Parity Productions is seeking interns on a rolling basis.
About Parity Parity Productions the only New York theatre company that not only ensures we fill at least 50% of the creative roles on our own productions—directors, playwrights, and designers—with women and TGNC artists, but offers a slate of free advocacy programs to encourage the rest of the industry to do the same. Artistically, we develop and produce compelling new plays that give voice to individuals who rebel against their marginalized place in society. Parity Productions is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit theatre company formed in 2016 by international award-winning director Ludovica Villar-Hauser.
Requirements - Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited university or college. - Able to receive college credit. - Authorized to work in the US without restrictions or future sponsorship. - Able to work 20 hours a week (minimum 5 hour shifts) in Manhattan.
Compensation - Travel and meal reimbursements. - Tickets to Qualifying Productions as available.
Administrative Interns will work closely with senior staff to design and complete various research projects and outreach efforts related to all aspects of Parity’s work.
Intern Responsibilities - Regular data scrubbing and maintenance. - Assisting in company task management. - Updating office calendars. - Researching potential corporate and independent partnership opportunities. - Ensuring company compliance with employee/contractor/volunteer paperwork. - Requesting sales tax refunds from NYS. - Scanning and filing financial documents.
Required Skills - Self-motivated with excellent time management capabilities. - Excellent research and communication skills. Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “Admin Internship Application [NAME]”.
Advocacy interns will work with core team members to educate the industry about achieving hiring gender parity on production creative teams and will develop best practices for collaborating with other producers to advocate for NYC artists.
Intern Responsibilities - Creation of artist profiles for the Women and TGNC Artists Database. - Research and outreach for the Women and TGNC Artists Database and Qualifying Productions platforms. - Maintenance of both platforms. - Some graphic creation—experience with Adobe products a plus but not required. - Minimal website editing.
Required Skills - Self-motivated with excellent time management capabilities. - Excellent phone manner and interpersonal skills (comfortable contacting theatre producers/designers/playwrights).