Reports to: Programming Director 

POSITION SUMMARY

Under general supervision, this is an internship position responsible for assisting the Festival Programming Director and with the coordination of programming/special events for Festival International de Louisiane. General office administrative duties include: working at the front desk, assisting staff with phone coverage,making copies and faxing files as needed. Interns must be available to work all 5 days of the annual Festival for scheduled shifts. This is an unpaid position for the fall and/or spring semester.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Assist Festival International de Louisiane Programming Department through:

  1. Assist with preparation and follow up of artist contracts. This includes organizing and maintaining the contract book.
  2. Organizing and maintaining files for recording releases for Festival media partners KRVS and Acadiana Open Channel.
  3. Working with Programming and Marketing Departments on gathering artist bios, photos and video links and tracking artist information.
  4. Assist the Programming Director with special events as needed (winter fundraiser).
  5. Working with Programming Director on creating and maintaining band signage sheet and performance schedules.
  6. Assist Programming Director as needed with new initiatives for Louisiana International Music Exchange (LIME).
  7. May assist the Programming Director with scheduling and managing artist accommodations.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Junior or Senior majoring in Marketing, Management, Music Media or Public Relations
  • Must be in good standing with their college or university.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES

  • High level of proficiency in the Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Must possess superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 6 hours per week in Fall 2014.
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 8 hours per week in Spring 2015.
  • Must be in good standing with their college or university.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS

Visual and manual dexterity is extremely important for this position.  The job presents no work hazards beyond those normally present in an office environment.  Incumbent will be subject to performing sedentary to light work, exerting up to 10-20 pounds of force occasionally, and or/a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Incumbent will perform additional activities such as, reach overhead for items, stoop, bend and twist while working.  Other physical activities include talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions such as typing and dialing a telephone.  Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision necessary to prepare and analyze data, operate a computer terminal for extended periods of time and read.  The incumbent is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

DISCLAIMER

The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  Principle duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.
This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Interns holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

To Apply: 

Please send cover letter and resume to lisa@festivalinternational.org 

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