Internship Details

Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)
Website:
https://edcoinfo.com/
Internship Title
Business and Event Development Intern
Area Industry Minimum Age Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Administration 18 $11.25/hr. until July 1, then $12.00/hr 1
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes Yes Yes 20-40 3-5
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
Until Filled 2020-06-15 2020-10-23 Yes Yes
Background Check Lift Requirements
Yes

Minimal - Office environment


Description
 
   This position will keep you busy, offer you the chance to flex your creativity muscles and expose you to a variety of tasks, people, companies, and resources.

*This position works closely with EDCO staff to put on events such as the Central Oregon PubTalks, which draw hundreds of monthly attendees, and the Bend Venture Conference (BVC, a bit like ABC’s Shark Tank), which draws 500+ attendees and has awarded $10 million to 37 companies in the last five years.

* EDCO strives to comply with workplace guidelines put forth by the CDC and the State of Oregon.  Please note, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By engaging in an internship at EDCO, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Educational Aspect
 
   In this role you’ll get:
 
• Exposure to Central Oregon’s broad business community
• To partner with EDCO staff to execute the organization’s various well-attended events
• A pay check
• To initiate strategies to reach key audiences via social media marketing, print materials, website maintenance, etc.
• To provide input.  Your opinion and insight matters.
• To flourish as part of a small team of hard-working professionals
• To demonstrate your skills in general project management, administrative tasks, graphic design and event logistics support
• Flexibility, both in terms of tailoring the position to your skill set and scheduling (days/times)
• An up-close look at and exposure to Central Oregon’s exciting entrepreneurial scene
 
Further Requirements

 

   ** Intern must be available through October 23, 2020

   The ideal candidate has:

• Experience with the MS Office Suite and PowerPoint (or Prezzi, or a similar program)
• Aptitude to work both collaboratively and autonomously
• Marketing experience/savviness
• Web and social media saviness
• Solid communication skills (written and verbal)
• A professional, friendly demeanor
• Had some exposure to online email marketing tools like Constant Contact or Mail Chimp, for example
• You are familiar with CRM software (i.e. Salesforce, Insightly, Hubspot)
 
• A desire to learn You’ll rise to the top if:
• You are familiar with WordPress and project management software (i.e. MS Project, Podio, AirTable)
• Graphic design is on the list of things you like and are good at
• You have used event registration software (i.e. Eventbrite, Cvent)
• You are familiar with CRM software (i.e. Salesforce, Insightly, Hubspot)
 
Lift Requirements

Minimal - Office environment


Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)
Website:
https://edcoinfo.com/
Internship Title
Business and Event Development Intern
AreaIndustry
BendAdministration
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
18$11.25/hr. until July 1, then $12.00/hr
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
1Yes
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesUntil Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2020-06-152020-10-23
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
20-40Yes
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description
 
   This position will keep you busy, offer you the chance to flex your creativity muscles and expose you to a variety of tasks, people, companies, and resources.

*This position works closely with EDCO staff to put on events such as the Central Oregon PubTalks, which draw hundreds of monthly attendees, and the Bend Venture Conference (BVC, a bit like ABC’s Shark Tank), which draws 500+ attendees and has awarded $10 million to 37 companies in the last five years.

* EDCO strives to comply with workplace guidelines put forth by the CDC and the State of Oregon.  Please note, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By engaging in an internship at EDCO, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Educational Aspect
 
   In this role you’ll get:
 
• Exposure to Central Oregon’s broad business community
• To partner with EDCO staff to execute the organization’s various well-attended events
• A pay check
• To initiate strategies to reach key audiences via social media marketing, print materials, website maintenance, etc.
• To provide input.  Your opinion and insight matters.
• To flourish as part of a small team of hard-working professionals
• To demonstrate your skills in general project management, administrative tasks, graphic design and event logistics support
• Flexibility, both in terms of tailoring the position to your skill set and scheduling (days/times)
• An up-close look at and exposure to Central Oregon’s exciting entrepreneurial scene
 
Further Requirements

 

   ** Intern must be available through October 23, 2020

   The ideal candidate has:

• Experience with the MS Office Suite and PowerPoint (or Prezzi, or a similar program)
• Aptitude to work both collaboratively and autonomously
• Marketing experience/savviness
• Web and social media saviness
• Solid communication skills (written and verbal)
• A professional, friendly demeanor
• Had some exposure to online email marketing tools like Constant Contact or Mail Chimp, for example
• You are familiar with CRM software (i.e. Salesforce, Insightly, Hubspot)
 
• A desire to learn You’ll rise to the top if:
• You are familiar with WordPress and project management software (i.e. MS Project, Podio, AirTable)
• Graphic design is on the list of things you like and are good at
• You have used event registration software (i.e. Eventbrite, Cvent)
• You are familiar with CRM software (i.e. Salesforce, Insightly, Hubspot)
 
Lift Requirements

Minimal - Office environment


Area Coordinator

Larry Holeman
larry@edcoinfo.com
541-815-5005