Music Festival Intern (Spanish Speaking Required)

Role Description

The SXSW Music Department is seeking one intern to assist the booking staff with day-to-day operations, artist advancement and data entry. Additional assistance with music-related projects may be required. This position will provide hands-on experience in the production of a large-scale music festival.

Responsibilities for this position include

    What you will learn:

  • How things are planned and operated within the Music Festival
  • How to communicate with artists on a wide scale of topics
  • How to use various software specific to our operations
  • How travel visas apply to our festival
  • Candidates should:

  • Have excellent communication skills in Spanish (phone, email and conversation / Required)
  • Possess a love of music and an open mind to different genres
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Have experience using FileMaker Pro (not required)
  • Be interested in event planning and logistics
  • Have great organizational skills


This position runs November 2018 – March 2019. A time commitment of 10-20 hours a week with increased availability during SXSW, March 11-17, 2019 is required.

Application instructions

  • Submit resume and cover letter to the SXSW internship department
  • Cover letter must include "Why you think an internship at SXSW would benefit you
  • Applicants can apply for up to 3 internships
  • Include top 3 choices order of preference in cover letter and body of submission email
  • Include any additional information required by the specific internship

To apply, send resumes/CVs to