As the visionaries behind Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, Colossal Clusterfest, and Lost Lake, the Superfly team is a creative and dedicated group of storytellers, content creators, strategists, and experience builders. Our Superfly Internship Program provides an invaluable hands-on experience for those who want to work alongside a passionate group in a creative, fast-paced, and innovative atmosphere. Forget about coffee runs -- our interns learn the ins and outs of business development, influencer marketing, sponsorship, communications, brand marketing, programming, and more.
The Spring internship cycle takes place from January - June 2018.
*Full-time interns preferred*
About our Internship Program:
This is an unpaid educational internship. As an intern, you’ll gain experience unparalleled in the classroom. We provide interns with the opportunity to learn and develop new skills while gaining a deeper understanding of concepts through hands-on application. Working closely with their supervisor, interns explore their career field of interest, acquire new skills, and develop transferrable skills.
Each intern reports to a Superfly employee who provides hands-on training, oversight, and mentorship. Your internship benefits include gaining experience unparalleled in the classroom, exploration in a career field of interest, acquiring new skills and developing transferable skills for resume building, and establishing vital career networks and mentors.
*Each student must be eligible to receive college credit for any internship at Superfly*
As a Superfly intern, you'll learn and be a part of:
Your strengths/experience/interests include:
Our Spring 2018 Internships will include opportunities on the following teams in NYC:
Accounting - Our Finance & Accounting team prepares reports that summarize and forecast Superfly’s business activities and financial positions. We’re looking for an intern to work closely with the team in collecting and analyzing financial information, organizing documents, and conducting research. Our ideal intern is an accounting major who is extremely detail-oriented with the ability to investigate and resolve issues, excel proficient, analytical, and possesses excellent communication skills.
Agency | Client Services - Our Client Services team is made up of relationship builders who manage day-to-day communication and workflow for brands, and are responsible for brand activations and sponsorships management at Superfly's festivals. This team drives day-to-day communication, project management, and workflow for Superfly festivals and clients, working with internal teams, clients, vendors, and sponsors as needed to ensure activations are executed smoothly. This intern will learn about everything that goes into a client activation, from ideation to execution. Interest in a career within the marketing industry is a plus!
Agency | Social & Influencer Marketing - There's no I in Superfly, and an internship with this team will mean just that -- you'll learn how we execute social/digital and influencer campaigns across multiple departments here at Superfly. This intern will work closely with both the Client Services and Influencer Relation teams and will contribute in all aspects of project execution, including creative development (brainstorms!), influencer research/vetting, and campaign reporting/evaluation. You'll also learn the ins-and-outs of activating influencer talent across both agency and festival programs. We're excel wizards, culture nerds, and social media experts...so if you can relate - you might be the perfect intern to work with our team. Interest in a career within the marketing industry and knowledge of social/digital & influencer marketing disciplines is a plus!
Agency | Sponsorships - Our Client Services - Sponsorships team is responsible for brand activations and sponsorships management at Superfly's festivals. This team drives day-to-day communication, project management, and workflow for Superfly festival clients, working with internal teams, clients, and sponsors as needed to ensure on-site activations are executed smoothly. This intern will learn about everything that goes into a sponsor activation, from ideation to execution. As the Sponsorship Intern, your responsibilities will include, but won't be limited to, industry and trend research, sponsor impressions tracking and monitoring, and organizing departmental documents. Interest in a career within the marketing and events industry is a plus!
Marketing - Our Brand Marketing team focuses on the creative and strategic integrated marketing initiatives for Superfly and it’s properties, including Bonnaroo, Outside Lands, and Cocktail Magic. This intern will review and help to create print and digital marketing materials, ensure websites are up-to-date and consistent, conduct research on creative marketing strategies, manage event image libraries, and maintain announcement schedules and timelines. Our ideal candidate is a marketing major with an interest in live events and festivals who is proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop & Illustrator), and possesses knowledge of file types, FTP sites, and website content entry.
Business Development & Creative Strategy - Our Business Development team is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with the many brands that look to Superfly to help them impact culture. Our team is responsible for starting these conversations, brainstorming creative execution ideas, and vetting all opportunities for both agency and festival partnerships. The Business Development intern must be an excellent researcher, a creative thinker, and a super organized team member willing to go the extra mile. This intern’s main responsibilities will include assisting with concept ideation, taking notes in team meetings, and organizing materials for client pitches. This intern will also work closely with our Agency’s Creative Strategy team in developing client deliverables for active business. Ideal candidates would be immersed in the world of creative brands, with major bonus points for interest in sales, marketing, partnerships, and of course, music and music festivals!
Communications - Our Communications team manages Superfly’s media relations using strategic communication. The Communications intern will assist in coordinating PR opportunities through prep and scheduling, draft pitches, monitor media and social for coverage relevant to Superfly, coordinate development of internal and external company communications, and create targeted media lists. We’re looking for PR or Communications majors with a passion for writing and building relationships.
Corporate Development - Our Corporate Development Team focuses on exploring and evaluating new business opportunities beyond our traditional music festivals from their early stages to being green-lit. The Corporate Development intern will support the evaluation of new business opportunities by assisting to create and evaluate market research techniques and strategies to better inform the Superfly Corporate Development Team of advantages and disadvantages of pursuing different markets. Responsibilities include assisting in development project coordination, market research, research of new business opportunities, networking management including creation of one-sheets and brand overviews, as well as providing overall support to the Corporate Development department. Our ideal candidate has a business background with strong research capabilities, excellent verbal and written skills, strong financial modeling knowledge and skills, excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and strong attention to detail.
Creative Production - Our Creative Production team ideates and executes visual, culinary, and non-music programming (think: magic, theater, comedy) initiatives and more for Superfly events, working with internal teams and outside vendors to create and enhance the experience. This intern's duties will range from creating and updating visual mood boards to updating our database of artistic references and inspirations to assisting the team with on-site on projects including art installations, theater, photo documentation, and more. Interest and knowledge of arts and theater is a plus!
Event Production & Operations - The Event Production team is responsible for building our stages, including rigging, sound, backline, video, lighting, aesthetics and more. This team seeks out and negotiates deals with production vendors and hires all managing on-site staff related to Production and Artist Relations. The Event Production team is a part of Superfly’s Event Operations department and works closely with the entire Event Operations team at our festivals. The Event Operations team is responsible for building our events from the ground up. Our Event Operations team focuses on everything that is not on the event stage; for example: designing the event layout, seeking out and negotiating deals with equipment and service providers (tents, security, etc.), hiring and managing on-site staff and making sure that all utilities are available to fans on site (bathrooms, water, etc).
People & Culture - Our People & Culture team consists of our office management and human resources teams. We work hard behind the scenes to make sure our team is fully staffed and fully stocked! Not only do we ensure the snacks are on point and office functions are running smoothly every day, but we focus on employer branding and maintaining a great company culture to help make Superfly an awesome place to work. Our ideal intern has an interest in business operations, organizational development, and/or human resources and a fascination with working with a diverse group of quirky, creative people. This intern will be involved in a variety of functions, including recruitment, strategic workplace research, office administration, and employee hospitality.
Please indicate the team(s) you're interested in applying to intern with when you submit your application.