Marketing + Events Intern (part-time, paid)
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis until August 4, 2023
Hours + Compensation
20 hours a week, $1,000/month stipend. College internship documentation can be provided.
August 15, 2023 - November 15, 2023 (3 months, start and end dates flexible)
Bok is a creative hub in South Philadelphia providing affordable workspace to artists, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and many other business types. Today the 340,000 square foot building is filled with over 200 businesses, makers, creatives, and community services and draws over 250,000 visitors annually for events, programming, and food offerings within the building. The scale of the building means there is the ability to accommodate a wide variety of users in spaces ranging from 200 square feet to 25,000 square feet. Bok has many types of businesses — ranging from non-profits, bakeries and test kitchens, architects and lawyers, designers and photographers, artists and craftspeople, musicians, a hair salon, a pre-school, and a community health clinic. To learn more about Bok, please visit www.buildingbok.com.
Scout is the urban design and development practice leading the redevelopment of the iconic Bok building in South Philadelphia. At our core, we are urbanists that believe that atypical spaces require atypical approaches. We examine the pre-existing constraints and use these as the framing for new possibilities to emerge in resourceful, creative, and unexpected ways. With a mix of expertise — from design and planning to project management and community engagement — we are interested in non-traditional development and bringing old buildings back to life. To learn more about Scout, please visit www.scout-ltd.com.
About the Internship
Are you a motivated and creative individual looking for an exciting opportunity to gain experience in Marketing and Event coordination? Scout, the urban design and development practice leading the redevelopment of the iconic Bok building in South Philadelphia, is seeking a talented Marketing and Events Intern to join our dedicated team.
This part-time fall internship will focus on engaging with our Bok tenant community and facilitate marketing efforts, including supporting our largest internal event, Open Studios. As a Marketing and Events Intern at Scout, you will have the unique opportunity to engage with the incredible Bok tenant community and support our marketing efforts. This internship offers valuable hands-on experience in a fast-paced, creative environment.
We’re looking for an engaged thinker with a diverse skill set, who will bring creativity and enthusiasm to our small and dedicated team. The ideal candidate is pursuing or holds an undergraduate degree in communications, PR, marketing, urban studies/urban planning, graphic design and/or business administration. Successful candidates will have a relevant background, applicable skills and enthusiasm for Scout’s work.
Support the Bok events team in planning + implementing the Fall 2023 Open Studios, Bok's largest internal event (required to work the event on 10/13)
Liaise with Scout staff, interview tenants and gather assets to develop content for the winter edition of Bok’s printed quarterly newspaper
Gather and upload content for the monthly Bok email newsletters in Mailchimp
Support the development of marketing materials and signage for Bok as required
Spearhead the ideation and production of Bok promotional materials
Support the Bok Events team with promotion and channel and calendar management
Support in content ideation for the Bok Instagram, and create Instagram Reels videos on an as-needed basis (no more than 2 per month) to promote tenants and events
Archive Bok’s printed press features and organize files and develop a system for press tracking and archiving
Provide general administrative support across workstreams
A self-motivated and proactive individual who can work independently and manage time efficiently.
Strong attention to detail and a precise approach to work.
Comfortable with administrative tasks and able to maintain a high level of organization.
Excellent communication skills, particularly in writing and copyediting.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Graphic design and photography experience are highly desirable.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, Instagram, Microsoft Office, MailChimp, and Squarespace.
This internship is a part-time position for the fall season, offering an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience and contribute to the vibrant Bok community. If you are passionate about marketing, events, and community engagement, and eager to make a difference, we want to hear from you!
Compensation for this role is a $1,000/month stipend. College internship documentation can be provided. Intern must commit to 20 hours a week, in-person.
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Bok Marketing & Events Internship” in the subject line. Only applicants who submit all these materials through email as stated will be considered. Applications will be accepted until August 4th, 2023.
Bok is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Bok provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.