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Office of the General Director Intern

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San Francisco Opera | San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco Opera


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Published 18 days ago

15-18 hrs/week, 3-5 months

Office of the General Director Intern

(Temporary, Part-time, Non-Exempt)


PURPOSE: The Office of the General Director intern will provide general administrative support to the Office of the General Director, with a focus on board relations and company-facing office functions. This internship is an opportunity for the participant to gain invaluable experience and administrative skills, while learning about the structure and operations of a major performing arts organization. The internship will take place during the winter/spring months, with the participant engaging in a number of key executive events including the annual board retreat. The intern will be paid and work approximately 15-18 hours per week (work schedule is flexible and mutually agreed upon).


EDUCATION: 

§ Bachelor’s degree, achieved or in progress, from an accredited college or university, or equivalent work experience


EXPERIENCE:

§ Minimum of one years’ experience providing administrative support

§ Experience working in a performing arts or non-profit organization preferred


PREREQUISITE SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:

§ Knowledge of operatic repertoire or the performing arts preferred but not required

§ Outstanding communication, both written and verbal

§ Excellent organizational skills

§ Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) and Google Apps

§ Ability to work independently, exercising good judgment and follow-through

§ Must maintain a high level of confidentiality

§ Ability to prioritize diverse and multiple tasks, maintaining flexibility and attention to detail

§ Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with Board members, artists, staff, the public, and volunteers in a persuasive, professional, diplomatic and friendly manner

§ Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner

§ Reliable attendance and punctuality


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

§ Provides key assists to Office of the General Director staff, supporting a number of company-wide initiatives and touchpoints. Duties will include drafting communication, assisting with special projects, managing company event logistics, and facilitating key office functions

§ Assists with numerous logistical elements pertaining to the annual board retreat, including timeline creation, content preparation, and event planning

§ Provides support to the Office of the General Director through a variety of administrative tasks including email communication, calendaring, meeting preparation, event assistance, data management, and research


SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

§ Provides cross-functional support in coordination with the Executive Assistant to the General Director, gaining insights into the role of a Chief Executive Officer

§ Assists Board Relations and Special Projects Manager, gaining insights into the board’s structure and governance functions. Assists with board and committee meeting set-up and logistics

§ Assists with the smooth operation of the Office of the General Director

§ Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Office of the General Director Intern

(Temporary, Part-time, Non-Exempt)


PURPOSE: The Office of the General Director intern will provide general administrative support to the Office of the General Director, with a focus on board relations…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Paid

Location

301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

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