Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities will be posted on this webpage, no phone calls, please. Thank you.

It is the policy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to provide equal employment in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or discriminatory harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Available Positions:
Marketing and Promotions Coordinator
Community Outreach Coordinator

Available Internships:

Festival Digital Marketing Intern / Volunteer Opportunity
Festival Administrative Intern / Volunteer Opportunity
Marketing and Digital Marketing Intern
Public Relations and Promotions Internship
Graphic Design Intern
Videography Intern
Development Intern
Education and Community Engagement Intern
Customer Experience Intern
Programming Intern

 


 

Marketing and Promotions Coordinator

An essential member of the Marketing Department, the Marketing and Promotions Coordinator is responsible for creating and delivering marketing ideas and preconcert activities for The Mann Center for the Performing Arts. The ideal candidate will be motivated to work with all members of the Marketing team to assist in reaching earned revenue goals while managing expenses, managing projects, and ensuring company messaging is consistent.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with consultants and manager to coordinate and track all media and promotions efforts including radio, print, ticket trade tracking and related support materials for settlement purposes.
  • Create, deliver, edit, and optimize marketing materials.
  • Ensure that messages are supportive of and consistent with marketing strategies.
  • Provide administrative support to Marketing Manager.
  • Coordinate database list management for marketing mailings.
  • Research media coverage and industry trends.
  • Conduct media outreach as needed.
  • Project manage the Access the Arts Program implementation including artwork, mailing, and tracking process.
  • Manage photo and video content.
  • Update daily ticket report.
  • Create, plan, promote, and execute all logistics for pre-show events including site inspection, thematic consistency and innovation.
  • Identify and correct errors in copy composition, spelling, grammar and formatting to ensure accuracy.
  • Proficiency in graphic design programs including the Adobe suite of software (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.) and other basic graphic and video editing programs a plus
  • Other duties are assigned as needed

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related discipline preferred.
  • (3-5) years’ prior experience in a marketing/promotions related role or equivalent combination of educational training and experience.
  • Ability to think creatively.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to prioritize projects effectively, take initiative, demonstrate resourcefulness and respond flexibly to changing work demands.
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional presence and exhibit outstanding interpersonal and communication skills consistently and effectively.
  • Ability to interact positively with others in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to provide transportation to the office and venue as needed.
  • Ability to work 40+ hours per week, including nights and weekends.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Professional experience with the development of corporate marketing materials, presentations, press releases, social media and web content preferred.
  • Proficient in Ticketmaster and Archtics a plus.
  • Ability to provide samples of prior work, demonstrating event planning experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of performing arts is a plus.
To Apply

To apply for the position please e-mail a resume and cover letter with the subject line "Marketing and Promotions Coordinator Applicant" to Kelly Schempp, Marketing Manager at kschempp@manncenter.org.  No phone calls, please.

It is the policy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to provide equal employment in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or discriminatory harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


Community Outreach Coordinator

The Mann Center for the Preforming Arts seeks to hire a Community Outreach Coordinator with a strong focus on grassroots marketing. The Community Outreach Coordinator will report to the Festival Artistic Director and Festival Project Manager will also work closely with the Education, Community Engagement, Marketing and Development departments. This role will build community awareness and event audiences for the 2016 Firebird: Spirit Rising Festival.
Under the guidance of the Festival Artistic Director and Festival Project Manager, this role will help to communicate with local organizations, distribute festival materials, and collect data.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect new data and consolidate existing data for a streamlined database
  • Support implementation and communication of programming to the community
  • Identify information gaps and propose methods to address new opportunities
  • Facilitate community support and ticket sales for festival gala concert
  • Provide support to Festival Artistic Director and Festival Project Manager to advance audience evaluation research
  • Other related duties as assigned to achieve established goals and objectives

Requirements:

  • Informed about local community organizations, local events and community meetings in the Philadelphia area.
  • Familiarity with community-based social and grassroots marketing
  • Self-starter with a demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport and maintain positive relationships with all levels of staff, within and outside, the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations
  • Quick learner who is intellectually curious, proactive, and persistent
  • Excellent research skills and attention to details
  • Strong organizational skills, eye for detail and accuracy, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and evenings.
  • Reliable transportation required to Center City Executive Office, Mann Center Theatre, and events within the City of Philadelphia limits required.
  • Must possess own computer/laptop to bring to office and offsite events for administrative duties.

This position is project based and is intended to correspond with the timeline of our 2016 Festival Programming. This position  is  based within the Mann Center’s Center City Executive Offices, but all applications should be available to travel to The Mann Center Theatre, and events within the City of Philadelphia limits as required. As such, candidates should be available 15 to 20 hours per week with flexibility April through August. The Coordinator position features a monthly stipend, based on completion of outlined role and responsibilities each month.

