Internship Details

Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO)



Internship Title

Business and Event Development Intern
Area Industry Minimum Age
Bend Administration 18
Hourly Rate Interns Needed
$10.75 1
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required
Yes Yes Yes
Application Deadline Start Date End Date
Until Filled 2019-05-20 Flexible
Hours/Week General Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
20-40 Yes Yes
Background Check Lift Requirements
Yes Minimal - Office environment

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 pay check • To initiate strategies to reach key audiences via social media marketing, print materials, website maintenance, etc. • A “vote.” 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* *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.
Educational Aspect
The ideal candidate either has experience with, or will learn • 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 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 • 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)
Further Requirements
Intern must be available through October 18th

Area Coordinator

Chris Haeg

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