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Chandler Chamber of Commerce
25 S. Arizona Place Suite 201
DescriptionThe Chandler Chamber of Commerce offers an internship program that supports two main goals:
1) To provide a well-rounded organizational experience for interns in the respective specialized areas
2) To help retain talent in the region by engaging interns in the process of enhancing the local business climate and maintaining a high quality of life in the community
Semesters needed: Fall, spring, summer (ongoing)
Hours: A minimum of 15-20 hours per week required. Scheduling is flexible. Chamber office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There may additional opportunities to assist with special weekend and evening events.
Credit/Compensation: College credit toward major, minor or general elective may be available through your local community college or university. These are unpaid positions.
ResponsibilitiesDuties may include:
-Designing and conducting surveys and polls through Survey Monkey.
-Creating a social media posts.
-Creating promotional items for events; flyers, posters, etc. using Adobe Creative Suite.
-Assisting the Marketing Department with writing and designing articles for the monthly Newsletter.
-Writing articles and press releases for the local newspapers and magazines.
-Developing strategic suggestions with intern supervisor to improve external communications (i.e. advertising, publications, website, etc.)
-Maintaining the Chamber media portfolio by monitoring the various media outlets for Chamber coverage.
-Researching target markets for prospects and preparing profile leads for Membership Development department.
-Assisting in other duties and projects as assigned.
RequirementsCollege students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at the junior or senior level, or a graduate program.
Desired skills and qualifications:
-Declared major in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Market Research, Advertising or Journalism are preferred
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
-Familiar with all aspects of social media
-Strong research, writing and organizational skills
-Able to multitask and work independently