Purposes of Position:
The Social Media and Communication Intern will use social media and in person interactions to extend travelers’ stays through inspirational and accurate information, exceptional customer service in every medium, and a passion for the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region.
Research social media best practices and emerging platforms/ tools and how they apply to tourism marketing.
Research, enter and approve events in online regional event calendar.
Prepare and send out events calendar to bi-weekly mailing list and publications
Coordinate with other staff to keep an active twitter account and accurate event calendar at all times
Contribute to Eugene, Cascades & Coast blogs
Attend festivals and events to promote Travel Lane County and its members
Assist visitors with trip planning, booking accommodations and recreational activities
Retail sales and duties
Work shifts at the Downtown or Springfield Adventure Centers and in the Mobile Adventure Center
Other duties as assigned
Passion for and knowledge of the Eugene, Cascades & Coast’s (Lane County’s) soft adventure, culinary, and arts offerings
Exceptional customer service
Ability to work easily & professionally with a variety of people
Loyalty to Travel Lane County; positive representation
Clear written and oral communication
Ability to handle fast paced customer service environment and multiple tasks at one time
Use of a multi-line phone
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, internet)
Accurate data entry
Ability to lift 40 lbs from the floor and carry
Ability to stand for duration of an 8 hr shift
Ability and willingness to use standard cleaning supplies
Willingness to work after hours events when necessary
Ability to work weekends
Ability to pass a background check
Ability to secure an OLCC servers permit
Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
This part time internship pays $9.50/hr, requires weekend work and reports to the VP of Tourism Marketing and the Adventure Center Manager.
We are looking for one intern for that would work 20 hours per week June to September with the potential for continuing through Spring Term 2014 at 10 hours per week. Work during school breaks is required.
This position is open until filled. Interviews start immediately.
To apply, send: a resume and a cover letter to Travel Lane County attn: Human Resources, PO Box 10286, Eugene OR 97440 or email: jobs@EugeneCascadesCoast.org.
Cover letters should highlight the applicant’s knowledge and passion for the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region as well as any relevant experience. Please limit cover letters to one page.