Inside the DeVos Place
DeVos Place at night
Landscaping outside the DeVos Place
Sunset falling on DeVos Place
DeVos Place exterior
Looking up at the DeVos Place exterior
Inside the foyer
Looking up at the atrium
Exterior windows of DeVos Place

Marketing Intern

Marketing Internship Position for Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall

This position will begin in August/September 2019 and end in December 2019. Applicants wishing to intern for a longer period of time are also welcome.

Applicants must be current college students who will earn class credit for completing the internship.

Applicants must be available to work full-time, Monday through Friday, from 8 AM to 5 PM, plus some evenings and weekends.

Marketing, communications, hospitality & tourism, recreation, or related majors preferred. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft based computer systems, including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat & Photoshop preferred, but not necessary. Must be responsible, a self-starter, creative, enthusiastic, and must work well with others. Communication skills are a must.

Duties include: assisting with the development of marketing and promotions, giving tours of Van Andel Arena, working the main switchboard, assisting with the behind the scenes planning of an event, maintaining the catalog of newspaper articles, recording event hotlines, creating event display windows, distributing posters and flyers, creating promotional materials for upcoming events, updating and posting events and articles on websites, updating Facebook and other social media pages, organizing ticket giveaways through social media, research and outreach to targeted organizations for special events, in-depth event research for specialized blog posts and news releases, attending weekly marketing and staff meetings, and all other duties/responsibilities as assigned.

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Alison Goodyke, Marketing Manager, at agoodyke@smggr.com. The deadline to apply is June 9th. No phone calls, please.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.