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Job Title:                         Arts Administration Intern

Reports to:                      Company Manager

Works Closely with:         Director of Production, Director of Artist Administration, Select Music and Artistic Staff

About Sarasota Opera 
This is a part-time, seasonal position. Sarasota Opera, which owns its 1926 historic theater which was renovated in 2007-08, produces four operas in repertory from January to March and a Youth Opera production and opera in the fall.  Additionally, throughout the opera season, Sarasota Opera offers tours, special events and concerts. 

Position Summary
The successful candidate will gain first hand knowledge of the processes and operations of a professional “Rep” opera company.  The fast paced, demanding work environment will help the candidate gain critical prioritization, organization and collaboration skills. 

Duties may include but are not limited to:
Company Management
· Assist with travel and housing of company including booking flights, trouble shooting housing problems and checking company into and out of housing units.
· Create welcome packets and assist company completing required paperwork.
· Maintain contact sheets and other lists for management. 
· Assist the Director of Artistic Administrator in creating and checking the daily schedules for accuracy and completeness.
· Plan for and set-up company parties and other special events.
· Assist the Company Manager in maintaining the health and wellness of the company, including transporting artists to medical appointments and providing other transportation as required.

Production
· Assist Music Administrator as needed.
· Perform research for the Director of Artistic Administration, set designers and the Technical Director including research for future productions.
· Document current and future productions.
· Assist in the management of supers and children appearing in Sarasota Opera productions 
· Take rehearsal notes for stage directors
· Assist with the programing and running of Supertitles 
· Process invoices and order office supplies for all production departments.

Required Knowledge and Skills  
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess excellent communication and organization skills and have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively.  Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and online research strategies are required.  The ability to read music is required.  Interest and/or experience in opera, arts administration, music and/or theatre production are preferred.  Must hold valid driver license and current auto insurance.  Vehicle required.

Dates: approximately September 30th, 2019 through March 26th, 2020

Weekly stipend, housing and travel stipend are provided.

Send resume and cover letter to prodjobs@sarasotaopera.org with “Arts Administration Intern 19-20” in the Subject line.  For more information, visit: www.sarasotaopera.org. EOE