Theatre Bay Area is the largest regional theatre service organization in North America. Our mission is to unite, strengthen, promote and advance the theatre community in the San Francisco Bay Area. Theatre Bay Area (TBA) offers professional internships to motivated, reliable, mature students whose passions include both theatre and supporting fellow theatre-makers in their work and careers. TBA acts as a major marketing resource for theatre companies throughout the Bay Area – which affords our interns the opportunity to build skills in one of the most in-demand careers in the arts: telling audiences about great work in compelling ways. Marketing interns have the opportunity to: Learn how to use and educate about the many marketing channels and tools TBA provides to the Bay Area theatre industry, including our Postcard Distribution Network, the Audience Database, the TIX Booth and our weekly Theatregoer direct mail newsletters. Gain insight into tailoring advertising techniques to the specific needs of local theatre companies and analyze what works from a recipient-based perspective. Learn about cutting-edge data cultivation and how to use data to shape strong marketing Develop skills drafting marketing copy and graphics using industry-standard computer applications In addition to department-specific training, all Theatre Bay Area interns enjoy: Complimentary TBA membership Free theatre tickets Access to all member events and resources, including audition listings Monthly transportation stipend Resume review prior to completion of internship An informal, highly creative work environment and a new network of award-winning, accomplished theatre-makers Internship applicants should: Be motivated, reliable, flexible, and positive Have a true passion for theatre and for supporting Bay Area theatre-makers Display professional communication skills and ethics and honor confidential conversations Candidates must hold a high school diploma or equivalent; further education, especially in the arts, is highly desirable. Read more at http://theatrebayarea.site-ym.com/general/custom.asp?page=internships

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