Details about the internship and the venue follow; you can learn more about the Pub by exploring the website. Drop me a line at the email below if you'd like to interview and you can feel free to ask questions (or make harmless snarky remarks) here. I'll bump occasionally if I still need the help.
Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater in New York City is seeking a press intern beginning December 2006 or shortly thereafter. Duties include structuring our weekly e-blast, fact-checking the website and all communiqués, compiling press summaries, exploring new venues and gathering contact information for members of the press, managing artist’s promotional material, working one-on-one with artists as a stage manager, creating advertisements, maintaining the venue’s MySpace site and many other small, detail-oriented tasks.
Ideal candidate would be fascinated with all sorts of music and be interested in pursuing work in the music industry; be internet savvy and fairly proficient with basic computer tasks and MS Office. Quark and/or Photoshop experience a plus, but not necessary. Fifteen to twenty-five hours (three to five days a week) required, hours preferably noon to five.
There is no stipend but college credit is available in addition to great on-the-job benefits (free CD’s, free access to all shows at the Pub and The Public Theater, free drinks), prime experience in a friendly office and excellent references/opportunities.
Contact John Seroff at jseroff @ publictheater.org to inquire further; please put PRESS INTERN APPLICATION as the subject line of your email.
Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists.With impeccable sound and lights, the warm and intimate candlelit atmosphere of Joe's Pub is filled with plush velvet couches, softly glowing lucite tables and gorgeously understated architecture. Joe’s Pub is open seven days a week, regularly hosting as many as three shows a day. Dinner and drink service is available during every performance; the venue offers a classic Italian dinner menu and a fully stocked bar.Bill Bragin, the Pub’s director, was recently included in a list of Time Out’s most essential New Yorkers (as “Most Essential Booker”); the Village Voice voted Joe’s Pub “Best Excuse to Let a Single Venue Dictate Your Taste”; Newsweek calls Joe's Pub "one of the country's best small stages" and New York Magazine raves “you never know what you’ll find next at Joe’s Pub, but you can count on the fact that it will be good, very good."In addition to presenting international stars, Joe’s Pub has also developed a strong reputation for showcasing up-and-coming musicians and nurturing New York City-based emerging artists from a variety of disciplines. In 2005 alone, this not-for-profit performance space provided a home for the very best in pop and rock, both classic (Lesley Gore, Elvis Costello, Dion) and new (Feist, Liz Phair, Calexico); cabaret (Lillias White, Kiki and Herb, John Cameron Mitchell); world music (Konono No. 1, Amadou and Mariam, Anoushka Shankar); country and Americana (Neko Case, Del McCoury, Marty Stuart); jazz (Wallace Roney, Don Byron, The Bad Plus); rhythm and blues (Goapele, Maxine Brown, Bettye LaVette) and the stars of Broadway (Avenue Q's John Tartaglia, Donna McKechnie, Billy Porter).Over the course of the past eight years, the Pub has hosted literally thousands of artists from every imaginable discipline; including David Byrne, Richard Thompson, Sandra Bernhard, Harvey Fierstein, Dolly Parton, Ute Lemper, Mos Def, Eartha Kitt, Ryuchi Sakamoto, Aimee Mann, Kronos Quartet, Alicia Keys, David Grey, Isaac Mizrahi, They Might Be Giants, Norah Jones, Karen Black, Joss Stone, Diamanda Galas, Youssou N’Dour, Audra McDonald, Sarah Silverman, Bebel Gilberto, Macy Gray, Alice Coltrane, Angelique Kidjo, Mort Sahl, Oscar Brown Jr, Al Franken, Antony and the Johnsons and Emmylou Harris, to name but a few.
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