We are now accepting applications for the following positions.
To Apply for a position: Email resume and cover letter to director@hoytartcenter.org.


Arts on the Riverwalk Summer Intern

Position Type: Fixed term contract.  20 hrs/wk.  12 weeks.

Salary Details:  $8/hr.  

Employment Period:  May 29- August 18.  September 8.

The event intern will provide support to the Arts on the Riverwalk festival hosted by Arts & Education at the Hoyt in downtown New Castle, September 8, 2018.  The role will involve a wide range of varying tasks working with event staff, committee and volunteers. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with internal and external communication to
    • Encourage participation from arts community
    • Generate ideal target audience
  • Creating and maintaining distribution lists for current and future use:
    • Artist Market
    • Short Film & Video Festival
    • Staged and Street Performance
    • People’s Choice Awards
    • Public Demonstrations/Workshops
    • Concession/Food Vendors
    • Target Audience
  • Assisting with program scheduling and logistics.
  • Assisting with pre-event promotion and community activities off-site.
    • Open Mic Nights
    • Event Booths
  • Assisting with event set up, administration and implementation of activities at the event
  • Proofreading documents and other materials as required.
  • Assisting with distribution and collection of evaluation materials (vendors and participants)
  • Various research projects to help improve festival operations in future


Time Commitment: The role will be filled during business hours, but some evening and weekend work will be required both on and off-site. 

Key Selection Criteria:  The intern must be at least 18 years of age and have:

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Confident phone manner, strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, to work independently and take direction as required
  • Ability to work under pressure and have flexibility, patience, and willingness to take on a range of tasks.
  • High level computer literacy, especially the Microsoft Office Suite.  Adobe Creative Suite a bonus.
  • Knowledge of and passion for the arts industry and interest in festivals in general.
  • Experience working for or studying events, festivals, music or arts
  • Attention to detail and a high level of commitment
  • Reliability and a mature, strong, work ethic
  • Current driver’s license and car

Transport: The successful applicant must be able to arrange their own transport to and from Arts & Education at the Hoyt, pre-event activities and the festival site.  A driver’s license and own car is essential.

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to  director@hoytartcenter.org

Applications due:  May 11, 2018.