Be the BBOKC Intern!
Better Block OKC is a volunteer-managed, volunteer-driven event. With the goal of utilizing the Better Block event to promote permanent change in the Farmers’ Market, we think that we need an intern that can concentrate on marketing the Farmers’ Market District and working directly with business owners toward that goal.
We are opening the application process for an intern. Please see the requirements and goals of the position. We will be accepting application until midnight on 2/12/13. Email BetterBlockOKC@gmail.com with subject BBOKC Intern – <your name>.
This internship will assist with administration and communication about the event during the traditional work day (8AM – 5PM). This intern will stay with the Farmers Market District to help continue their marketing and communication after the event.
Better Block OKC Communications Intern
The Better Block OKC Communications Intern is the primarily responsible for assisting the Better Block OKC Co-chairs in coordinating communication between stakeholders, volunteers and the general public, and general marketing, PR and social media for the event.
- Should possess the education and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: marketing, advertising, public relations, communications, graphic design, event planning, social media or nonprofit administration.
- The Coordinator must be well organized, flexible and able to communicate information about Better Block OKC to various groups and individuals. The position also requires a high level of energy and the ability to function effectively in a team environment
- Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.
- Knowledge of social media and online communications is required.
Develops and updates content on website to properly keep event information current.
Creates, manages and maintains the emails and database to effectively communicate with volunteers and Farmers’ Market District followers.
Assists in planning and implementation of event.
Assists in the preparation of press releases.
Assists in building the strong social media presence, keeping with the event’s approachable, grassroots personality.
Works with volunteers to develop a long term plan for district stakeholders to maintain district progress, promotions and communications.
Functions as an intern for the District upon conclusion of the Better Block event to help retain momentum for District development and awareness.