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Monday, March 4, 2024

Chamber seeks marketing and events intern

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The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a summer intern to fill critical events and marketing roles. The Naperville Chamber is the largest suburban chamber in Illinois and hosts over 400 events each year. This is an opportunity for students looking to share creative ideas in a team setting, as well as learn valuable communication skills and the process of implementing an event or marketing initiative from start to finish.

chamber“Having a student intern is a great way to introduce them to the work the Chamber does, and educate them on the importance of connecting with city officials, local businesses and the community at large to promote the local economy,” said Nicki Anderson, president & CEO of the Naperville Chamber. “At this critical point in their education, students can begin to understand their role in the economy and how they can work to improve it for themselves and future generations.”

Potential tasks include but are not limited to:

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  • Helping to plan and organize programs and special events
  • Assist with management of Member database, Weblink
  • Develop and implement marketing and communication tools including website updates, email communications, and written materials
  • Produce graphic design for marketing materials

Skills interns are expected to have or learn include but are not limited to:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience proofreading and editing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of social media including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and WordPress
  • Ability to identify target markets and “speak” to that consumer
  • Ability to contribute individually and with a team effort
  • Knowledge of email marketing tools: Constant Contact, SurveyMonkey is a plus

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Nicki Anderson at nanderson@naprville.net.

The deadline to apply is March 31.

Did You Know? The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is the largest suburban Chamber in Illinois with an active membership of 1,500 organizations of every size and from every sector, who participate in more than 400 briefings, committee gatherings, events, and programs annually. Through its programming, the Chamber provides leadership for the benefit of region’s business community by promoting economic growth and advocating the interests of business. For its efforts in promoting free enterprise and the business community, the Chamber has been recognized with 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an honor bestowed on only 1 percent of Chambers, out of the nearly 7,000 in the nation.

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