Marketing Intern

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee Rep is the largest performing arts organization in Wisconsin in terms of audiences served and one of the largest professional theaters in the country. Each year, The Rep welcomes up to 275,000 people at nearly 700 performances of 15 productions ranging from compelling dramas, powerful classics, new plays and full-scale musicals in its three unique performance venues – the Quadracci Powerhouse, Stiemke Studio and Stackner Cabaret. For over 65 years, The Rep has gained a national reputation as an incubator of new work, an agent of community change and a forward-thinking provider of vital arts education programs. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Mark Clements and Executive Director Chad Bauman, Milwaukee Repertory Theater ignites positive change in the cultural, social, and economic vitality of its community by creating worldclass theater experiences that entertain, provoke, and inspire meaningful dialogue among an audience representative of Milwaukee’s rich diversity.

Position Details

Marketing Intern
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The Rep’s Marketing Department is offering administrative internships for college students and recent graduates who are pursuing careers in professional theater, marketing or non-profit administration. Interns work directly with the Marketing Team, assisting with special projects and day-to-day activities that support The Rep. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about marketing for a major regional theater company. Semester-long or full season positions are available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research potential partners for cross promotion
  • Research and plan new ways to connect with relevant communities
  • Assist in planning and staffing Audience Development events
  • Assist in researching new/emerging advertising opportunities
  • Create and update various marketing contact databases and other data entry projects
  • Distribution of printed materials
  • Assist with writing and proofreading print and electronic marketing materials
  • Opportunities for additional projects based on interest and experience
  • General office support
  • Other special projects and duties as assigned
  • Interest in arts administration, particularly marketing and public relations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • A self-starter with attention to detailand ability to multi-task
  • Sense of humor and ability to brainstorm out of the box ideas
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint 
  • Experience with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

This is an unpaid internship position that can be used for college credit if requested. Interns will receive complimentary tickets to Milwaukee Rep productions throughout the duration of the internship.

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