Johnstown Internship – Event Promotion

Internship description
Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau
111 Roosevelt Blvd., Ste A
Johnstown, PA 15906
(800) 237-8590

Special Events Assistant—summer

Company/Organization Description:

The Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau is the designated tourism promotion agency for Cambria County. Its mission is to attract visitors to the area through advertising, public relations, special events, and other programs. Currently, the CVB plans and executes large events such as PolkaFest and Thunder in the Valley®, which draw more than 200,000 visitors to the area.

Internship Description:

The intern(s) will work out of the bureau’s office on Roosevelt Blvd. in Johnstown and will also be required to work at the event sites during the two large events. The intern(s) will be given tasks relating to event planning, advertising, marketing, and public relations. The summer-semester interns will be required to work up to 30+ hours per week from May 2018 until mid-August 2018 and will be given a stipend based on performance.

Skills Needed:

Strong work ethic and design/planning/organization/problem solving skills are desired. Writing experience is a must. The ability to use Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Publisher is preferred. Candidate(s) must be able to work in a fast-paced, busy environment. The summer-semester candidate(s) must also be able to work during the events which take place June 1-3, 2018 and June 21-24, 2018. Candidate(s) should be seeking a degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism or Business Management/Marketing.

Benefits for Student(s):

The special events internship will provide the student the opportunity to be closely involved in all facets of event planning for two major events produced by the bureau. This includes writing press releases, developing media kits, producing newsletters, and taking photos amongst other tasks

Contact Information:
Olivia Bragdon, Communications Coordinator
Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau
111 Roosevelt Blvd., Ste. A
Johnstown, PA 15906
(800) 237-8590
oliviab@visitjohnstownpa.com

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