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Marketing Internship | Multi-Purpose Center (Virginia State University) - Spectra (Petersburg · VA)

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Overview
INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: The Spectra Venue Management Marketing Internship at the VSU Multi-Purpose Center is designed to give the student a complete working understanding of marketing in the arena management and event management field. The intern will learn to coordinate, implement, and work on projects that will encompass plans for the event season at the VSU Multi-Purpose Center. They will also assist the marketing team with completing tasks necessary for the overall campaign for the upcoming event season with heavy focus on social media and grassroots. The intern will also be required to identify a semester project that is to be completed by the end of the semester.
 
Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment, and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

Responsibilities
JOB DUTIES:
  • Market research that will require making phone calls, emailing, searching the internet, and conducting meetings with individuals within the market
  • Participate in developing and implementing event marketing plans and promotions
  • Assist with grassroots marketing, including creation and distribution of flyers, hanging posters, tabling and creating relationships with various retailers to promote events
  • Assist in managing the various social media sites – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. 
  • Update community calendars of events with detailed information on each show or event
  • Interacting with building staff, athletics, campus employee with various projects
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned to help achieve the overall goal of the marketing department

Qualifications
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be able to receive academic credit
  • Available to work and minimum of 12 hours a week
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Photoshop
  • Strong writing, communication, proofreading, and creative skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, and ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Well organized with ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment, and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/