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MARKETING & EVENT INTERN

RECRUITING A FULL TIME MARKETING & EVENT INTERN FOR 8 MONTHS FROM JUNE 2018 – JANUARY 2019 

PERSONAL SPEC

You should have an ability to work on your own initiative and to work as part of a team in a busy environment. You should also have strong communication skills - both written and verbal, an ability to work to a deadline and under pressure. Have a good friendly and enthusiastic manner.

ADVANTAGEOUS

An understanding of Google docs, social media, basic online skills and trends & finally be confident with new software. A knowledge of picture editing software for resizing and editing within templates and experience with ticketing software. 

Preferable candidates should have a third level honours degree in Marketing/ PR/ Communications/ Multimedia or similar; an alternative degree with relevant paid or unpaid experience will be considered. Please note that although this is a full time internship we can be flexible with regard to extracurricular commitments.

LEARNER OUTCOME

The intern will gain practical experience in the workings of a cultural organization, understanding each role within it, production, researching potential target markets in terms of audience development, comprising reports as well as other administrative tasks in PR, Social Media, marketing & fundraising departments.  On completion the intern will have attained skills in business development, databases, editorial, PR, event planning/management/marketing and social media in relation to the arts and cultural sector.  There will be a subsistence allowance to assist with travel and lunch costs. 

Please apply with the following and send to info@firstfortnight.ie by Wed 9 May: 

  • A one page cover letter
  • A CV
  • Please submit a rough event and marketing plan for a tech and mental health panel talk event on Jan 10th Thurs at 6pm for roughly 300 people with a max budget of €5000. There is no right or wrong answer to this, we just want to give people a chance to stand out and show their personality and initiative, so it's not just about cvs and cover letters. We feel that really passionate people will use this opportunity well.

Some things we recommend you could consider and answer in your plan:

  • Budget
  • Venue
  • Potential Panelists
  • Marketing Plan
  • Funding/Potential sources of income
  • Risk assessment and reduction

Start date Mon 4 June

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