Sales Support/Venue Relations Intern

Marcus Promotions/Footlights

Marcus Promotions, Inc. is the proud publisher of Footlights Performing Arts Magazine and – serving the performing arts communities of Milwaukee, Chicago, and Madison for almost 30 years. We’re also the publisher of The Official Summerfest Guide, The Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance Classic Auto Show Souvenir Book, Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward Guide, and more!

We are also the producers of the Footlights People's Choice Awards - a celebration of the performing arts in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

Position Details

Sales Support/Venue Relations Intern
Southeast Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI

We’re seeking an outgoing, hard-working, arts loving intern to join our team at Footlights!

  • Assist in management of company Google Drive master account.
  • Creator of ad sign-up sheets and sales sheets
  • Assist AE’s in all aspects of the sales process, from creating proposals to completing administration paperwork to collecting and proofing artwork
  • Assist in sales follow-up activities, including sample organization and distribution
  • Help develop lists of qualified leads for AE action Develop and prepare compelling and creative advertising packages and marketing/sales presentation materials via InDesign and Photoshop
  • Create and replenish all selling tools and sales material
  • Be proactive in analyzing future insert and issue publication and inform staff of the status compared to goals
  • Work closely with the production department to help manage/communicate deadline and collect artwork
  • Data entry and content management on the website, utilizing CMS platform Umbraco to upload local performing arts events
  • Provide customer service to performing arts clients, and make them aware of new products and services
  • Assist in the planning and execution of event geared towards performing arts clients, including the Footlights People’s Choice Awards
  • Assist with other general daily tasks as assigned
  • Received or pursuing a bachelor or associates degree in business, theatre, arts administration, or other related field OR having relevant experience
  • Basic content management system experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of social media encouraged
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and InDesign
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work deadlines
  • Creative attitude and mindset
  • Self-reliant and able to work independently, as well as on a team
  • A love and appreciation for the performing arts
  • 15-20 hours per week at $9/hour
  • Free tickets to a wide variety of performing arts events in Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and surrounding areas
  • Frequent team-building events to make connections and refresh
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Headquarters is a casual, pet-friendly, open-concept work environment featuring large workspaces, leisure activities such as ping-pong and pool, onsite parking, and a friendly staff
  • Small company makes all employees a part of the decision making process, an open-communication style that makes your opinions count

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