May 27, 2024

Theatre West

Los Angeles, CA

Theatre West, the oldest continuously operating theatre company in Los Angeles, seeks a creative,‬
‭ detail-oriented marketing and grants intern with great follow-through skills to join our dynamic team. This‬
‭ internship focuses on marketing and grant writing, providing an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on‬
‭ experience in a supportive and engaging environment.‬
‭ Theatre West, established in 1962, is a prominent theatre company dedicated to nurturing and developing‬
‭ theatre artists through workshops, public performances, and educational programs. We present innovative‬
‭ and diverse cultural experiences that educate, enlighten, and entertain.‬
‭ Intern will report to the Managing Director and assist with implementing promotional activities, managing‬
‭ social media accounts, creating marketing materials, researching and writing grant proposals, and‬
‭ participating in administrative tasks related to marketing and grants.‬
‭ Marketing:‬

●‬‭ Develop and draft content for Theatre West’s social media platforms and email marketing‬
‭ campaigns.‬

●‬‭ Manage project timelines for marketing materials, including digital ads, direct mail, posters, and‬
‭ programs.‬

●‬‭ Research and contact prospective partner organizations for cross-promotions and group sales.‬

●‬‭ Provide on-site support for events, including social media coverage.‬

●‬‭ Assist in organizing press materials and updating promotional displays around the theatre.‬
‭ Grant Writing:‬

●‬‭ Research potential grant opportunities from government and philanthropic sources.‬

●‬‭ Assist in writing and submitting grant proposals.‬

●‬‭ Conduct independent research to support grant applications.‬

●‬‭ Prepare grant application narratives and related documents.‬

●‬‭ Meet with Senior Management weekly to discuss project progression and receive guidance.‬
‭ Administration:‬

●‬‭ Navigate CRM systems and email marketing tools.‬

●‬‭ Perform other duties as assigned.‬

●‬‭ Legally authorized to work in the United States.‬

●‬‭ Residents of Los Angeles County attending college outside the region or currently attending college‬
‭ in Los Angeles County.‬

●‬‭ Currently enrolled as undergraduates, including those in associate degree (community college)‬
‭ programs.‬

●‬‭ Eligible students must be on track to complete their undergraduate degree or transfer from a‬
‭ community college to a four-year institution between May 1 – December 1, 2024.‬

●‬‭ Ineligible students include:‬

●‬‭ Those who have already earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher.‬

●‬‭ Those who have previously participated in the LA County Arts Internship Program.‬

●‬‭ Relatives of Theatre West staff or board members are not eligible for this position.‬

●‬‭ Strong writing and research skills.‬

●‬‭ Detail-oriented with excellent organizational abilities.‬

●‬‭ Proficient in MS Office Suite and familiar with social media platforms.‬

●‬‭ Ability to work independently and as part of a team.‬

●‬‭ Interest in marketing and non-profit fundraising.‬

‭ Please send a cover letter and resume in a single PDF file to with the subject line‬
‭ “Marketing and Grants Intern Application – [Your Name].” No calls, please.‬

●‬‭ Maximum 20 hours per week, with flexible schedules.‬

●‬‭ Monday to Friday, hybrid working schedule.‬

●‬‭ Occasional evening and weekend hours for in-person events.‬
‭ Theatre West is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity‬
‭ employer and welcome all applicants without discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national‬
‭ origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, genetic characteristic, marital status, or any other‬
‭ characteristic protected by law.‬

Salary: $17.28 per hour.‬

Benefits: Free entry to regularly ticketed Theatre West events during the internship.‬

Education requirements: High school diploma

Deadline to apply: June 11, 2024

Documents required to apply: Resume and cover letter

How to apply: Send a cover letter and resume in a single PDF file to with the subject line‬,‭ “Marketing and Grants Intern Application – [Your Name].”
No phone calls.