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 Service 18 $13.00 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 2021-06-21 2021-10-22 Yes Yes
Background Check
Yes

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.
 
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 paycheck
- To initiate strategies to reach key audiences via social media marketing, print materials, website maintenance, etc.
- To provide input.  Your opinion and insight matter.
- 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 skillset and scheduling (days/times)
- An up-close look at and exposure to Central Oregon’s exciting entrepreneurial scene
 

This position works closely with EDCO staff to put on events such as the Central Oregon PubTalks, which typically draws hundreds of monthly attendees, and the Bend Venture Conference (BVC, a bit like ABC’s Shark Tank), which typically draws 500+ attendees and has awarded to date over $12 million to 45 companies.

* 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
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
- Web and social media savviness
- 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
- A desire to learn
- Familiarity with CRM software (i.e. Salesforce, Insightly, Hubspot)
 
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)
 
Further Requirements

** Intern must be available through October 22, 2021

Lift Requirements

Minimal - Office environment


Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)
Website:
https://edcoinfo.com/
Internship Title
Business and Event Development Intern
AreaIndustry
BendService
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
18$13.00
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
1Yes
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesUntil Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2021-06-212021-10-22
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.
 
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 paycheck
- To initiate strategies to reach key audiences via social media marketing, print materials, website maintenance, etc.
- To provide input.  Your opinion and insight matter.
- 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 skillset and scheduling (days/times)
- An up-close look at and exposure to Central Oregon’s exciting entrepreneurial scene
 

This position works closely with EDCO staff to put on events such as the Central Oregon PubTalks, which typically draws hundreds of monthly attendees, and the Bend Venture Conference (BVC, a bit like ABC’s Shark Tank), which typically draws 500+ attendees and has awarded to date over $12 million to 45 companies.

* 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
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
- Web and social media savviness
- 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
- A desire to learn
- Familiarity with CRM software (i.e. Salesforce, Insightly, Hubspot)
 
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)
 
Further Requirements

** Intern must be available through October 22, 2021

Lift Requirements

Minimal - Office environment


Area Coordinator

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