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Paid Internship: Assistant to the Executive Artistic Director


The Theater Offensive is looking for an intern to assist the Executive Artistic Director in company development, fundraising, new play development, and production planning.

  • Duties may include reading, reviewing, and responding to new script submissions; communicating with board members, foundations and major donors; networking with sister organizations and local businesses; database maintenance; assist with planning of our outrageous events, house parties and donor appreciation perks; researching foundations; assisting with grant proposals; and performing basic office administration tasks. Other projects include assisting with Pride planning in May & June.
  • A successful candidate will be attentive to detail, skilled in interpersonal communication, and interested in the behind-the-scenes work of a theater or non-profit. Requires multitasking, excellent time management, organizational ability, and good writing skills. Computer, phone, and/or theater experience helpful, but not required. Previous experience with database (FileMaker Pro or Microsoft Access) or fundraising interest a plus but not required. If you are interested in starting your own theater company one day this internship is for you!
  • Experience with lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender and racially diverse urban communities a plus. LGBTQ people of color, women, and people from our target neighborhoods (Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, Dorchester and the South End) are strongly encouraged to apply. Internships are geared to undergrad, graduate and mature-aged students and non-students of all ages and experience levels.

To apply: (1) visit, (2) download an internship application and (3) fax, email or snail mail completed application. (fax: 617-266-1601, address: 565 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116) Email questions, cover letters and resumes to: Rolling deadline, positions year-round.

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Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


This is a Intern position.



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Evelyn Francis