January. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write LITERARY INTERN. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please. 



Education Internship

The Education Intern works with the Associate Artistic Director to gain experience in coordinating The New Group’s education initiatives. These include Scene 1, The New Group’s free theater program for NYC high school students, and the playwright workshop. The Education Intern learns about facilitating logistical needs of each class; tracking and improving student attendance; and compiling class reports. In their time at The New Group, interns also support efforts to enlist new students and build ties with local communities. Candidates must be able to provide a good example for students and have prior experience working with teens and young adults. 


This is a part-time internship beginning in January. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write EDUCATION INTERN. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please.

Benefits

Benefits 

At The New Group, our small and collaborative office environment creates the space for unique cross-departmental exposure. With a staff of only 10 employees, The New Group provides its interns the chance not only to work closely with their direct supervisor, but also to interact and create meaningful relationships with all members of the team. Our internship coordinator will work with you to help create an internship experience to help you gain the skills and insight you desire to reach your career goals. You will also receive mentorship throughout your internship to make contacts to help further your professional development. In addition to gaining invaluable experience, The New Group interns will receive a MetroCard, to cover travel costs, and students may be eligible for school credit. Interns will also receive complimentary tickets to The New Group’s productions as well as other Off-Broadway productions from time to time for the duration of their internship. 

How To Apply

internships@thenewgroup.org
https://www.thenewgroup.org


Internships are open to undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals. Full-time internships require a commitment of 30-40 hours per week, and part-time internships require a commitment of 20 hours per week. All candidates must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and writing skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) is required. Development, Marketing, Literary, and Education Internships are offered in three cycles: Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring. Applications for our next cycle (which begins January 2019) will be accepted between now and October 31st, 2018. Because of the high volume of applications we receive, interns are accepted on a rolling basis. If candidates are interested in multiple internships, they may apply for more than one and should indicate on their cover letter which internships they are interested in and their order of preference. 


To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please specify the internship for which you are applying. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please. 


  

Development Internship

The Development team at The New Group raises the necessary funds that support all of the programs that we do. The Development Intern works primarily with the Individual Giving and Events Associate to gain experience in donor prospecting, cultivation and stewardship as well as special events planning. They will support the team by preparing correspondence with individuals and foundations; processing and tracking gifts; maintaining departmental physical and digital databases; researching prospective funders; and planning events such as opening nights, benefit readings and patron receptions. They will also work with the Institutional Giving Associate in conducting research, preparing preliminary collateral and with general administrative duties. In their time at The New Group, Development Interns gain experience with Spektrix and Audience View. Any prior experience with those or comparable programs is a plus. Prior experience in customer service or copyediting is a plus. 


This is a part-time or full-time internship beginning in January. To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing your interest in interning with The New Group, a current resume, and the contact information of two references. Send all materials to Internships@TheNewGroup.org. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write DEVELOPMENT INTERN. The New Group is an E.O.E., encourages diversity in all forms and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. No phone calls please. 


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