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5442Public Programming Intern - SPUR

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  • urbpmup
    Jun 4, 2013
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      Public Programming Intern
      SPUR
      June 3, 2013
      Experience: Internship
      Contact person: Rob Poole
      Email: internship@...
      Website: http://www.spur.org/
      Location: San Francisco, CA

      YOUR COMMITMENT
      Hours per week: Approx. 20 hours per week
      Commitment: 3-6 months
      Location: primarily SPUR San Jose office with occasional travel to SPUR San Francisco office
      Reports to: Public Programming Manager and SPUR San Jose Director
      This is an UNPAID Position

      SUMMARY
      SPUR is seeking a Public Programming Intern to work closely with the Public Programming Manager and SPUR’s San Jose Director in overseeing forums, events and tours for SPUR San Jose. The Public Programming Intern will play a pivotal role in establishing SPUR’s presence in San Jose. This position will require a flexible candidate comfortable in performing a multitude of tasks. This intern will be expected to engage with SPUR board members, policy staff and guest lecturers. Internships at SPUR are unpaid, however, interns will enjoy SPUR membership benefits, including free admission to all forums and tours and a one-year subscription to SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

      Assist Public Programming Manager in producing SPUR San Jose’s public programs (forums, tours, etc.)
      Coordinate logistics and communicate with venues, speakers, hosts and members
      Serve as a liaison to like-minded organizations
      Assist in researching and brainstorming quarterly public programs
      Represent SPUR San Jose at events
      Assist in production of quarterly calendar
      Manage online events calendar and publicize programs through SPUR’s social media channels
      Work with policy staff members as needed


      PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      Interest in cities, public policy and urban issues
      Strong written and oral communication skills
      Flexible and adaptable leader
      A/V knowledge and ability to learn on the spot
      Familiarity with Word, Excel, HTML and Mac operating system
      Volunteer management or other supervision experience preferred


      CONTACT
      To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Rob Poole, Research and Volunteer Coordinator, with the job title in the subject line, at internship@....