Synetic Theater is an excellent place to work, volunteer or intern alongside creative professionals. Below please find our opportunities.
Position Title: Development and Special Events Manager
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Reports to: Managing Director
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Development and Special Events Manager is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing all fundraising activities including annual giving, individual and membership campaigns, special projects and other related solicitations. The individual is also responsible for maintaining and tracking the Master Donation List and ensuring that the accounting of pledges and receipts are accounted for properly by a process of reconciliation with Accounting. The Manager works closely with the Marketing Manager to create publicity materials and manage donor communications. In addition, s/he is responsible for managing all aspects of special events process, including collaborating with subcontractors, venue identification, menu development, printing and designing materials, budget tracking, and measuring the outcome of events relative to donor cultivation.
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How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with “Development Manager – Your Name” in the subject line.
Ushers volunteer at performances to assist patrons with seating, concessions and other duties as assigned by the House Manager. Volunteer ushers are permitted a seat to see the performance provided that the show is not sold out. If you are interested in ushering with Synetic Theater, please contact the House Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org for training, availability and scheduling.
INTERN – Synetic is currently accepting applications for the following internships:
The Marketing Interns will assist the Marketing Manager with tasks such as: press list management and distribution of media materials, creation of marketing and communications collateral for print and web, assistant in the planning and execution of special events, and other duties as assigned.
-Team player, ability to exceed expectations, and a willingness to do so.
-An interest in the arts and theater.
-Self-starter, ability to work independently.
-Working knowledge of the social media accounts utilized by Synetic Theater.
-Creative Suite skills preferred.
Hours and Compensation:
-Minimum 2 days per week in Crystal City, VA
-Small stipend to cover transportation cost
Available beginning Winter 2017.
How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com, with “Marketing Intern – Your Name” in the subject line. Please include areas you are interested in increasing your skill set or learning about in your cover letter.
The Development Intern is responsible for executing development activities to cultivate individual, corporate, government and institutional donors, resulting in increased contributed income to Synetic Theater to support its mission and strategic plan. Gain insight into grant writing, funding research, donation processing and acknowledgement, and event management.
– Excellent writing skills
– Superb attention to detail
– A knowledge of D.C. philanthropic community preferred.
Hours and Compensation:
This is an unpaid position that requires a minimum 2 days per week in Crystal City.
A weekly stipend of $50 to cover transportation cost is available. College credit may be available depending upon school requirements.
To apply, email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Development Intern – Your Name” in Subject line. No phone calls please.
Synetic Theater often needs volunteers to help us with a wide variety of tasks around the administrative office and around town. Often times, we request help with:
-Data entry and filing
-Distributing brochures, posters and postcards to local coffee shops and libraries
-Working Synetic tables or booths at events
If you are interested in helping out, we’d love to have you on board! We often offer complimentary tickets to our performances as compensation for help.
Please send an e-mail to email@example.com and let us know your availability and any special skills or interests.