To Apply

To apply for the position please e-mail a resume and cover letter with the subject line “Community Outreach Coordinator Applicant” to Maggie Bond, Festival Project Manager at Mbond@manncenter.org  No phone calls, please.

It is the policy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to provide equal employment in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or discriminatory harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


MARKETING AND DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is seeking a motivated and skilled intern who is interested in Marketing and the performing arts. This position reports directly to the Marketing Department and will assist in the development of the Mann’s digital presence across multiple channels but also includes other responsibilities. This position requires a strong understanding of marketing concepts, excellent communication and organizational skills. Being a member of the marketing team also includes administrative duties. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience and learn about non-profits, performing arts, brand marketing and digital marketing. The ideal candidate will exhibit reliability, creativity, and flexibility.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in Digital Data Analysis including:
  • Google Analytics reports for web
  • Social Media tracking
  • Reporting to track current audience analytics and trends
  • Research upcoming performer news items, trivia, album & live performance reviews, etc. for use in social media.
  • Ability to keep detailed records of marketing plan advertisements and invoices for settlements
  • Assist in maintaining and updating web pages across digital marketing channels
  • Create, monitor and log calendar listings and other cross-promotional online efforts
  • Adhere to brand guidelines & policies
  • Ability to assist Marketing Department at concerts

Requirements:

  • Rising Junior or Senior interns preferred pursuing a related BA/BS degree.
  • Ability to provide a personal laptop for their workstation
  • Able to take direction well.
  • Good communication skills, highly organized, detail-focused, and customer service oriented.
  • Interest in non-profit arts and confidence to work with patrons
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly with a strong knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information.
  • Able to commit 40+ hours per week including nights and weekends
  • Able to provide transportation to both the Mann’s administrative offices as well as the Mann venue.
  • Interest or experience in sales, marketing and statistical analysis a plus.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Yurow at SYurow@manncenter.org with the subject “Marketing Intern”


PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PROMOTIONS INTERNSHIP

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an outgoing, motivated and detail oriented person for a Public Relations and Promotions internship opportunity.  The ideal candidate will exhibit reliability, responsibility and flexibility. This position requires an understanding of marketing concepts and strong organizational skills. This internship will report to the Marketing Department and provide administrative support as needed. 

Please note this is an unpaid internship for academic credit.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the press daily clipping process
  • Assist with publicity copywriting and proof reading
  • Assist with promotional events and concerts
  • Update venue backstage press board prior to each show
  • Assist with the media list, complimentary ticket request, and maintenance of the artist photography files.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of all grass roots promotional partnership activation.
  • Assist with the organization and implementation of concert night activities at the Mann
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Rising Junior or Senior interns preferred pursuing a related BA/BS degree.
  • Ability to provide a personal laptop for their workstation
  • Able to take direction well.
  • Good communication skills, highly organized, detail-focused, and customer service oriented.
  • Interest in non-profit arts
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information.
  • Able to commit to approximately 40+ hours per week including nights and weekends

Able to provide transportation to both the Mann’s administrative offices as well as the Mann venue.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Yurow at SYurow@manncenter.org with the subject “Public Relations and Promotions Intern”


 

Development Intern (3 Positions)

This position reports directly to the Development Directors per assignment. The Development Department of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts has seven full-time employees and is responsible for fundraising for the Center.  Our constituents include Board members, elected government officials, individual donors, corporations and foundations.  


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to): 

  • Prospect research (on the internet)
  • Assisting with the planning and execution of special events
  • Assisting with the management of volunteers
  • Writing thank you and solicitation letters
  • General office work includes preparing mailings, maintaining excel spreadsheets, filing, copying, scanning, and answering phones
  • Making calls on behalf of development staff to donors, volunteers, board members and other VIPs
  • Attendance at select Mann performances, greet and guide Mann patrons and VIP guests

Requirements:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must have a very good phone manner and a professional demeanor at all times
  • Have strong writing skills
  • Must be available in the evening hours to work at select Mann performances
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently
  • Experience using Excel and Microsoft Word 
  • Previous experience in a fundraising environment (preferred)
To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to Heather Stohler, Associate Director of Development, at hstohler@manncenter.org with ‘Development Intern’ as the subject line.  Please note there is a 10-hr/week minimum commitment for Development Internships.


 

Festival Digital Marketing Intern/Volunteer Opportunity

Reporting to the Festival Project Manager & Digital Marketing Manager, this position will play an active role the continued development of our online community. Under the supervision of the Digital Marketing Manager, the role will help maintain and grow our presence on multiple Internet properties using various social media platforms and marketing strategies.

