The National MS Society mobilizes people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS. The Upper Midwest Chapter seeks a Special Events Marketing Intern based in our Minneapolis office.
Special Events, Marketing and Public Relations
Minimum 15 hours per week, three-month unpaid internship with potential to extend to seasonal employment through August 2014
The position assists with planning Walk MS and Bike MS events for the Society. This includes: bidding out services to vendors to obtain the best price, soliciting in-kind donations, securing entertainment and other day-of event logistics, maintaining up-to-date website content for events, providing customer service to participants and supervising a key area on event days.
The position is also responsible for writing, distributing and following up on press releases as well as distributing marketing materials for special events.
Special Events Marketing interns leave with a comprehensive, professional public relations portfolio and event planning experience.
College junior or senior majoring in applicable field*, fluency in Microsoft office applications, strong writing and phone skills, ability to travel and to work autonomously.
*Applicable fields include, but are not limited to: business, English, marketing, public relations, journalism, communications.
Knowledge of AP style preferred.