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Internship - San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association - Public Programming

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 9:17 PM Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City
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      From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley
      Date: Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 9:17 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      Public Programing Intern

      Posted: 18 Feb 2011 03:30 AM PST

      Job Title: Public Programing Intern
      Description: ABOUT SPUR

      The San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association (SPUR) is one
      of North America’s preeminent urban planning and public policy
      organizations. Through research, advocacy and public education, SPUR
      promotes good planning and good government. SPUR is a member-supported
      nonprofit organization. The SPUR Urban Center houses over 150 forums
      and symposiums each year.

      GENERAL SUMMARY

      SPUR is seeking a Public Programming Intern to work closely with the
      Public Programming Manager in overseeing SPUR’s forums, walking tours
      and exhibits. 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.

      COMMITMENT

      Hours per week: 20-30 hours/week (3-4 days per week)
      Commitment: 3-6 months
      Start Date: March 2011
      Reports to: Public Programming Manager

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

      • Manage SPUR’s forums, walking tours and exhibits
      • Coordinate logistics and communication with program speakers, hosts
      and SPUR members
      • Serve as a liaison to like-minded organizations
      • Assist in researching and brainstorming quarterly public programs
      • Represent SPUR at events
      • Assist in production of quarterly programs calendar
      • Manage online events calendar and publicize programs through SPUR’s
      social media channels
      • Maintain exhibits, including coordination of installation and de-installation
      • 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
      • Attention to detail
      • Friendly and social
      • 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 Jordan Salinger,
      Research and Volunteer Coordinator, with the job title in the subject
      line at internship@....

      Firm Name: San Francisco Planning and Urban Research
      Firm Website:
      Location: San Francisco, California
      Paid: Unpaid
      Category: Other
      Contact Name: Jordan Salinger
      Contact Email: internship@...
      Date Submitted: February 17, 2011
      Job Type: Internship
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