Arts Administration Fellow

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) is in search of an Arts Administration Fellow to work and learn under the MSMT senior staff during the post season of the 2023 Season. This position is temporary and supervised by the

Development Director with the majority of tasks in the Development Department.  The Arts Administration Fellow will also assist other MSMT senior staff with other ongoing projects.  This position is perfect for a student or professional returning to work.


TO APPLY Please submit materials to which includes a cover letter, employment resume, and 3 contact references which include their phone and email address. We do not accept written references.  Please post

“Administrative Fellow” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.


Essential functions include (but are not limited to):


  • Assist the Artistic Director with projects as needed
  • Assist with acknowledgment of donations and appeals to patrons
  • Assist with the digitization of records and maintenance of the company calendar
  • Serve as part of the setup team for MSMT Events
  • Welcome guests to the Administrative Office and Creative Studios


Preferred candidates will have:

  • High School diploma
  • Expert attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent computer/technology skills, especially in Google Suite, Word, Excel, and social media platforms
  • Superior organizational, interpersonal, time management, multi-tasking, problem solving, and communication skills
  • Driver’s License preferred; consistent access to transportation to/from work
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, energized, and quickly changing environment
  • Able to work independently and as a team player
  • Have a friendly, warm, positive, respectful, and professional attitude
  • Promote a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful working environment


Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting, standing, bending, kneeling, walking, and climbing


Work Week and Hours

  • 9:00 to 5:00, Monday – Friday.  Weekend days as agreed
  • Hour’s negotiable


  • $18.00 an hour
  • This is a non-exempt hourly position


Start Date

  • ASAP – September 8


About Maine State Music Theatre

Founded in 1959 by Victoria Crandall, Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) is a not-for-profit summer stock performing arts organization based in Brunswick, Maine.  MSMT is committed to presenting high-quality

theatrical productions which include 4 fully staged musicals, 3 concerts, 3 productions of Theatre for Young Audiences, offsite concerts, fundraisers, and co-productions with other theatres.  MSMT is a strong economic

driver for the Mid Coast Maine region and employs up to 200 artists, technicians, musicians, administrative personnel, and actors each summer season.


Mission Statement

To enrich lives through musical theatre.


Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are core values at MSMT.  We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all employees.  We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions.


MSMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.  MSMT is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunities for all employees and to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at MSMT are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications without regard to race and color; religion or belief;  national, social or ethnic origin; age; disability; sex, gender/gender identity, transgender status; marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status; past or present military service; family or parental status; pregnancy; family medical history or genetic information; political persuasion and/or belief; or status as a whistleblower in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and local laws.  MSMT will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

All persons are encouraged to apply.

MSMT is Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer