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Portland Jazz Festival Internship

Portland Jazz Festival Internship Program

General Description: The Portland Jazz Festival is seeking an intern for the 2009 Festival.

Qualified candidates should be highly organized, have the ability to multitask, prioritize, and work independently. Fluency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Access, and Word, as well as general computer knowledge is necessary. Specific tasks in support of our small staff include answering phones, information databasing, ticketing, customer service, and general office administration. In addition to this there are opportunities to gain experience in non-profit organization, sponsorship, event management, and music performance production. Other specific duties during festival events will include support of the artists, guests, and other festival staff.

The Festival is February 13-22, 2009 and the position is available from now through February 2009. A commitment of 15 hours per week plus the two weeks of the Festival is expected. Our scheduling is flexible and we have a causal office. There is a small monthly stipend.

This rewarding position is not only for jazz enthusiasts, but anyone who has a desire to work with a cultural urban experience. The Portland Jazz Festival offers a unique opportunity to develop your skills, acquire new ones, and challenge yourself within a vibrant arts community.

Please include a resume and brief statement expressing your interest, skills, and goals. The position is open until filled.


For questions or to submit your application, please contact:

Brad Nelson Operations Director Portland Jazz Festival 133 SW Second Ave, Suite 420 Portland, OR 97204

[email protected]

For more information on the Portland Jazz Festival: www.pdxjazz.com


Brad Nelson --- Operations Director Alaska Airlines Portland Jazz Festival | February 13 – 22, 2009

PDX Jazz | Portland, Oregon 503-228-5299 | www.pdxjazz.com [email protected]