Event Planning & Tourism   

Do you love planning events or 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 through our events and activities. This will include event logistics and operations, marketing, tourism research, and parking projects that are all designed to help attract, retain and market businesses to people within the community. The events we produce include the Spring Economic Series Luncheon, Downtown Lifestyle Tour, Downtown Sundown Concert Series, Fall Growler Luncheon, and the Holly Jolly Stroll.

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 for 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

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 the subject headline "event Internship", expressing your interest with your resume and cover letter, as a PDF, attached to office@wilmingtondowntown.com.