Time Commitment: 14-20 hrs/week
Compensation: Paid Internship; Course credit available; $30 travel stipend per week

Through artistic excellence coupled with innovative, relevant programming; initiatives to connect with and grow new audiences; engagement with communities to ignite creativity across Chicago; and a modernized Opera House that is the setting for truly great experiences, Lyric is leading the advancement of opera. This collaborative vision will deliver ever more exciting, thought-provoking and inclusive audience and community experiences – while increasing the gravitational pull of our art form, our company, and our city.

Every year, Lyric Opera hosts a number of interns to enrich the opera house with new ideas and get the experience they are pursuing in their profession.  Throughout the internship period, interns will get the chance to meet other fellow interns with their supervisors to learn more about the Opera house, what goes behind the scenes, and how departments work collaboratively to provide a cultural service to the Chicago region and the nation.

Brief description of duties:

  • Analysis of post-performance survey results
  • Create marketing reports and KPI dashboards on multiple reporting platforms
  • Assist with the introduction of business intelligence tools (organization-wide)
  • Assist in testing and rollout of Tessitura Analytics (organization-wide)

Tools you’ll work with:

  • Advanced formulas in Microsoft Excel
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Data Studio
  • Microsoft Power BI (Data Visualization Software‎)
  • Tessitura (specifically, Tessitura Analytics)

Required skills:

  • Interest in analytics and data
  • Pursuing undergraduate studies in marketing, analytics, business, or related field preferred, not required
  • Interest in opera or the arts
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy is required, with an emphasis in Microsoft Excel and Google Drive
  • Experience with Survey Monkey or other survey software a plus
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Pay Range: Paid Internship; Course credit available; $30 travel stipend per week