Events & Marketing Intern - Spring

Opportunity is EARN Indiana eligible

Last Updated:Oct 16th, 2021

Growing Places Indy

Events & Marketing Intern - Spring

Type: Standard
Location: Indianapolis
Application Due Date: Jan. 10, 2022
Starts: Jan. 10, 2022
Full Time
Part Time


Growing Places Indy (GPI) is seeking an Events & Marketing Intern. This position will help support our signature events, including the Indy Night Market. This position reports to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with staff from other departments and community partners to provide active learning and networking opportunities. Moderate travel outside of the office setting is necessary and required for this position. Reliable transportation is required. 


  • Assist events team with onsite event operations and logistics 
  • Ensure sponsorship deliverables are executed 
  • Attend planning meetings with the events team 
  • Contribute to the marketing of Growing Places Indy events
  • Research and assist with creating social media campaigns, establishing solid relationships with partners and clients
  • Participate in meetings with GPI’s staff to collaborate on special projects and initiatives 
  • Assist with community outreach initiatives and participate in outreach events
  • Assist in maintaining and developing relationships and partnerships in the Indianapolis community
  • Perform special projects under the Executive Director.


  • Must be enrolled currently in an accredited college or university AND have completed at least two years (2) years of college-level education credits  
  • Must have a flexible schedule and be prepared to work weekends, early mornings, or late nights  Must be able to work outside, rain or shine 
  • Demonstrate people and management skills 
  • Demonstrate creativity - including internal and external marketing and project materials creation  Demonstrate ability to thrive in a challenging and fun environment with many unknowns and changing objectives 
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Demonstrate project management skills to develop and execute multiple projects simultaneously to meet overlapping deadlines 
  • Demonstrate above-average organizational/problem-solving/decision-making skills
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrate ability to proactively identify issues/develop solutions/implement resolutions 
  • Demonstrate creative and strategic thinking 
  • Must have the passion of a self-starter and quick learner 
  • Experience working with outside marketing and media agencies
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently as much as necessary - even without guidance from staff at times

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