The Washington Bach Consort, Development/Marketing Internship

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 11:16 am, Last Updated: April 20, 2017 at 11:20 am

Position: Development/ Marketing Intern at performing arts non-profit

Summer and Fall Semester Internship: May to August and/or September to December, 2017 (specific dates to be determined).

Internship Description: The Development/Marketing Intern will gain a  knowledge of the responsibilities of running a non-profit, performing arts group. The Intern will assist in Development and Marketing on a broad range of tasks that may include: donor prospecting, fundraising research, planned giving program, market segmentation, marketing and advertising strategies,grant writing, attendance research, archiving.  Finite projects with specific parameters/ tasks will be identified that will benefit both the intern and WBC. Time commitment is flexible, but approx. 14 hours per week. College credit can be arranged. Small stipend.

Qualifications: Required– Bachelor’s Degree. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, highly skilled with Excel. Skills with Patron Manager software a huge plus. Excellent interpersonal, spoken and written communication skills. Proven ability to work independently, without supervision, responsible, organized, detail-oriented. Desired– Strong candidates will be in Masters of Business and/or Arts Management programs, with knowledge of the non-profit sector and an interest in classical music.

How to Apply:  Please send cover letter and resume with relevant experience via email to  with INTERN in subject line by May 4. No phone calls please.

About Washington Bach Consort: Founded in 1977 by J. Reilly Lewis, the Washington Bach Consort is a professional chorus and orchestra noted for its performance of 18th-Century music on period instruments. Its mission is to perform to the highest artistic standards the music of J.S. Bach and his Baroque contemporaries.  As one of the nation’s critically acclaimed and widely recognized performing arts institutions, it has appeared at numerous festivals and has made three European tours.

WBC employment decisions are made based on the business needs of the organization and qualification of the applicants and employees. It is the  policy of WBC to comply with all laws regarding equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants. Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission, access or employment. In addition, the District of Columbia adds protection for marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, or political affiliation.