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Convention + Visitors Bureau of Greater Portland
94 Commercial Street, Suite 300
DescriptionThe Convention & Visitors Bureau of Greater Portland is the go-to organization for everything Maine’s largest city has to offer, with immediate internship opportunities for:
Internet & Social Media Marketing
Communications & Writing
Public Relations & Marketing
Events Marketing & Management
for Graphic Design, Writing, Communications, Marketing, New Media (Social Media and Internet), and Event Management.
We are seeking a goal orientated individual with the ability to work on a schedule and think outside of the box. Applicants must be dependable, outgoing, confident on the phone, a self-starter, enthusiastic and have a strong work ethic.
Beyond a focus on tourism, the CVB also works collaboratively with multiple city and state organizations to grow economic development, attracting business professionals and companies.
A springboard for promising candidates to work in larger markets, professional skills are honed, as assignments are designed to enhance each intern’s existing skill level. Interns will have the opportunity to build confidence as they meet industry partners while networking with business leaders.
Gain valuable hands-on, real world experience in our a world-class metropolitan area renown for its spectacular beauty. Internship offers:
Parking Pass in the Old Port
Ambassador Pass (Allowing you complimentary admission to over 40 attractions
Opportunity to have a direct national impact on promoting Greater Portland
Get a real life, multifaceted experience(s)
College credits (when applicable)
ResponsibilitiesWorking proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite 4.0 or higher, Microsoft Office, and/or Internet and Social Media
With the CVB of Greater Portland, an internship is guaranteed to include direct involvement with the creation of tourism-related initiatives, development of marketing strategies, interacting with city events and businesses, streamlining organizational workflow. A minimum of 15 hours a week are required for a period of three months, during which an intern will experience aspects of all departments to assure familiarity with, and sensitivity toward, all the CVB activities and members that comprise the CVB.
RequirementsInterns are expected to use their personal vehicle when needed, personal laptop (including relevant applications), attend/work CVB after-hours events upon occasion, and other related duties when as assigned to absorb a complete understanding of CVB. Open to current college students and graduates. Credit Hours for college students: 3-6, depending on the length of internship. This is an unpaid internship.
Submit resume and cover letter to Robert Witkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org, subjet: INTERN. Please include a brief description of your interest in the Greater Portland CVB and what you would are looking to learn from this experience. No phone calls or employment service vendors.
All qualified candidates will be contacted for an in-office interview and portfolio review.