We are looking for a team of sidekicks to help the Ashton Events staff in the fall of 2019. We’re searching for dynamic, motivated individuals eager to get hands-on experience in the creative event 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 field-trips, hands-on projects and a detailed curriculum. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 with captions on each picture that explains why you chose each picture and why you would be an awesome sidekick for Ashton Events. Send a link to the board, (creativity & ingenuity is enthusiastically encouraged!) as well as a short resume, to sarah@ashtonevents.com. The application deadline is Friday 3/29/19. We will be in touch with applicants to set up interviews on April 4th and 5th to discuss this position in more detail. We can’t wait to hear from you!

 

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