The International Association of Blacks in Dance, Inc.
April 11, 2018
Part Time - Internship
Administration, Artist Management, Artist Services
The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) offers a unique opportunity and experience to assist with the development and growth of this one-of-a-kind service organization. IABD seeks qualified undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in gaining Arts Administration experience.
Fellowships/Internships are currently available in these areas of concentration: Development, Marketing, General Management, Special Events, Archives. Participants will get a broad view of the overall workings of the organization through their involvement with various special projects and day-to-day operations assignments. These individuals will work directly with the President/CEO and IABD Team Directors. Fellows/Interns will also interface with the staff of the Dance Institute of Washington.
• Complete special projects for the President/CEO and IABD Team Directors
• Create and Update written materials and forms
• Assist staff with day-to-day operations, including: helping to prepare for meetings, assisting with special events, proofreading emails, web copy and updates, organizing archival material, creating memos and flyers to help advertise programming.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Superb attention to detail and time management skills
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Office and general internet proficiency
• Ability to act responsibly, reliably, and efficiently within an office environment
• Interest in working in the dance, music, theater, or performing arts industry
• Possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
• Have completed at least one year of college
• College credit is available as arranged by your college or university. Fellowships are offered for 8-12 months. Internships are offered for semester, full-year and summer sessions.
Additional Salary Information: Paid [Fellow] and Non-Paid [Intern] Opportunities
About The International Association of Blacks in Dance, Inc.
The International Association of Blacks in Dance preserves and promotes dance by people of African ancestry or origin, and assists and increases opportunities for artists in advocacy, audience development, education, funding, networking, performance, philosophical dialogue, and touring.
IABD has become the Mecca for Blacks in Dance such as administrators, artists,choreographers,dance companies, directors, educators, scholars, and those interested in artistry, black dance issues, and performance presentations. The Association, founded in 1991, provides a network, formal newsletters, choreographers directory, published papers and is the raison d’être for the annual conference. The Association also responds to and initiates dialogue around issues that impact the Black Dance Community as well as the Dance community at large. IABD has developed national prominence and allowed the Black Dance Community to come together on issues important to them.