 

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

Social Media

  • Collaboratively design and execute strategies for building and engaging a core audience via major networks (Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube). 
  • Develop concepts for social campaigns, research stories, and write content of interest to an audience interested in festival themes.
  • Coordinate scheduling content. 
  • Curate content for festival related email blasts.
  • Updates social media accounts with current and relevant photos, video, or other content. 
  • Collaborate with public relations intern on social media for omni-channel alignment.
  • Effectively measure the performance of all online marketing campaigns across all channels tracking applications such as Google Analytics and Facebook Insights. 
  • Responds to posts or comments to bring value the user experience. 
  • Performs research to find articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to our customer base and posts it to our social networks in a manner that invites conversation and interaction. 
  • Attend festival events to generate real-time and post-event content.

Web Production

  • Participate in the management of festival landing pages.
  • Coordinate with Festival Project Manager and Festival Artistic Director to test and finalize pages before launch.
  • Ensure a website is properly formatted and up to day with all festival events. 
  • Organize content on webpage to align with festival events.

Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with basic photo-editing software and knowledge.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration. 
  • Demonstrated capacity to create and implement relevant web based content targeted to a specific audience. 
  • Candidate must be able to provide their own computer.
  • Marketing, advertising or communications majors are desired.

This position is project based and is intended to correspond with the timeline of our 2016 Festival Programming. As such, candidates should be available May – August 2016. This is an unpaid position, however the Mann is happy to provide documentation to receive credit from your college or university. This position can also be a volunteer opportunity for persons looking to gain experience in the fast paced event planning and music industries.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, writing samples and cover letter to Maggie Bond, Festival Project Manager Mbond@manncenter.org  with the subject line “Festival Digital Marketing Intern/Volunteer Opportunity.” This role is a part time position ranging from 15 to 20 hours per week with flexibility. All applicants should have reliable transportation and a personal computer/internet access


 

 

Festival Administrative Intern/Volunteer Opportunity

Reporting to the Festival Project Manager & Festival Artistic Director this role will provide key administrative support to Firebird: Spirit Rising, a curatorial festival scheduled for presentation by the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in 2016.

 

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • General administrative duties, online research and data entry.
  • Monitor and log master calendar activities.
  • Capture minutes for all conference calls and meetings.
  • Assist with planning travel and hotel accommodations for Festival Artistic Director and talent.
  • Assist with the creation and distribution of meeting and travel agendas.
  • Assist with the planning and handling of final details for Firebird: Spirit Rises events.
  • Serve as additional support on distribution of festival documentation.
  • Partner with the marketing and social media departments for omni-channel alignment.
  • Attendance at all Firebird: Spirit Rises events required.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent calendar management skills.
  • Able to work both independently and as part of team.
  • Reliable transportation to events
  • Event planning or music industry-related experience is very strongly encouraged, but not required.

This position is project based within the Mann Center’s Center City Executive Office and is intended to correspond with the timeline of our 2016 Festival Programming. As such, candidates should be available May  - August 2016. This is an unpaid position, however the Mann is happy to provide documentation to receive credit from your college or university. This position is also a volunteer opportunity for persons looking to gain experience in the fast paced event planning and music industries. This role is a part time position ranging from 15 to 20 hours per week with flexibility. All applicants should have reliable transportation and a personal computer/internet access.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Maggie Bond, Festival Project Manager Mbond@manncenter.org with the subject “Festival Administrative Intern/Volunteer Opportunity”


 

Videography Internship

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an outgoing, motivated and detail oriented person for a Videography internship opportunity.  The ideal candidate will exhibit reliability, responsibility and flexibility. This position requires an understanding of marketing concepts and hands-on videography skills. This internship will report to the Marketing Department and Festival Project Manager. 

Please note this is an unpaid internship for academic credit. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Shooting of high quality videos of events, promotions, and concerts  
  • Ability to edit and produce video for use on the Mann’s website, social sites and for other marketing purposes 
  • Set up and break down of equipment such as lights, tripods, etc. 
  • Import footage and correctly update databases for the Marketing team 
  • Ability to accurately estimate project timeline in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to provide administrative support as needed 

Requirements: 

  • Rising Junior or Senior interns preferred pursuing a related BA/BS degree.  
  • Ability to provide a personal laptop for their workstation 
  • Able to take direction well. 
  • Good communication skills, highly organized, detail-focused, and customer service oriented. 
  • Interest in non-profit arts 
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information. 
  • Able to commit to approximately 40+ hours per week including nights and weekends 
  • Able to provide transportation to both the Mann’s administrative offices as well as the Mann venue.  
  • Ability to provide your own professional video camera and equipment 
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Yurow at Syurow@manncenter.org with the subject “Videography Intern”


 

Graphic Design Internship

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an astute, motivated and responsive person for a Graphic Design internship opportunity.  The ideal candidate will exhibit reliability, creativity and flexibility. This position requires an understanding of marketing concepts and strong organizational skills. This internship will report to the Marketing Department and provide administrative support as needed.  


