Internship Opportunities

Visitor Relations & Educational Programming Internship

The Surf Ballroom & Museum is an event/concert venue and museum operating as a non-profit organization. Our purpose is to preserve, maintain and manage this historic facility as a center for cultural purposes in North Iowa.

Qualified candidates must be reliable self starters, have the ability to multi-task and adapt to new tasks quickly. Preferred candidates would be majoring in Marketing, Communications, Education, Public Relations or related field.

We are looking for a part-time person (10-15 hours per week) with the following qualities:
  ·Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization and planning skills;
  ·Exellent coordination skills, ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time, and be a problem-solver;

  ·Be proactive & detail oriented; and,
  ·Be sociable, enthusiastic, and a team player.

Candidates must also be willing and able to work weekends and perform the following duties:
  ·Visitor relations/customer service duties to include greeting visitors to the museum, selling merchandise in the Surf Ballroom gift shop;
  ·Assist Education Coordinator with group tours and summer programming;
  ·General office duties to include (but not limited to) email/scanning/mailing documents and images, as well as the ability to use computers, copiers and other basic office equipment;
  ·Ticket/Box Office Sales;
  ·Answering telephone calls; and,
  ·Concert/event duties as assigned to include admissions, ID check, beverage ticket sales, etc.

Interested candidates should mail or email resume and cover letter by May 15, 2013 to:
Laurie Lietz, Executive Director
Surf Ballroom & Museum
460 North Shore Drive
Clear Lake, IA  50428
Email: laurie@surfballroom.com
FAX: 641.357.6822