The Utah Symphony | Utah Opera announces a summer internship opportunity in the Development Department for the 8th annual Deer Valley® Music Festival. The Deer Valley® Music Festival (DVMF) is Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s (USUO) summer home in the mountain resort town of Park City, Utah.
Job Description: Deer Valley® Music Festival – Summer Development Internship
June 27, 2011 – August 13, 2011
The Utah Symphony | Utah Opera announces a summer internship opportunity in the Development Department for the 8th annual Deer Valley® Music Festival. The Deer Valley® Music Festival (DVMF) is Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s (USUO) summer home in the mountain resort town of Park City, Utah. The DVMF is entering its eighth year of providing chamber music, classical, and pops offerings in several venues: the Deer Valley Resort Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, St. Mary’s Church, Temple Har Shalom and salon events in private homes in the Park City area.
Our summer intern is responsible for assisting the Development Department with its administrative, presentational, promotional and onsite operations aspects of the Festival. This individual will interact with patrons, individual donors, corporate sponsors, orchestra members and guest artists; therefore, a professional and mature demeanor is required. College students and graduate students with an interest in Arts Management or Non Profit Fundraising are encouraged to apply. This internship requires both office work and onsite event duties. It involves 9-5pm week day office work, occasional weekday evening event duties and 4-10pm onsite concert duties Friday’s and Saturday’s. The work schedule is flexible (allowing for days/evenings off each week) and will be negotiated before the internship begins. This is an unpaid internship, but does offer other benefits described below.
The candidate would ideally have superior customer service skills when dealing with patrons over the phone and face-to-face. Candidates must be proficient in the computer programs Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook. Knowledge of the ticketing and fundraising database system Tessitura is a plus.
The benefits of a Deer Valley® Music Festival internship include:
oHousing in Salt Lake City for duration of internship.
oHousing in Park City
How to Apply: Applications are due by April 29, 2011. Application materials include a resume and cover letter. Internships begin June 27, 2011 and end August 11, 2011. The internship start date could be flexible depending on the applicant.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
Director of Special Events
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera