Duration: January-May 2017
Compensation: School Credit, Membership
Location: Centrl Office, Portland
Time: 32 hours/week
Position Duties & Description:
Design Museum Foundation is seeking an Event Coordinator/Creative Marketing intern to join our team and assist us in planning, designing, developing and executing high quality educational and social events. Design Museum Foundation is a nomadic 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 Event Coordinator/Creative Marketing intern will tackle challenges at multiple levels that are specific to Design Museum’s unique approach to delivering educational content.
Professional correspondence, conducting event presenter interviews/writing blog posts
Go on site-visits
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
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
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!
Knowledge of the following tools/processes:
Familiar with Adobe CreativeSuite (in particular Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Pages, Keynote, and Numbers
Googledocs, Dropbox, social media tools, Mailchimp, Hootsuite
We’re looking for someone who:
Can work at our offices
Has their own computer
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
Must be available at least 32 hours per week during Tuesday – Friday, on-site at Design Museum Foundation’s office in Portland.
To apply please send a resume and portfolio to Jennifer Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org