Spring 2019 - Desert Hearts Internship


Over the past six years, Desert Hearts has found itself at the center of a dusty movement, fostering intimate experiences of sonic joy and unbounded love across the globe. Part boutique festival, part record label, and part globetrotting party brigade, Desert Hearts has emerged as a vibe-focused force radiating a conscious ethos of House, Techno and Love.

Our mission is clear; to spread as much love and positivity as humanly possible through connection, community, art, charity, and music.


Spring 2019 DH Intern
Dept: Booking/Advancing
Term: 3 months
Location: Culver City, CA

The focus of the DH Intern Role will support booking and advancement. The ideal candidate will have a passion for music, communication skills for creating community, and the ability to adjust to a fast paced working environment. They will be a team player,  responsive and clear communicator, a multi-tasker able to adapt to quickly changing priorities.

The intern will gain experience and insight into all areas of the music industry through this internship. They will be responsible for representing Desert Hearts in a number of day-to-day interaction tasks that will represent Desert Hearts and must conduct themselves professionally while on the job. Developing and executing efficient communication systems for the team will be the mark of an exceptional team member.


  • Proficient in Photoshop, After Effects, and Adobe Premiere or Final Cut

  • Data/content management; labeling videos/photos and sorting/uploading to dropbox folders

  • Keeping calendars up to date (public/internal)

  • Build and Maintain social media / community and promoter reps

  • Research various community promotional methods

  • Execute various show marketing activations

  • Assist with marketing activations

  • Community outreach

  • Assist with on-site production & operations at Desert Hearts Branded shows.


  • Team player

  • A laptop and a reliable mode of transportation are necessary

  • Attention to detail, organization, efficiency and prioritization skills are a must, as are creativity and quick problem-solving

  • Knowledge of Desert Hearts – and the larger music, events, and festival landscape into which it fits – is a big plus

  • Excellent time-management, organization, communication and presenting skills

  • Must be able to meet at Culver City, CA office a minimum of 20 hours per week

  • Must be motivated with an “everything is possible” attitude

  • Must be an active problem solver, instilled with a sense of urgency for projects large and small

  • Must be over twenty-one years of age (all of our events are 21+) and eligible for employment in the US


The intern’s ability to receive school credit is not mandatory, although we can provide a letter of referral to fulfill college credit upon request. If you are to receive credit hours from your school and/or university for this internship, please obtain the appropriate university (departmental) internship authorization forms and instructions for completion.


Desert Hearts strongly supports equal employment opportunities for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Desert Hearts recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Desert Hearts may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.