Jobs and Internships

Jobs

Third Coast Festival is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity in the workplace.

NEW:
Third Coast is happy to announce a new staffing plan to help us meet the needs and interests of a growing listenership and maker community. We have filled the position for our new Artistic Associate. Maya Goldberg-Safir will work closely with the ED to present a vibrant array of programming and to market/publicize our efforts. In February we'll begin accepting applications for the new Manager of Operations.

Internships

Third Coast internships call for strong organization and communication skills, a deep interest in audio/listening culture, comfort with computers/relevant software and social networking maintenance, and a willingness to generate new ideas and work closely with a small team. Every internship involves lots of listening. [Extra Perk, our candy drawer!]

Please note - these are unpaid, Chicago-based positions. Interns will receive a $100/month travel stipend.

2017 THIRD COAST / RICHARD H. DRIEHAUS COMPETITION INTERN

May - August / Applications due March 10, 2017.

This intern assists the Third Coast staff with all aspects of the TC/RHDF Competition including promotion/marketing, entry organization and judging preparation. The TC/RHDF Competition intern has the opportunity to listen to and discuss the entire catalog of 2017 entries with Third Coast staff, and to gain listening and curating skills.

The Competition internship is 2 days/week in May and June, 3 days/week in July and August.

How to apply

Send the following to info@thirdcoastfestival.org as a single pdf, and please specify the internship you're applying for in the subject line:

  • Cover letter. This personal statement should be no more than one page and should explain why you're interested in this internship with Third Coast, and what you hope to get out of the experience. We'd also like to know a little more about you!
  • Résumé
  • Names and contact info for 2 references
  • Production sample, optional. Send us links to 2 pieces you’ve produced, along with a brief description of each track.

Questions about TCIAF jobs/internships? Just ask.