Business/Administrative Internship || Chicago Fringe Festival

Submitted by acauley on Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:51am


The Business/Administrative Intern will work with the many and varied business and financial aspects of running the Chicago Fringe Festival (August 30 – September 3, 2018). This will include, but is not limited to, organizing artist paperwork, assisting with volunteer training preparation, tallying daily figures, setting up specific aspects of special events during the Festival, tracking the Festival budget and reconciling artist payout information. This position will report to the Managing Director. This position will work closely with the Artist Relations department, the Box Office Manager, the Production Manager and the Volunteer Coordinator.

Time Commitment:

This position runs from June 2018 – October 2018. For a breakdown of hours, please see below:

  • ●  June-July 2018 – Up to five hours/week

  • ●  August 2018 – Up to ten hours/week as Festival approaches, possibly more once load-in begins

  • ●  September 2018 – Full-time during the Festival, especially evenings; approximately twenty hours in the two weeks post-festival

Skills & Qualifications: 


Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


●  Currently receiving or recently received a college degree


●  A desire to work with a non-profit organization

●  Good communication and teamwork skills


●  Curiosity, determination, and passion for all things Fringe


●  A sense of humor and the ability to stay calm under pressure


●  Flexible availability

●  Comfortable working with/around children

●  Money handling experience

●  Fluency in English (writing and speaking)


●  Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office programs (including Excel and Word), and willingness to learn new programs


●  General knowledge of QuickBooks, Square and PayPal (preferred but not required) 

To Apply: 

Please email your resume and cover letter to

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Hannah Baker
Contact Email: