JOBS AT INVERTIGO

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OPEN POSITIONS:

Our two Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture (LACDAC) Arts Internship Program positions are now open! Read below for internship descriptions. We look forward to reviewing your application!

PROGRAMS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INTERN

 

The Programs & Community Engagement Intern will be an important member of Inveritgo’s small, lively team and contribute to the maintenance, assessment, and growth of our community programs and public engagement initiatives. The intern will see all aspects of how a growing performing arts organization functions on a daily basis, with emphasis on activities that enhance and expand community partnerships, access to the arts, and audience development. The intern will support the Invertigo community at in-person classes and events. Invertigo’s staff will ensure the Intern gains rich experiences through a range of marketing projects, creative production, and community programs. Most of the intern’s work will be within traditional working hours: 9am-5pm , Monday-Friday, at the Invertigo office or remotely. Occasionally, Invertigo will ask the intern to support and experience evening or weekend events. This position will work 10-20 hours per week from June through December.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal intern will be community-minded, an excellent communicator, and have an open, positive framework for working with a diverse range of people. Desired qualifications include: interest or background in dance, performing arts, creative production, public engagement, community-building, marketing and outreach, media and filmmaking skills including film editing, and Spanish fluency.   The Intern will be able to take direction on projects and develop ideas and content independently. This requires enthusiasm, clear communication, efficient time management, and the ability to balance details with big picture planning. Often the intern will work with other team members of the organization and this will require a collaborative, thoughtful and professional approach. This project will require creative problem solving skills, organizational thinking,  and the ability to quickly learn and comprehend a variety of creative strategies, marketing approaches, and technology platforms.

BACKGROUND

Invertigo Dance Theatre creates inventive performances and engagement programs grounded in storytelling, research, and collaboration with intersectional, multigenerational communities. The organization builds community with people of all ages and abilities, for our original works and community engagement programs invite people to experience the art of dance and storytelling as a catalyst for deeper joy and human connection. Current engagement programs include: Dancing Through Parkinson’s – weekly classes designed for those living with PD, SOL – a biannual festival that celebrates Indigenous / Latine/x artists, and Walk the Walk – a workshop series and performance created by trans/non-binary artists.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and use “LACDAC Programs & Community Engagement Intern” as the email subject.  In your cover letter please describe which part of the job or project description is most interesting to you, what qualities and skills you believe you’ll bring to the table, and what you would like to gain from this internship experience. Please also let us know how dance theatre, community programming and/or marketing are part of your life or future vision. Candidates may be asked for writing or work samples and references.

PAY: $17.28/hr

 

MARKETING INTERN

 

The Marketing Intern will be an important member of Inveritgo’s small, lively team and will help to maintain, assess, and grow our performance events and public engagement. The intern will see all aspects of how a growing performing arts organization functions and creates on a daily basis, with emphasis on activities that enhance and expand marketing systems, accessibility, and audience development. Invertigo’s staff will ensure the Intern gains rich experiences through a range of marketing projects, creative production, community programs, and development and fundraising campaigns.   Most of the intern’s work will be within traditional working hours: 9am-5pm , Monday-Friday, at the Invertigo office or remotely. Occasionally, Invertigo will ask the intern to support and experience evening or weekend events. This position will work 10-20 hours per week June through December.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal intern will be community-minded, an excellent communicator and have an open, positive framework for working with a diverse range of people. Desired qualifications include: interest or background in dance, performing arts, creative production, public engagement, community-building, marketing and outreach, media and filmmaking skills, including editing, and graphic design skills. The Intern will be able to take directions on projects and develop ideas and content independently. This requires enthusiasm, clear communication, good time management, and the ability to work with clear focus and an attention to detail and the big picture. This project will require creative problem solving, artistic thought, organizational thinking, solution-building and the ability to quickly learn or figure out a variety of creative strategies, marketing approaches and technology platforms.

BACKGROUND

Invertigo Dance Theatre creates inventive performances and engagement programs grounded in storytelling, research, and collaboration with intersectional, multigenerational communities. The organization builds community with people of all ages and abilities, for our original works and community engagement programs invite people to experience the art of dance and storytelling as a catalyst for deeper joy and human connection. Current engagement programs include: Dancing Through Parkinson’s – weekly classes designed for those living with PD, SOL – a biannual festival that celebrates Indigenous / Latine/x artists, and Walk the Walk – a workshop series and performance created by trans/non-binary artists.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and use “LACDAC Marketing Intern” as the email subject. In your cover letter please describe which part of the job or project description is most interesting to you, what qualities and skills you believe you’ll bring to the table, and what you would like to gain from this internship experience. Please also let us know how dance theatre, community programming and/or marketing are part of your life or future vision. Candidates may be asked for writing or work samples and references.

PAY: $17.28/hr

Invertigo is an equal opportunity employer and committed to treating all employees and artists with respect. Accessibility and inclusion are central to our mission, and we strive to live these values on a daily basis in our interactions with staff, artists, donors, audiences and community partners. We have ambitious goals, work hard, and deeply value the efforts of our collaborators. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable environment for all employees.

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