NCPC seeks an ambitious, self-motivated student with a strong interest in arts administration for a professional internship opportunity. This is an unpaid position and carries a commitment of six months (can be extended if desired), and requires 10-15 virtual/remote hours per week. We welcome all applications, however, preference will be given to those students applying for college credit.
North Carolina Presenters Consortium is a not-for-profit membership association comprising professional performing arts presenting organizations, agents, managers, performing artists, service organizations, and vendors from NC and beyond who share the mission of bringing artists and audiences together. NCPC is a member-based resource network, forged in a spirit of non-competitive cooperation and dedicated to enhancing the availability, quality, variety, and affordability of professional touring arts and entertainment attractions presented throughout the state.
The NCPC Intern will need to be able to attend the events included below as part of their internship experience:
ANNUAL MEETING (June 11-14th, 2023) in Wilmington, NC
NCPC's Annual Meeting is held in mid-June each year, alternating between mountain and coastal locations; 2023's meeting will be hosted by Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington. The three-day meeting focuses on professional development and networking, with a variety of sessions dedicated to guest speakers, workshops, forums, and round tables addressing a host of member-requested topics. In addition, it includes the annual business meeting, artist and agent pitches, and plenty of opportunities for less structured networking and socializing. The meeting is open to all member categories and provides the largest amount of Facetime for artists and agents to meet with presenters and cultivate valuable relationships.
ARTSMARKET (November 5-8th, 2023) in Durham, NC
ArtsMarket is a widely respected performing arts showcase conference that attracts upwards of 500 delegates from the southeastern United States and beyond. Usually held in Durham, NC, over three days, it features an average of three dozen live showcase performances at the Carolina Theatre and 130 exhibit booths at the Durham Convention Center, as well as an opening reception, new colleague and professional development sessions, and countless networking opportunities.
This position will most likely work in many areas and with various NCPC staff and/or Board members. The work ethic at NCPC is to take on whatever tasks are needed. Our ideal intern candidate should have some proficiency in the following areas:
To be eligible to become an NCPC Intern:
If you are an interested and eligible candidate, please email your cover letter and resume to Cathy Gouge at email@example.com or call 828-949-4099 Ext. 1 for more information. Note: While we thank everyone for applying, only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.