Creative Marketing & Events Coordinator Intern • Winter/Spring

Design Museum Portland is seeking an Creative Marketing/ Event Coordinator intern to join our team and assist us in planning, designing, developing and executing high quality educational and social events. Design Museum Portland is a distributed museum, meaning we don’t have a single physical location — we plan events in unique locations all over the city to be as accessible and interesting as possible. Our events need to be well-planned because we’re always in different spaces, collaborating with different people — they also need to educate and delight our audience. The Creative Marketing/Event Coordinator intern will tackle challenges at multiple levels that are specific to Design Museum Portland’s unique approach to delivering educational content.

Duration: Winter/Spring
Compensation: Noncompensatory, School Credit, Museum Membership
Location: ADX, 417 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Time: 24 hours/week — 3 full business days (Tues – Fri)

Intern Responsibilities:
Intern must work on own personal computer and bring to the offices (Design Museum Portland will provide intern with any necessary computer programs)
Professional correspondence, conducting event presenter interviews/writing blog posts
Go on site-visits in Portland area
Research, writing & maintaining consistent social media streams (Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn/etc)
Managing event web tools (MailChimp/Eventbrite)
Layout weekly e-newsletter w/ upcoming events & news
Data entry
Hands on at events, able to lift 50 lbs
Ability to solve problems, work independently and in groups
Able to take feedback, willingness to learn new skills

Experience necessary:
Event production experience, event management
Organizing & maintaining schedules
Have worked on multiple fast-paced projects simultaneously
Ability to troubleshoot & solve problems on the spot!
Graphic design a plus!
Experience working at a start-up or non-profit is suggested but not required
Experience working with many different types of people!

We’re looking for someone who:
Is a self-starter, able to pick up parts of a project and contribute
Is a collaborator, able to fit into a team and boost its effectiveness
Is adaptable, able to pivot and move forward with new constraints
Is a planner, able to anticipate needs and put detailed plans in place for the future
Knowledge of the following tools/processes required:
Familiar with Adobe CreativeSuite (in particular Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers

To Apply:

Interns at Design Museum Portland are provided with some of the most unique experiences one can receive as a student. Interns play a vital role in the success of the organization and take a hands on role in an environment that is fast-paced and public facing.

To apply please send a resume and paragraph of interest to Sarah Lane Ferguson at sarah@designmuseumportland.org.