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Audience Engagement Intern - Summer 2018


Position Summary:

This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution. This internship is unpaid and is has a requirement of 8-20 hours per week. Eight hours minimum is required. Availability both during business hours and on weekends for concert duties is required.  

Responsibilities include:

• Assist with executing engagement plans across all product lines (CSO, Pops, May Festival, Lollipops, etc.)

• Coordinate and execute plans on CSO Student Ambassador Program across campuses

• Assist in distributing weekly thank you and offer cards following concerts

• Coordinate CSO presence at external and internal events; assist with events, answer questions, serve as a CSO/Pops ambassador

• Assist with ordering goods and merchandise for events and promotions

• Assist with concert enhancements, concert setup and volunteer coordination

• Conduct research and brainstorm ideas for audience engagement enhancement  

• Assist with digital/social media/mobile initiatives

• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Preferred:

• Upper level (college junior of senior) and/or graduate student pursuing degrees in Marketing, Arts Management, Public Relations, Journalism, Music or Communications preferred.

• Excellent project management, and verbal/written communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)

• Innate curiosity and willingness to learn

• Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently

• Ability to professionally represent the CSO at concerts, and in the community

• Enjoys communicating with and assisting audiences/patrons

• Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly

• Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music a plus

• Experience with research (surveymonkey.com, Google Analytics) and databases (Tessitura), and data analysis a big plus


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra offers a competitive wage and benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, and parking. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The CSO celebrates diversity! We are an EEO/M/F/D/V Employer.





Please send cover letter and resume via APPLY or:

Or via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put "Audience Engagement Intern" in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted. No phone calls please.