Event Marketing Intern

We are looking for an event planning/marketing intern to work with us on the Open Source North (OSN) conference – www.opensourcenorth.com. OSN is a regional tech conference that has tripled in size in 5 years. OSN has sold out the past three years and 91% of attendees would recommend the conference to a friend or colleague. In 2020, OSN is expecting approximately 800 people in attendance.

The position would be part-time during the school year (8 – 16 hours / week) and the option for full-time during the summer (32 – 40 hours / week). This is a paid internship.

The position will work at sdg’s office in Golden Valley (www.solutiondesign.com). sdg is a local IT consulting firm. They have been recognized as a 10x Best Places to Work and 2x Top Work Place by the Star Tribune.

The position may include the following:

  • working with conference venue on logistics
  • working with venue caterer
  • documenting conference processes and timelines
  • working with sponsors
  • coordinating and writing social media content
  • administering Eventbrite registration
  • conducting Mailchimp email campaigns
  • working with design company on website design and print material

  • participating with call for speakers, speaker selection, speaker schedule
  • coordinating volunteers and volunteer training
  • selecting and ordering branded promotional materials and t-shirts
  • gathering and assembling attendee materials
  • volunteering at the conference
  • developing, administering and compiling post-conference survey
  • assist sdg on other internal projects as needed

Skills desired:

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and organized
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools and social media
  • Past event planning experience a plus
  • Completion of Sophomore year of college preferred
  • Must be available full-time the week of May 18, 2020 (conference is 5.20.20)

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