 The day to day responsibilities of this internship will focus on editing, assisting and creating pieces of marketing collateral that follow all of the Mann’s brand guidelines across traditional and digital advertisements. 


Please note this is an unpaid internship for academic credit.

Requirements: 

  • Rising Junior or Senior interns preferred pursuing a related BA/BS degree.
  • Solid understanding of the print process.
  • Proven understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Dreamweaver).
  • Ability to provide a personal laptop for their workstation
  • Able to take direction well.
  • Good communication skills, highly organized, detail-focused, and customer service oriented.
  • Interest in non-profit arts
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information.
  • Able to commit 40+ hours per week including nights and weekends
  • Able to provide transportation to both the Mann’s administrative offices as well as the Mann venue. 
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Yurow at Syurow@manncenter.org with the subject “Graphic Design Internship”

 


 

Education and Community Engagement Summer Internship (2 Positions)


These positions reports directly to the Education Associate and the Vice President of Education and Community Engagement. The Education and Community Engagement Department annually coordinates the Mann Center’s Education and Community Engagement Programs.  These include The Young People’s Concert Series, an outdoor multi-concert series presenting high quality global performances in music, theater, and dance throughout the summer; The Connecting Arts-N-Schools Series, a performing arts outreach initiative in citywide schools during the formal school year; and Judith Gitlin ArtsTeach at the Mann, the Mann Center’s series of workshops and performances held at partner venues in the city or in the on-site Field Education Center. The summer interns will work specifically with The Young People’s Concert Series and the ArtsTeach programs. 

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist in development and distribution of programs and study guides for Young People’s Concert Series and ArtsTeach Programs
  • Assist with taking, confirming and tracking performance reservations
  • Assist with coordinating transportation for sponsored schools to education programs 
  • Assist with scheduling for ArtsTeach and other summer events programs 
  • Assist with compiling evaluation data for educational programs maintain thorough records 
  • Attend all scheduled education performances, occasional weekend community engagement events when required and provide assistance for Mann main stage regular season concerts as needed
  • Available May-September with flexible start and end date to be determined upon hire 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
  • Enjoys working with young people
  • Possesses strong telephone and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Good eye for detail
  • Able to work independently
  • Must possess own computer/laptop to bring to office for administrative duties

Have reliable transportation to venue for education events, off-site community engagement events, etc.

 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Caitlin Mongan, Education Associate at CMongan@manncenter.org with the subject “Education Internship”


 

Customer Experience Internship

The Customer Experience Intern will work directly with the Manager of Customer Experience Operations to identify and provide solutions to real time customer experience opportunities. The intern will also be tasked with the creation and distribution of customer feedback surveys through the SurveyMonkey platform. From these surveys, the intern will develop in-depth reports from the results and will be charged with finding trends by show as well as throughout the season. The desired candidate will not only have strong customer relations skills, but will also have a history of going to concerts (orchestra, rock, pop, r&b, country, etc.) and a familiarity with the Mann performance schedule.


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Management of the SurveyMonkey database
  • Survey reports for every show
  • Customer experience observation and enhancement during concerts
  • Attendance at all concerts *unless previously discussed with supervisor
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of the Crescendo Restaurant on nights when the restaurant is open.

Requirements:

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated ability to talk with patrons directly to identify issues and advocate solutions real time, or other equivalent "first line" customer contact experience
  • Good analytical skills; proficient in the use of MS software including Excel, Word, Publisher and Power Point
  • MS Access and SurveyMonkey experience a plus
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Yurow at Syurow@manncenter.org with the subject “Customer Experience Internship”


 

PROGRAMMING INTERN:
 

This position reports directly to the Mann’s Vice President of Programming and Chief Innovation Officer and will work on programming, facility rental and festival events for the Mann’s summer season.


This position will work out of the Mann admin offices at 123 South Broad Street, Suite 815, Philadelphia, PA 19109.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the coordination of the Programming, Facility Rentals and Festivals at the Mann
    • Researching Potential Artists for the current and future seasons
    • Drafting Offers and letter of correspondence with agents
    • Drafting and organizing programming budgets
    • Creating and maintaining a master programming document with all approved materials for 2016 Mann Center Artists
    • Reviewing artist contracts
    • Disseminating detailed booking information to various internal departments.
    • Research and organize rental rates of local and regional event facilities.
    • Assist Festival Project manager with daily tasks related to the festival.
  • Administrative tasks
  • Answering phones
  • Other duties as assigned

 Requirements:

  • The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • MS Office
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Must have a laptop
  • Preferred study in Performing Arts Administration, Theatre Management, Business.
To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Sam Yurow at Syurow@manncenter.org with the subject “Programming Internship”


 

SEASONAL PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES

For part time opportunities with our concessions partner Best Beverage Catering, please email Erin Miller at  erin@bestbeverage.com with inquiries.

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