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7739 / Tennessee State Parks Marketing and Events
Department of Environment and Conservation

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Unpaid Internship
Summary of Position:
This internship position is located at the William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower at 312 Rosa Parks Avenue, Nashville, TN. The selected candidate will work with the Tennessee State Parks Marketing Department in supporting various events throughout the 56 Tennessee State Parks. Commitment of hours for the internship will vary with requirements of the college or university internship guidelines but will not exceed 30 hours per week. There will be flexibility in scheduling time to accommodate the needs of the student. This internship is an unpaid internship.

Potential Projects and Areas of Focus Include:
 Assist with planning, logistics, and execution of a variety of Tennessee State Parks events, including annual hikes, bike rides, triathlons, and running events.
 Connect with external organizations and community partners to solicit and obtain sponsorships and donations for events.
 Create digital graphics, social media content, and print materials to market events.
 Assist in registration management and financial reporting.
 Participate with the development of new events with the goal of driving revenue while providing high quality experiences for participants.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to perform in the following areas in a fast pace program environment:
 Strong problem solving, project management and planning skills.
 Able to manage multiple concurrent projects independently.
 Deliver quality customer service to internal and external customers.
 Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills.
 Be proficient using Microsoft Office products, especially Microsoft Excel.
 Social media and Adobe experience preferred.

Education / Experience:
The student must be currently enrolled in a college or university focusing on a degree in related fields such as public administration, business administration, marketing, management, public relations, communications, and have an interest in event or sport management. Candidates must receive college credit for their internship and be an undergraduate at an accredited college or university.

All interns will have a primary supervisor who will be responsible for assigning work, providing feedback on performance, and sharing information on opportunities for additional engagement with the department. Additional staff may supervise interns on specific projects in collaboration with the primary supervisor.

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Advertising & Public Relations, Marketing
Eligible to work WITHOUT employer visa sponsorship (i.e. U.S. Citizen/Perm. Resident)

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