Events, Marketing and Promotions Internship Position


The San Jose Downtown Association’s (SJDA) Events, Marketing and Promotions Internship is ideal for a candidate interested in gaining valuable event logistics, operations, promotions and media sponsorship experience.  SJDA provides hands-on experience in a fast-paced, fun, non-profit environment. The seasonal position allows interns a chance to work in a unique and creative atmosphere while gaining contacts and skills beneficial to a future career in a variety of areas, including event production.

Events, Marketing and Promotions Internship Position duties consist of providing support to SJDA’s Marketing Director and Partnership Manager, including the following potential duties:

  • Assist with outreach and production duties associated with Farmers’ Market (Fridays from May – November) and Music in the Park (June – August); project planning for past events and programs including Downtown Ice, Schools On Skates and various other downtown events. Other experiences may include project-management; on-site logistical planning; vendor advancing and load in/load out, business and sponsorship outreach. 
  • Assist with partner tasks including drafting agreements, outreach, meeting and greeting partners, or other key stakeholders, on-site promotional booth advances and day of set-up oversight.
  • Assist with developing and tracking promotional marketing efforts. Experiences may include: compiling recap reports, photo and collateral tracking, conducting event surveys and formulating results and weekly ad changes.
  • Assist with neighborhood and business promotional outreach efforts associated with downtown membership or events.

Necessary Qualifications:       

  • MAC proficient – including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of Adobe applications a plus.
  • Willingness to learn via hands-on, on-site experience.
  • Detail-oriented and thorough with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills – comfortable with face-to-face and phone conversations with partners.
  • Ability to work independently and self-sufficiently, with an adaptable work-style.
  • Willingness to take on a full range of tasks while being communicative.

Schedule:  10 to 15 hours per week January 2018 – May 2018 (course-related requirements negotiable, timeline may vary). 

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

Intern Perks: 

  • Passes and access to some of SJDA’s signature events, including Downtown Ice and Music in the Park.
  • Professional Development Support, which may include LinkedIn Skill Endorsements, reference backing, one on one meetings with SJDA managers and/or directors, learning various project plan and organizing methods.
  • Shadowing Opportunities, including new business visits, staff and committee meetings, public and SJDA meetings, events and more.

Contact:  Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@sjdowntown.com or fax 408-279-1904.

 

San Jose Downtown Foundation Internship Position


The San Jose Downtown Foundation’s (SJDF) Internship is ideal for a candidate interested in gaining valuable event planning, fundraising and arts administration skills.

SJDF provides hands on experience in a fast-paced, fun, non-profit environment. The seasonal position allows interns a chance to work in a unique and creative atmosphere while gaining contacts and skills beneficial to a future career in a variety of areas, including event and marketing promotions.

 

The San Jose Downtown Foundation Internship duties consist of:

Providing support to SJDA’s Operations Manager, including but not limited to:

  • Administrative support for an art competition
  • Creation and assistance with donor solicitation and donor recognition efforts
  • Assistance with the location and placement of public art pieces in downtown
  • Provide event planning support, including working the annual reception in May 2018

Necessary Qualifications:    

  • MAC proficient – including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Willingness to learn via hands-on, on-site experience
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, and willingness to take on a full range of tasks

Schedule:

8-10 hours per week starting as soon as possible (course-related requirements negotiable)

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 or fax 408-279-1904.

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