Funfest Productions, Inc. Internship

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Funfest Productions, Inc.
14900 Metropolitan Parkway
Sterling Heights, MI
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Does an internship that involves event planning/production, marketing and social media, sponsorships, box office operations, or facility management interest you?? Funfest Productions, Inc. has internships in each of these departments!

*When applying, please state which department(s) you would be interested interning with*

Marketing/Social Media:
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist in developing, implementing, and managing all activities of marketing, advertising, promotion, media relations, and publications
• Monitor & add content to festivals’ social media pages
• Manage/update content on all websites
• Write articles & create/design various ads
• Assist in marketing data collection
• Obtain and collect event wrap-up collateral; assist in the creation of year end wrap-up reports
• Perform administrative tasks & other related duties as assigned.

Event Planning/Production:
• Assist in logistical planning of events; mainly Stars & Stripes Festival, Uncle Sam Jam Festival, And St. Clair Riverfest
• Recruitment and tracking of arts & crafts vendors
• Organization of attraction contracts
• Manage planning, booking, and contracting of the family fun zones/stages
• Assist in vendor, attraction, and volunteer set-up on event days
• Respond to e-mail inquiries from the general e-mail accounts
• Perform general administrative tasks and other related duties as assigned.

Sponsorships/Marketing:
• Assist in developing, implementing, and managing all activities of marketing, advertising, promotion, media relations and publications as it relates to sponsorships
• Monitor & add content to festivals’ social media pages as it relates to sponsorships
• Manage/update content on all websites as it relates to sponsorships
• Develop and create sponsorship proposals
• Research corporate sponsorship prospects via web and print articles
• Cultivate sponsor relationships through correspondence, including writing and sending thank-you letters for all corporate contributions
• Assist in creating all sponsorship wrap-up / result reports
• Assist in all sponsorship activations for festivals
• Assist in marketing data collection
• Perform administrative tasks & other related duties as assigned.

Facility Management:
• Project planning and event coordination, contract negotiations, fire and public safety regulations, operations and maintenance needs of a facility, fiscal planning and management.
• Assist in preparing facility for lessee use by obtaining appropriate information and requirements from lessee. Meet with event staff and rental clients to inform groups utilizing the facilities about rules, safety precautions, and conditions required in operating events.
• Assist in coordinating internal and outside services needs with approved contractors
• Prepare detailed outlines and instructions for events as required. Prepare event checklists to coordinate supportive services required by events and lessees before and during events.

Requirements

-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Attention to detail
-Extremely organized
-Ambitious
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
-Strong interpersonal skills and the willingness to interact with the community
-Preferred: Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop for marketing interns
-Capable of working long, irregular hours for an extended period as dictated by events schedule.

TO APPLY: EMAIL RESUME/COVER LETTER TO CHRISTA@FUNFESTINC.COM

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