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Footlights Seeks Sales Support/Venue Relations Intern

Footlights Seeks Sales Support/Venue Relations Intern

Job Title: 
Sales Support/Venue Relations Intern

Reports To:
Sales Manager & Venue Relations Manager

Job Responsibilities: 
Assist in management of company Google Drive master account. Creator of ad sign-up sheets and sales sheets

Assist AE’s in all aspects of the sales process, from creating proposals to completing administration paperwork to collecting and proofing artwork

Assist in sales follow-up activities, including sample organization and distribution

Help develop lists of qualified leads for AE action

Develop and prepare compelling and creative advertising packages and marketing/sales presentation materials via InDesign and Photoshop

Create and replenish all selling tools and sales material

Be proactive in analyzing future insert and issue publication and inform staff of the status compared to goals

Work closely with the production department to help manage/communicate deadline and collect artwork.

Data entry and content management on the Footlights.com website, utilizing CMS platform Umbraco to upload local performing arts events

Provide customer service to performing arts clients, and make them aware of new products and services

Assist in the planning and execution of event geared towards performing arts clients, including the Footlights People’s Choice Awards

Assist with other general daily tasks as assigned

Desired Qualifications:
Received or pursuing a bachelor or associates degree in business, theatre, arts administration, or other related field OR having relevant experience

College students are encouraged to apply, however candidates must be able/willing to commit to the position through the end of the school year

Basic content management system experience preferred

Basic understanding of social media encouraged

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and InDesign

Strong attention to detail

Ability to work deadlines

Creative attitude and mindset

Self-reliant and able to work independently, as well as on a team

A love and appreciation for the performing arts

Benefits/Compensation

We are seeking someone willing to commit 15-20 hours per week, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours will be flexible based upon our needs each week and the selected candidate’s availability. Internship hours will be conducted onsite, at our offices in Waukesha.

Benefits include a casual work environment, free parking and coffee, and FREE TICKETS to a variety of performing arts events in Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.

This is a paid internship. Compensation rate is $9.00/hr.

To apply, please send Ryan Albrechtson a resume and cover letter at ralbrechtson@footlights.com, with the subject line “Sales Support/Venue Relations Internship”

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