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GVCC seeks applications for Marketing Special Projects Intern (Summer 2024)

May 06, 2024 5:58 PM | Anonymous

GVCC is now accepting applications for our summer 2024 marketing special projects internship. 

Marketing Special Projects Intern: Summer 2024

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? Are you considering an educational career in marketing or business management? The Grain Valley Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based nonprofit representing 100+ businesses and thousands of local employees. With a mission to be a leader in the growth of Grain Valley, the Grain Valley Chamber of Commerce offers a program of work that includes legislative advocacy, educational training, and networking opportunities.

Our ideal candidate will be a motivated individual who enjoys meeting new people and is not afraid of a challenge. As an intern you will be working with a variety of staff and volunteer leaders to assist in achieving the goals of the organization. You will interact with business owners, business professionals, and elected officials.

What you will learn:

  • ·         The ins and outs of how a successful nonprofit organization operates.
  • ·         How to analyze data in order to develop solutions.
  • ·         The necessary steps for successful short-term project management.
  • ·         How to develop and implement plans for social media, marketing and communications, technology, advocacy, and other key areas within an organization.
  • ·         What great companies exist in Grain Valley and what opportunities exist for young professionals.
  • ·         How to effectively plan, budget for, and execute an event (some social, some educational).
  • ·         The importance of community involvement.

What we require:

  • ·         A desire to learn from this amazing opportunity!
  • ·         Strong communication skills – verbal and written.
  • ·         Positive attitude and an ability to work with some amazing, smart professionals!
  • ·         Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications. Experience with Canva helpful.
  • ·         Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  • ·         Creative and flexible when it comes to responsibilities, scheduling, etc.
  • ·         Interest in nonprofit management, marketing and/ or business management.
  • ·         5 hours per week for 8 weeks (final schedule will be determined on students’ needs and office hours).

Compensation: The intern will be paid $250/month upon successful completion of hours and project for the month. Payment will be made by the 10th of the month for work completed the month prior. The internship is an independent contractor position.

We promise to provide a positive, rewarding experience that will help you to achieve your goals in participating in the program. This position will report directly to the Director of Business Development.

Submit a cover letter and resume to 

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