Social Media and Event Coordination Internship

The SMEC Intern is responsible for assisting the Development and Special Events Teams in planning, supporting and executing a wide-range of projects.

 Interns will gain experience in:

  • Event planning, execution, and coordination
  • Communication, teamwork, problem-solving, event customer service and event sales
  • Social Media Coordination
  • Data entry and updating additions and corrections in databases
  • Assisting the  Development Team with miscellaneous administrative tasks  
  •   Assisting with administrative duties including grant writing, fax, mailings, making phone calls and other functions as assigned
  •   Researching potential opportunities that are tailored to the PAA’s mission 

The ideal candidate would be:

  • Attentive to detail and able to meet deadlines
  •  Able to manage priorities and multi task effectively
  •  Intelligent, self-motivated
  •  Good at communicating for dealing with diverse staff.
  • Able to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  •  Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be familiar with various social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, among others.

This person should have a strong desire to be a team player with exceptional organizational and computer skills. The candidate must be proactive with various details of the events and have a strong work ethic.  Academic training in recreation, meeting planning, marketing, tourism, special events or related fields is recommended.

Intern must be prepared to:

  • Come into the office at least once a week
  • Attend various events and functions the PAA is involved in