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PWTF is Currently Seeking New Advisory Council Members

PWTF will celebrate the fifth annual festival in 2019 and is growing tremendously both programmatically and organizationally. We are seeking Advisory Council members interested in committee work, strategic planning, volunteering and shaping a vision of future sustainability. See the below guidelines and send a completed application to Christine Petrini at

PWTF Internship Program

General Management

The General Management Assistant position falls within the PWTF Internship Program and is designed to be a professional training opportunity in theatre arts management. The General Management Assistant reports directly to the Managing Director. This is a seasonal (spring/summer) position requiring approximately 10 hours of work per week (remotely), attendance at one or more staff meetings and on-site availability during the week of the festival (August 1 – 6, 2017) at Caplan Studio Theater. Duties will include assisting with departmental oversight; the drafting of contracts; data entry, research, and reporting on performance measurements; tracking festival expenses; communicating with venues and community partners; prepping for staff and advisory meetings, and other duties and assigned. Ideal candidates will possess a passion for creating opportunities for women in theatre, a love of learning, an entrepreneurial spirit, and excellent oral and written communication skills.


The Development intern will report to the Development Director. This is a seasonal (spring/summer) position requiring approximately 10 hours of work per week (remotely). Responsibilities will include performing research to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants; periodically preparing statistical analysis of donor habits; assisting in compiling, writing, and editing all grant applications and reports; assisting in the coordinating and maintaining the calendar of activities for grant proposals and report deadlines, special event mailings, annual appeal solicitations, and other development activities. Desired knowledge and skills include strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals; strong editing skills; attention to detail; ability to meet deadlines; knowledge of fundraising information sources; experience with proposal writing and institutional donors; knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies; and knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to with the name of the internship as the subject line. EOE M/F/D/V/SO