We are looking for a team of sidekicks to help the Ashton Events and Bloom Shakalaka staffs in the fall of 2020. We’re searching for dynamic, motivated individuals eager to get hands-on experience in the creative event and floral industry. Whether your interest is in event management, design, florals or just dabbling in a mix of creative jobs, our semester-long internship program is designed to give you a wealth of knowledge and opportunities! We promise informative, hands-on projects and a detailed learning experience. Possible opportunity to extend internship and/or employment within the company. Please note that you must be available to work out of our downtown Lakeland office.


  • cheerful & upbeat
  • organized & detail-oriented
  • passionate about design and/or event industry
  • social media savvy
  • strong writing skills
  • fluent in Adobe Creative Suite
  • fluent in Microsoft Office
  • familiar with WordPress
  • decisive & a problem solver
  • innovative & resourceful
  • has a knack for crafting
  • available to work 8 hours/week in office as well as event days (mainly Saturdays)
  • has access to a Mac laptop



  • Helping with general studio & office tasks (including some errands and studio maintenance)
  • Hands-on bimonthly projects with management-level mentorship
  • Bimonthly meetings with management
  • Event weekend experience
  • Answer phone calls in the office
  • Earn (2) college credit hours


To apply, create a Pinterest board of 15-20 pins that represent you as a person/your personality with captions on each picture that explain why you chose them (hint: not wedding pictures! We want to get to know YOU😊). Send a link to the board, (creativity & ingenuity is enthusiastically encouraged!) as well as a short resume, to jessica@ashtonevents.com. We will be in touch with applicants to set up interviews in the following weeks to discuss this position in more detail. We can’t wait to hear from you!