PBID Urban Management Internship Position


The Property Based Improvement District (PBID) Urban Management Internship is ideal for a candidate interested in gaining firsthand knowledge of the business improvement district industry. The candidate will gain experience in project management, urban design/placemaking, business development and operations.

This internship provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced, fun, non-profit environment. This position provides experience in a unique and creative atmosphere while gaining skills beneficial to a future career in urban design, community development and urban district management.

The Property Based Improvement District seeks a PBID Urban Management Intern with good organization and graphic communication skills to join our fun and energetic team:

  • Assist with the implementation of SJDA’s Downtown Street Life Plan projects.
  • Support assessment of maintenance needs of Street Life projects and downtown as a whole.
  • Attend meetings with PBID staff, city officials and downtown business and community members.
  • Assist with program reports, including quantitative analysis of PBID programs. Examples include the annual property owner survey and the downtown pedestrian count.
  • Assist with creating project budgets, developing work plans and scheduling meetings.
  • Create presentations, photo simulations, diagrams and promotional material.
  • Support outreach and scheduling work for the PBID team.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Familiarity or willingness to learn general urban design, placemaking, or landscape design principles.
  • Interest in downtown management operations and economic development.
  • Comfortable communicating with the diverse downtown community.
  • Familiar with Adobe applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Mac proficient – including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Willingness to learn via hands-on, on-site experience.
  • Ability to work independently, and willingness to take on a full range of tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and graphic).

Schedule:  10-20 hours per week May – August 2017 (potential for extension into Fall 2017).

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship position, and therefore is not eligible to participate in company benefits, personal time off or paid holidays.

Contact: Please submit cover letter and resume to hr@sjdowntown.com by May 12, 2017.


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