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Do you get excited about events, marketing and local businesses? The Lakeview Chamber of Commerce, the service provider for Special Service Area 27 (SSA 27), seeks a part-time events and marketing intern who is interested in social media content creation, event planning and creative marketing. The intern will gain valuable experience in strategic marketing, social media management and event production, with the goal of supporting local businesses and improving the Lakeview neighborhood. We offer a $1,000 stipend and will work with students on class credit.

Qualifications and Time Commitment
Strong attention to detail, interest in marketing and event planning (or a related field) and experience creating social media content and producing events. Intern must commit to 15-20 hours per week, May 13th - September 6th. We are flexible on which days of the week the intern would spend at our events or in our office at 1409 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL, and will work with your class schedule.

  • Digital Marketing
  • Develop creative social media content and campaigns promoting local businesses and the Lakeview neighborhood
  • Publish articles on Lakeview Chamber’s blog to be included in our bi-weekly eNewsletter
  • Stay up-to-date on events and promotions happening with businesses in the neighborhood
  • Street Team & Print Marketing
  • Create strategic plan for placing event posters in local businesses and organizations
  • Distribute Lakeview neighborhood guides to businesses in Lakeview
  • Event Production
  • Assist with the setup and execution of PorchFest Lakeview (June 2), Low-Line Market (Thursdays, June 6 - October 10) & Lakeview Live (Wednesdays, July 3 - August 28)
  • Other tasks as assigned, and there is an opportunity to develop additional projects based on the intern’s interests and learning goals.

To Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Carisa Marconet
Subject: Events & Marketing Internship

Applications accepted through Monday, April 1st. No phone calls please.