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Marketing/Advertising Coordinator

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Until   Sep 5, 2017
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The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation seeks an Advertising/Marketing intern to help with its annual Hovander Homestead Bluegrass Festival fundraiser which will be held over Labor Day Weekend 2017 at Hovander Homestead Park (   The position will work closely with the festival’s Executive Committee and assist with advertising and marketing opportunities for the festival. 


  • Develop and recommend media buys for the Festival including procurement of media schedules, rates, placement opportunities, placement of approved advertisement and fulfillment.
  • Develop and monitor strategic timeline for advertising activities, assuring the timely completion of projects
  • Work with Graphic Design team to develop appropriate advertising and fulfillment pieces for the Festival
  • Process and track all advertising expenses to ensure al projects stay on target and budget.
  • Assist with developing signage for the Festival
  • Other activities as assigned by the Executive Committee


10-15 hours per week through the end of September, 2017 (must be available during the summer as well)

Unpaid but includes 2 free weekend passes to the Festival


  • Must have strong skills in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, attention to detail and presentation skills required
  • Self-starter
  • Must have own transportation (reimbursement for gas)


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