Event Planner / Public Relations - Cause-Related Marketing CampaignsBookmark This
Sea Witch Marketing, Inc.
1801 East 32nd Street
Internship Type: Virtual
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid
Public Relations firm specializing in cause-related marketing campaigns, EVENT PLANNING, specifically Grand Opening/ Ribbon Cutting, Nonprofit Fundraisers, Community Festivals. I have 20+ years of experience in NYC, now have retired home to America's Most Haunted City: Savannah GA and am working on projects here. My background includes managing worldwide marketing campaigns with some of the largest ad agencies, PR firms in NYC. Largest client was the Australian Tourist Commission, took them to world's Top 10 for conventions in 18 months. Worked with South Africa during the Mandela Elections -coordinating the Travel/Tourism editors press trip.
- Former Adjunct Professor of Tourism Marketing, Meetings Management at New York University. I have loads of experience, contacts and love passing this onto young (and/or YOUNG at heart) people- who are interested in the EVENTS, and PUBLIC RELATIONS industry.
Working on researching vendors, inputing clients contact information into database, working on monthly newsletter. Developing Promotional Materials for events. Will learn how to plan a successful cause-related marketing event - from start to finish, including Event Logistics and EVENT PROMOTION / MARKETING and learn corporate sponsorships, how to deal with all levels of govt, chambers of commerce, nonprofit charities and corporate executives. Building partnerships between public and private sector.
Responsibilities_Specifically inputting contacts into excel spreadsheet, database program
_Excel Spreadsheet skills for costing out events
_Callings vendors to get quotes - good PHONE skills
_Designing Flyers, posters, banners, invitations for events
_Posting Events on Facebook
_Attending Networking events
_General Office duties
Requirements_STRONG PEOPLE SKILLS -ability to LISTEN and become friends with people easily
_Strong computer skills, especially with graphic design
_Website building skills
_Knowledge of Social Media , Online Marketing
_Fundraising interest / nonprofit background
_Constant Contact Newsletter program skills
_MUST HAVE Good people skills - friendly outgoing
_Multicultural / multilingual - Spanish, French, Cultural Diversity, multicultural background is a big plus - able to work with ALL demographics, communities, black/white, straight/gay, corporate/nonprofit, old /young
_Pet Friendly is a big plus - campaigns often tie-in with pet charities, local Humane Society
_Office has a resident Cat and Miniature Dachshund :)