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Internship Opportunity - Grand Avenue Business Association

Monday, March 13, 2017 12:21 PM | Junia Joseph-Benham (Administrator)

Grand Avenue Business Association
Special Events & Social Media Intern Job Description

March 2017 to June 2017

The Grand Avenue Business Association is looking for a special events and social media intern to work directly with the GABA executive director to assist in planning and promoting Grand Old Day.


  • Help establish and implement logistics for Grand Old Day
  • Assist with social media marketing including; creating relevant content to reach target audiences; develop and expand community outreach; responding to users
  • Assist with writing press releases, email blasts, coordinating media requests
  • Manage post event mailings/recaps for sponsors and members
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications
Ability to work in a team and independently
Strong and creative writer
Strong attention to detail
Administrative skills
News-gathering instinct to collect info on what’s happening with members on the Avenue.

Junior or senior working toward a Bachelor’s degree in event planning, marketing, communications or related field or recent college graduate.
Obvious enthusiasm for Grand Avenue, its members and Grand Old Day event
Self-motivated: must be able to tackle unfamiliar projects
Extensive understanding of social media
Strong organizational skills and focus on details are a must
Successfully manage time to produce results
Effective and professional communication
Time Commitment and Compensation
Flexible scheduling up to 10 hours a week. Must be available Sunday, June 4, 2017 and additional hours leading up to event. $10/hour

Application Instructions
Cover letter indentifying your qualifications as a successful candidate
Writing samples
Social media examples

Submit application materials to jobs@grandave.com 

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