Downloadable Fellowship Description

Department: Administrative
Office: Seasonal, unpaid full-time fellowship
Location: Breckenridge, CO

The National Repertory Orchestra offers experiential learning on the ins and outs of an orchestra and a thriving career in the Arts!  Spend a summer with our artistically minded team in Breckenridge, CO and build your on-the-ground, professional experience.

The Marketing Fellow plays a crucial role in furthering the organization’s mission, building new audiences, meeting ticket revenue goals, and creating the best opportunities for patrons to learn about the NRO, attend concerts and boost their experience.

An ideal candidate is personable, creative, has exceptional communication skills and enjoys storytelling through a variety of platforms.  Networking and building relationships with media teams, public relations firms and graphic designers is a priority for the position.

This person can expect to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the fellowship having gained a broad understanding of non-profit arts operations and marketing. Based out of the administrative offices, the Marketing Fellow will report to the Director of Marketing and will work closely with the CEO, Director of Operations, Director of Development, Director of Finance, the Marketing and Photography Fellow and other staff.

Why You Will Love the NRO:
The NRO is an inclusive organization dedicated to teamwork and a highly communicative atmosphere. This professional workplace encourages interaction, synergy, positive feedback, and goal-oriented individuals, all working together to enhance the future of classical music and the Arts.

Our vision is to break barriers between education, performance, and community to develop 21st-century musicians!

What You Will Do:

  • Assist with consistent messaging campaigns that successfully grow audiences and increase ticket sales
  • Write educational and engaging content for concert audience interaction via LiveNote and the NRO App
  • Work in partnership with the Marketing and Photography fellow managing digital outlets and content for social media channels, website, blogs, e-newsletters and bulk e-blasts, alumni spotlights, and musician features
  • Develop and distribute marketing materials like event signage, weekly posters, flyers, and incentive communication pieces
  • Coordinate, schedule and manage volunteers for open rehearsals and other special events
  • Assist in audience, musician and fellowship development and satisfaction surveys with data/testimonial compilation for NRO Impact and Annual Reports
  • Attend concerts, runouts and special events representing the NRO and provide guest interaction tools via handouts, app information and on-site storytelling
  • Help coordinate special events, outreach, and community engagement events, including but not limited to set-up and tear-down
  • Prepare mid and post-season surveys for musicians, staff, and fellows
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidate Profile:

  • Knowledge and passion for classical music and the Arts
  • Able to read music and develop program fun facts and stories for an interactive concert experience
  • Attention to detail with a knack for storytelling and an eye for audience satisfaction
  • Personable with positive attitude with go-getter qualities
  • Excellent writing and computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Can work creatively, independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of photography and an understanding or willingness to learn basic website content management tools along with graphic design and marketing platforms
  • Must be able to supply your own computer


  • FREE employee/fellowship housing in Breckenridge
  • Weekly food stipend

Your Time in Breckenridge:
The fellowship will begin on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, with the last working day on Thursday, August 18, 2022.
Breckenridge Arrival: Monday, June 6, 2022 / Breckenridge Departure: Friday, August 19, 2022

How to Apply:
Prepare a one-page resume along with a cover letter or a portfolio of your work and a list of at least three references complete with their contact information and relationship to you.  Send to by Friday, February 4, 2022, at 5:00 PM, MST. Please type “Marketing Fellow” in the subject line.

The National Repertory Orchestra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and celebrates our employees’ differences, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, ability, or Veteran status.