Jacob’s Pillow Program Apprentice/Assistant to the Directors

This is a new position that will begin as an apprenticeship in September 2017. After a three-month evaluation a decision will be made regarding whether or not the position will shift to permanent with benefits as of January 1, 2018. Apprentices are paid weekly salaries of $500/week, provided with onsite shared housing, and must have access to their own transportation. The ideal individual possesses initiative, a collaborative spirit, and excellent administrative skills including strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate professionally and sensitively with a wide-range of diverse contacts including artists, intern and apprentice applicants, Pillow staff, and the Board of Trustees, and the ability to handle and assimilate multiple projects of varying natures. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly motivated, service-oriented, and who works in a self-directed manner. A strong knowledge and passion for dance specifically and arts administration generally is required. Familiarity with a festival-paced environment, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, and the Berkshire community are a plus.