Birch Creek Employment Opportunities

Birch Creek is a summer music school whose mission is to provide intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians ages 13-19 by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment. While not directly involved in a student's education, counselors and interns are an integral part of a vibrant campus that includes students, professional musicians, and arts administrators. Each summer, a number of seasonal positions are available. We accept inquiries at any time.

Development Associate

immediate opening

Responsibilities: Assist and support the executive director, development committee and board in all aspects of fundraising. Responsibilities include special events, mailings, donor database and files.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Arts Management or related field or comparable experience preferred.

MS Office, excellent oral and written communication, and organizational skills required. Appreciation of music desired.

Full-time salaried position with benefits. Summer evening and weekend hours required. Send resume, salary expectations, three references and at least two writing samples to: or
Alan Kopischke, Executive Director
Birch Creek / PO Box 230
Egg Harbor, WI 54209

Application review begins Nov. 1, 2014.


All positions for the 2014 summer season have been filled.


Sound Technician/House Manager

Box Office Intern

Public Relations Intern







Counselors (5 positions total)

Responsibilities: Monitor students, develop and coordinate student recreational activities, share campus maintenance and housekeeping duties with other counselors, assist with student registration and orientation, assist with concert preparations and logistics, assist in office, library and with campus errands.

Qualifications: Music Education Majors with experience working with junior high and high school students preferred. Dependable, energetic, hard-working, self-motivated, well-organized, good at communications and teamwork. Valid drivers license required. Age 21+ required (due to automobile insurance requirements).

Salary: $300/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: June 8 End date: August 17

Sound Technician/House Manager

Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee sound set-up, sound enhancement, lighting and recording for all campus and outreach concerts. Act as house manager at all concerts and perform sound-checks for 40-concert season. Maintain concert hall, Green Room, and practice rooms. Assist with stage set-up and other concert preparations. Maintain equipment in campus Library/Listening Lab and Keyboard Lab. Assist with campus errands.

Qualifications: Experience setting up and operating a soundboard, lighting and recording equipment. Knowledge of music performance and house management. Dependable, self-motivated, energetic, excels at working with people. Valid drivers license required. Age 21+ preferred (for automobile insurance requirements).

Salary: $ 300/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: June 8 End date: August 17

Box Office Intern

Responsibilities: Operate box office for all campus concerts, manage ticket sales, perform ticket/cash reconciliation and record keeping, assist with concert preparations. Oversee and train volunteers on box office procedures.

Qualifications: Arts administration or performing arts student with business or public relations background. Excellent communication and people skills, highly organized, dependable, self-motivated. Valid drivers license required.

Salary: $ 300/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: May 11 End date: August 11

Public Relations Intern

Responsibilities: Assist Director of Marketing & Public Relations Director with marketing and promotion of concerts, writing media releases, disseminating season materials and sponsorship materials, assist with phone duties and ticket sales.

Qualifications: Arts administration student with marketing/public relations background. Excellent communication/ people skills, organized, dependable, self-motivated. Valid drivers license and personal vehicle required.

Salary: $ 300/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: May 11 End date: August 11

Maintenance Technician


Qualifications: Knowledge of general carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heating/cooling systems, ability to service equipment and machinery for indoor and outdoor property maintenance. Good communications and people skills. Valid drivers license required.

Start date: 24 -32 hours per week beginning April 1 through November 1, 2013 with potential for winter work hours as well.

Download Application
Complete application and mail it to:
Jenn Neuville, Operations Manager
PO BOX 230 · EGG HARBOR, WI · 54209-0230
(920) 868-3763 · (920) 868-1643 (fax)