Marketing Intern

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO)

Los Angeles, CA

department: marketing
reports to: marketing & sales manager
part-time internship (15 hours per week): for a defined seven-month term (nov - may); modest monthly stipend & parking/public transportation reimbursement
position purpose: To assist the marketing department in effectively and efficiently managing the Orchestra’s day-to-day marketing and box office functions.

scope & responsibilities

The marketing intern assists the marketing department with marketing communications, including advertising, social media, brochure preparation, program and website content; with box office functions, including sales reports, renewal campaigns and ticket mailings; and with general organization to ensure the efficiency of the department.

  • Assist with research and content for the social media platforms, e-marketing campaigns and laco.org to help expand LACO’s online presence and engage our audience 
  • Assist with promotion of LACO’s Campus to Concert Hall program and All Access Pass offers for full-time college students 
  • Maintain events calendars for various websites, news outlets and listservs 
  • Assist with preparation of program books including procurement and editing of artist biographies and photographs and preparation of repertoire listings for publication 
  • Maintain folders of all marketing mailings and advertising clippings 
  • Assist with organization and tracking of subscription and single ticket sales and promotions through analysis and reporting 
  • Help with concert duties including after parties, patron greeting, receptions and staffing information tables 
  • Assist with subscription renewal and acquisition mailings, and acknowledgement of orders 
  • Other duties as assigned

experience/characteristics required

The ideal candidate for LACO’s marketing intern will be enthusiastic, creative and organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, sensitivity to deadlines and social grace. The candidate must pay meticulous attention to detail and possess the ability to respond efficiently, effectively and creatively to simultaneous challenges and opportunities. Candidate must be motivated, enjoy working as part of dynamic administrative team and possess team spirit.
Familiarity with social media, ticketing and/or arts administration is very desirable. Knowledge of orchestral repertoire is helpful. Solid computer skills including Excel are required. Intern may have the opportunity to assist at evening and weekend concerts and events.
learning objectives

  • Learn how a nonprofit art organization functions 
  • Experience working in an office environment with staff members at all levels 
  • Gain hands-on experience in marketing, e-marketing, ticketing and patron services
  • Gain knowledge of the planning and execution of the subscription renewal, acquisition and single ticket campaigns 
  • Gain experience with sales reporting

to apply

Please email resume, comprehensive cover letter and short (one page) writing sample to: oliviasalas@laco.org


about los angeles chamber orchestra

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra is “America’s finest chamber orchestra.” (Public Radio International). Since its inaugural concerts in 1969, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has established itself among the world’s top musical ensembles. Under the baton of prominent pianist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane since 1997, LACO maintains its status as a preeminent interpreter of historical masterworks and a champion of contemporary composers. In its 46-year history, the Orchestra has made 31 recordings, toured Europe, South America and Japan, and performed across North America, earning adulation from audiences and critics. LACO presents 7 Orchestral Series concerts both at Glendale’s Alex Theatre and UCLA’s Royce Hall, 5 Baroque Conversations concerts at Zipper Concert Hall and Bovard Auditorium, 3 Westside Connections chamber music concerts at the Moss Theater, an annual Discover concert at Ambassador Auditorium and an annual film event, featuring the Orchestra performing the score live. In addition, LACO presents a Concert Gala and several fundraising events each year. Headquartered in downtown Los Angeles and managed by a staff of 14 full- and 2 part-time employees, LACO offers a collegial workplace and welcomes innovative thinking and initiative.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to perform the job. Furthermore, the duties and responsibilities in this description may be subject to change at any time.

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