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Job Title: Internship
Reports to: Operations and Personnel Manager


This internship is an ideal position for those interested in exploring a position in an orchestra and/or nonprofit, specifically orchestra operations setting. The Intern will work closely with all APO staff and provide support. My duties include working on concert days and rehearsals to assist the operations manager with orchestra needs, as well as with the Abilene Youth Orchestra. Clerical work will also be required.


Essential Functions:

  • Concert and event duties.
  • Assists with Box Office matters.
  • Sorts/distributes mail.
  • Assists with bulk mailers.
  • Copies documents.
  • Filing and data entry.
  • Run errands.

Other Functions:

  • Projects as assigned by Marketing, Development, or Production departments. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: High school diploma or GED.

Must have reliable transportation. Mileage reimbursement is available if needed.

Experience: Previous experience in an office setting is preferred.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of standard office practices. Excellent customer service skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and take initiative when appropriate. Writing/proofreading skills and an understanding of the English language (both written and oral) are required. Ability to use standard office equipment such as copy machines, multi- line telephones, fax machines, and personal computers. Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite. Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs. Must be able to handle all aspects of the position in a positive, professional, timely, and efficient manner. Ability to interact in social settings and varied situations. Music background a plus, but not required.

Hours: 10 hours per week minimum.

Wage: $10 an hour; College credit negotiable.

Additional information: Required to work occasional evenings and weekends for concerts/events.


Send Resumes to:
Abilene Philharmonic Association
Attention: Drew Young, Operation Manager
1102 North 3rd St, Suite C. Abilene, TX 79601
325.677.1299 operations@abilenephilharmonic.org 325.677.6710
Applications are currently being accepted until the position is filled. Start date available immediately.