If you are a music lover looking to gain real-world experience working for an artist development
label, explore these internship opportunities. Many of our interns use our program as their college
externship, an invaluable resume booster, or simply to kickstart their careers in the music industry.
GKR offers a wide variety of projects (with complete supervision and training), including social
media, marketing, styling, choreography, accounting, booking & touring, talent scouting, event and
concert production, PR, graphic arts and much more. Most projects are completed remotely, which
means hours are flexible and interns can be located anywhere in the U.S.
All GKR Interns Staff and Executives fundraise in support of a Green Kite band. These fundraisers
strengthen the interns skills in leadership, organization, sales ability and communication. Full training
and support will be provided.
Our goal is to prepare hard-working, resourceful and entrepreneurial interns for their future careers,
and give them the confidence to know they will be successful in all of their future endeavors
MARKETING / PUBLIC RELATIONS/ ADVERTISING / SOCIAL MEDIA
Each of these professions are interactive and necessary to compliment and elevate each other.
CREATE MARKETING AND ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
Rebrand artist images
Book Interviews with Media
Promote Concerts, Events and Tours
Run your own Blog and manage social media platforms;
Create unique content
Create music videos and other advertising tools, take eye-catching photos, and more.
Write press releases, newsletters, biographies, media articles, etc.
SHOW MANAGEMENT & BOOKING
There are many facets to booking, which include booking tours and shows for a specific talent; representing a
specific event or venue and booking all talent; and booking multiple venues for a tour. And, to ensure that
everything runs as smoothly as possible and for your artists to look like a professional touring act, these skills
Research and book festivals, fairs, malls, schools, etc. for a tour or individual shows.
Training on how to manage backstage, stage transitions, and a tour route.
Co-produce events, tours and shows.
Manage an Intern Team and your artists.
Secure sponsors and other income to increase profitability.
Set an itinerary and manage a band on tour or backstage.
Learn the industry terminology.
MC events and concerts.
EVENT PLANNING, CONCERT PRODUCTIONS & FUNDRAISING
Working with other interns and instructed by seasoned event/concert specialists, interns will participate in
producing fundraisers, concerts and tours from the ground up. Hands on experience with every aspect of
production. Fundraising will also be executed on an individual basis to help improve soft skills, and is a
primary focus so interns learn how to succeed in their projects and assignments.
Research and book venues.
Create Plans and Action Lists to execute all the tasks required in any production.
Managing a team, staffing an event.
Time management and how to execute tasks, which include insurance, bookings, financials, sponsor
solicitations, talent coordination, promotional campaigns, etc.
Learn what to do when the unexpected happens.
PROJECT COORDINATION & BAND RELATIONS
Be a part of the Artist’s Team! Work directly with the artists and gain insight into all aspects of Artist
Management and Development.
Learn the terminology to gain respect from the artists, as well as industry VIPs.
Guide GKR artists through their assigned projects which are designed to help them navigate the music
Become a part of their decision-making process
Assist them with level-building tasks to elevate their professional standing in the industry, such as press
photos, merchandising, stage and tour management, etc.
GRAPHIC DESIGN, VIDEO PRODUCTION & WEB DESIGN
An advertiser’s best friend. You will learn how to utilize your talent/desire for artistic skills by pairing it with
a target market, an end goal, and proper content.
Design Event and Concert Flyers, Posters, Banners, Tutorials, Newsletters.
Conceptualize and design Album artwork, logos and Merch.
Website design – creation and execution.
Creation of music videos, other promotional videos and instructional tools for bands/artists/GKR.
This skill takes years to learn. We will train you on what most labels are seeking and what we, at GKR, feel is
valuable. We will do our best to squeeze this learning process into the time you are with us.
Research bands/artists of many genres and locations.
Connect and build relationships with the approved bands/artists.
Learn how to spot potential in songwriting and artist dynamics.
Gain experience in exposing these artists to established labels, management and booking agencies.
This is the money maker at any show and on any tour! This is how the artists will eat… or not.
Create a national touring level Merch Booth visually, and how to run it properly.
Strategize on sales techniques, inventory, pricing and financial analysis to achieve the highest profit.
Gain experience on how to create top-selling merchandise, so it “sells itself”.
Learn techniques to drive fans to the Merch Booth.
How to prepare your band/artist to increase sales.
Market testing is crucial to the success of any product. Songs are the same. Testing a band’s demographic for
their feedback is crucial to moving a single or album forward.
Research the band’s new song, image, demographics so you can create an accurate test.
Interview the band’s demographic with questions designed to give insight into the commercialism success of
Video Editing of the interviews and analysis of their answers, along with your own assessment.
Band movement is crucial to entertaining stage performance. The audience wants to be involved in the show.
Eye contact, movement, engagement, command, presence – all are a part of the choreography that will
separate your band from all the other bands.
Study the band dynamics, image, target audience, music.
Create movement to exhibit the bands selling points.
Learn how to incorporate movement, eye contact, engagement, command and presence into your
Financials – always overlooked in band-land, yet without proper bookkeeping and budgeting, nothing can
happen, because everything requires “money”! We have a set template to work from, so this training can be
simplified in order for an artist to comprehend and maintain.
Learn how to budget and project for concerts, recordings, touring and every business aspect of a band.
Teach the bands how to accomplish a solid budget and to manage the numbers with flexibility and income
Learn how to operate Quickbooks and basic accounting.
For more information regarding internship opportunities, please contact:
Angelica Herrera Intern Director