Position Overview

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States (GACC South) is seeking a full-time (40-hr/week) Marketing Intern for our Atlanta office. This 12-month internship, starting in August 2024, offers a unique opportunity to work closely with our Marketing Department, particularly supporting our Event Coordinator with ongoing and new events.
The position is compensated at $15/hour.

Job Description:

As a Marketing Intern, you will collaborate with our staff and managers to support event planning, organization, and execution. You will thrive in this role if you have prior exposure to event planning through internships or university event planning experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing networking events, conferences and larger social events in Georgia and surrounding states.
  • Assist in the organization, planning, implementation, and follow-up of events.
  • Coordinate marketing activities internally and with external vendors.
  • Work closely with Communications Team to effectively promote and market events. An eye for design is a plus to provide feedback on social media posts/graphics.
  • Perform administrative tasks relevant to project and event management. Day-to-day tasks can include: researching event vendors and venues, and subsequently coordinating and communicating event details, managing registration lists and opening registration on our website, addressing any phone or email questions from event guests, communicating and engaging with guests at in-person events, and much more!

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in business administration, marketing, economics, hospitality, or a related field.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of prioritization and efficient allocation of time and resources.
  • Ability to travel around Atlanta and occasionally to surrounding states to execute events; work events on evenings, and occasionally on weekends.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • High comfort level in interacting with clients.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-based and international environment.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, and high attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (most notably Microsoft excel)
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills
    (German language skills are a plus but are not mandatory).

Join GACC South:

If you are eager to gain hands-on experience in marketing and event management within an international business environment, we encourage you to apply for this internship. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our mission of fostering robust German-American business relationships while developing your professional skills.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot answer each application personally.

We review all incoming applications, and if we find your skills meet our particular needs, we will contact you.