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Joburg City Theatres: Internships 2024 / 2025 New Application

Joburg City Theatres is excited to offer internship opportunities for individuals passionate about the arts and seeking valuable hands-on experience in a dynamic cultural environment. Our internship programs provide a platform for talented and enthusiastic individuals to gain practical insights into the various facets of theatre management, production, marketing, and administration.

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  • Theatre Management Intern: Gain exposure to the day-to-day operations of managing a theatre, including scheduling, logistics, and coordination of events.
  • Production Intern: Work closely with our production team to learn about the technical aspects of staging, lighting, sound, and set design.
  • Marketing and Public Relations Intern: Assist in promoting our events, managing social media platforms, and developing marketing strategies to attract diverse audiences.
  • Administration Intern: Contribute to the smooth functioning of our administrative processes, including finance, human resources, and general office management.
  • Enthusiasm for the performing arts and a strong interest in the cultural sector.
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a relevant degree program (Theatre Arts, Arts Administration, Marketing, Business Administration, etc.).
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and creative environment.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on Experience: Gain practical, real-world experience in the field of performing arts, working alongside seasoned professionals in theatre management, production, marketing, or administration.
  • Skill Development: Sharpen your skills in communication, organization, and problem-solving, while also acquiring specialized knowledge relevant to your chosen internship focus.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry experts, artists, and fellow interns, building a valuable network within the cultural sector.
  • Professional Development: Receive mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals, fostering your personal and professional growth.
  • Exposure to Diverse Artistic Forms: Immerse yourself in a variety of artistic expressions and cultural experiences, broadening your understanding of the performing arts landscape.
  • Resume Enhancement: Bolster your resume with a prestigious internship at Joburg City Theatres, demonstrating your commitment to the arts and your ability to thrive in a creative and collaborative environment.
  • Potential for Continued Engagement: Outstanding interns may be considered for future employment opportunities within Joburg City Theatres or recommended for positions in the broader arts and culture industry.
  • Flexible Work Environment: Experience a dynamic and flexible work environment that encourages creativity, innovation, and a passion for the arts.
  • Complimentary Access to Events: Enjoy complimentary or discounted access to Joburg City Theatres' productions and events, allowing you to immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural scene.
  • Cultural Enrichment: Contribute to the cultural development of Johannesburg and be part of a team dedicated to fostering artistic excellence and community engagement.
  1. Review Internship Positions: Carefully review the available internship positions (Theatre Management, Production, Marketing and Public Relations, Administration) and identify the one that aligns with your interests and career goals.
  2. Prepare Application Materials: Gather the following documents:
    • Resume: Highlighting your educational background, relevant experience, and skills.
    • Cover Letter: Clearly express your interest in the internship, specify the position you are applying for, and explain how your skills and passion align with the goals of Joburg City Theatres.
    • Portfolio or Work Samples (if applicable): Include any relevant work samples showcasing your skills and experiences.
  3. Compose an Email: Create a new email addressed to the specified email contact for applications.
  4. Subject Line: Clearly indicate the internship position you are applying for in the subject line. For example: "Application for Theatre Management Internship – [Your Full Name]."
  5. Email Content: In the body of the email, briefly introduce yourself and express your enthusiasm for the internship opportunity. Attach your resume, cover letter, and any work samples.
  6. Attach Documents: Attach the documents to the email. Ensure your attachments are clearly labeled with your name (e.g., "YourName_Resume.pdf").
  7. Submit Application: Send the email to the designated application email address provided in the internship announcement.
  8. Confirmation: Upon successful submission, you should receive an email confirmation acknowledging receipt of your application. If you don't receive confirmation within a reasonable timeframe, consider following up to ensure your application was received.
  9. Application Deadline: Be mindful of the specified application deadline. Late applications may not be considered, so submit your application well in advance.
  10. Interview Process: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Prepare for interviews by researching Joburg City Theatres and reflecting on how your skills align with the internship position.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Entertainment Providers
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 30, 2024
Valid through
February 5, 2028
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