Lyric Opera of Chicago

Ryan Opera Center Internship

Time Commitment: 3–4 days per week
Season: February–June 2014

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Administration
• Assist in the processing of applications and requests for information for the national preliminary auditions including preparing materials for auditions, data entry, and processing large mailings of results.
• Assist in updating the Opera Center daily schedule during the summer.
• Assist with arrangements for the final auditions to be held in September.
• Assist with preparations for Ryan Opera Center Board Meetings.
• Assist in maintaining Ryan Opera Center files for concerts, recitals, invoices, auditions, and various marketing materials.
• Other clerical duties as assigned.

Production
• Assist in coordinating various aspects of Ryan Opera Center productions
• Assist in troubleshooting at auditions, rehearsals and performances

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Successful applicants should have a working knowledge of Windows based applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and other database applications. He or she should be a self-starter and have a genuine interest in the production and administration of the arts. Candidates should demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills (including attention to detail), have a working knowledge of music, and some experience in an office environment.