New Conservatory Theatre Center - Development Department Intern

Development Department Intern

New Conservatory Theatre Center


NCTC’s vision is that theatre is a community event and a way to build community. he mission of New Conservatory Theatre Center is to champion innovative, high quality productions & educational theatre experiences for youth, artists, and the queer & allied communities to effect personal & societal growth, enlightenment and change.


Opportunity Description


  • NCTC seeks an energetic Development Intern to support our two-person Development Department and organizational fundraising efforts.

  • The Development Intern will acquire substantial, hands-on experience in nonprofit fundraising, communications, corporate & local sponsorships, and special events.

  • The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and computer skills and thrive in a dynamic and creative environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Research & solicit local business and corporate sponsorship opportunities.

  • Assist with Direct Mail campaigns (including NCTC’s holiday appeal, subscription renewal and end of year appeal).

  • Assist with collateral/promotional material design & maintenance.

  • Assist with the production of high-quality digital fundraising materials, including video content for appeals and content creation, design, & formatting of twice yearly donor newsletters.

  • Assist with NCTC special events (guest list management, set-up, guest check-in, breakdown).

  • Perform a variety of departmental administrative duties such as data entry, general correspondence, filing, reporting, and scanning.

  • Occasional staffing & management of NCTC’s Donor Lounge.

  • Draft & maintain Development’s social media calendar and make weekly posts.

  • Other projects as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Ability to commit to at least one day (8 hours) per-week for three months.

  • Office hours are Monday-Saturday. Evening & weekend availability preferred.

  • Minimum two years undergraduate education (or equivalent experience).

  • Interest or experience in theatre, arts administration, or nonprofit fundraising & management.

  • Excellent research, writing, communication and organizational skills.

  • Adobe CS & Final Cut Pro experience highly desirable.

Application Instructions:

Send an email with your resume and cover letter attached to Andrea Partridge, Development Manager, at
Well-qualified applicants will be contacted by phone for an interview—please do not call to confirm receipt of your application. We regret that we may not be able to send a response to every applicant.

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