Polaris Fashion Place

Polaris Fashion Place Marketing Intern

Jobs Description

  • Objective for the intern will include planning, implementing, and executing (in partnership with Marketing Director) summer events with a primary goal of our Summer Concert series and KidX events.
  • Interns will experience first-hand the fast-paced world of program development and delivery in a mall setting.

  • This summer-long program will teach interns the responsibilities required of a marketing professional as well as the culture, mission, vision and values of Washington Prime Group. 

  • The intern is expected to work 20-30 hours a week for 14 weeks over the summer period. The pay is $8.50 an hour. Course credit is optional. 

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Areas of Responsibility

  • Assist event staff with planning and execution of events including set up/tear down
  • Assist with planning phases of the KidX Programs including event logistics and execution.
  • Complete promotional recaps that include copies of all event advertising to send out to clients.
  • Research potential event partners and sponsors for annual events.
  • Provide creative ideas to make Polaris Fashion Place events unique and attractive to draw new customers.
  • Survey event participants to find best advertising/promotion medium.
  • Assist with organization of event video and photo archives.
  • Maintain portions of the Polaris Fashion Place Website including adding tenant sales, events and job postings.
  • Create online/digital marketing content
  • Participate in team brainstorms and company meetings
  • Participate in weekly meetings or conference calls with marketing team to review event outcomes and prepare for upcoming events.
  • Due to the company's team focus, you may be asked to help out in other areas, performing other duties as assigned. 

Education / Experience Requirements

 

  • Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a degree in Hospitality, Event Management, Marketing, PR, Communications, or other relevant degree.  
  •  Washington Prime Group requires a background check.
  • Experience in event planning and execution. Experience can include internships and extracurricular activities/events.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, a strong desire and ability to work with children, and a willingness to learn.
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft software applications and have above-average communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate effective conflict resolution and customer service skills for interaction with customers, tenants, and co-workers
  • Strong working knowledge of Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram
  • He or she must also be able to multitask, think outside the box, demonstrate initiative, think on their feet and troubleshoot problems.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as pulling pallets, walking extensively, moving boxes, etc.
  • Must be able to work business hours Monday-Friday with occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Be willing to work extended hours, in order to meet the objectives of the summer programming.
  • Be capable of working in an outdoor setting for extended periods of time. 

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to polarisfashionplace@washingtonprime.com for consideration.