Dodge City, KS • Paid
Dodge City Days Intern
The Dodge City Days Intern reports to the President.
No positions report to the Dodge City Days Intern.
The Dodge City Days Internship is designed to give the intern a glimpse into why the Dodge City Days Committee and the Dodge City Area Chamber of Commerce is an integral part of the Dodge City community. The participant will assist Chamber Staff with Dodge City Days planning, events, and community communications. The Dodge City Days Intern will play an important part in office operations and member services, while making lasting contacts in Dodge City and learning the important skill of planning and networking firsthand.
This position is full time /1 FTE from approximately May through August. (Dates will be discussed during interview process)
Operational Duties and Responsibilities
Dodge City Days: Assist Chamber team with the Dodge City Days event – a 10-day community festival that is the largest Western Heritage Celebration in Kansas. Intern will help with event planning, marketing, and promoting the event, and assist with all details and logistics that go into the 10-day festival.
Manage all walk-in traffic and provide answers and supplemental materials to visitors.
Manage the Chamber’s phone system and appropriately filter phone calls.
Assist with graphic design and media projects as needed.
Assist with member communication and facilitation of marketing benefits.
Assist with the Chamber’s point of sale device and account.
Attend and work Chamber events.
Duties will remain fluid and work alterations, substitutions or additions can be made at the discretion of the President and/or Events Director.
Education High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficient in MS Outlook, MS Office, MS Excel, PowerPoint.
Basic knowledge of marketing, advertising, and event planning.
Proficient with technology and ability to learn multiple software programs.
Ability to operate and train on office machines and equipment (e.g., fax machines and printers)
Ability to multi-task and manage time efficiently.
Demonstrate strong customer service skills.
Ability to problem solve and have a high level of attention to detail.
Intern must be available to work all 2023 Dodge City Days dates: July 27, 2023 - August 6, 2023. Compensation: $9.00/hour