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Unpaid internship - San Francisco - SPUR - Public Programming Intern

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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      From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at
      Berkeley <webmaster@...>
      Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 9:42 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      Public Programming Intern

      Posted: 16 Feb 2012 03:44 PM PST

      Hours per week: 20-30 hours/week Commitment: 3-6 months Reports to:
      Public Programming Manager ABOUT SPUR 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 exhibitions. 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.

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
      - Manage SPUR's forums, walking tours and exhibitions
      - Coordinate logistics and communicate with speakers, hosts and
      members at events
      - 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 calendar
      - Manage online events calendar and publicize programs through SPUR's
      social media channels
      - Maintain exhibitions, 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

      Firm Name: SPUR
      Location: 654 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94105
      Payment: Unpaid
      Contact: Will Heywood Email: internship@...
      Phone:
      Posted: Feb 16, 2012
      Start Date: 1969-12-31
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