Event Planning & Tourism   

Do you love planning events? Dream of being an event planner one day?

Then this is the internship for you!

The event planning/tourism intern will focus primarily on projects associated with attracting customers to the street though our event and activities. This will include event logistics and operations, marketing, tourism research, and parking projects all designed to help attract, retain, and market businesses to people within the community. Events we produce are Spring Economic Series Luncheon, Downtown Lifestyle Tour, Downtown Sundown Concert Series, Holly Jolly Stroll, etc.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Help develop and run special events
  • Graphic design and layout
  • Research and develop marketing programs for Downtown Wilmington
  • Research and build ideas for new events
  • Assistance with creating the marketing plan of major new programs, services and events
  • Assist in creating marketing material
  • Draft press releases
  • Communicate and engage with the business community
  • Assist with Quarterly Board Meeting agendas, minutes, and material on either Wednesday, January 25 or Wednesday, April 26 at 4PM.

We are seeking interns who are: creative, outgoing, deadline driven, self- starters, proactive, detail oriented, flexible, committed and think outside the box.

To apply, please send an email using subject headline "event Internship", expressing your interest with your resume and cover letter, as a PDF, attached to office@wilmingtondowntown.com.