Redwood Area Chamber is looking for a Summer Intern

Redwood Area Chamber & Tourism

Marketing & Community Development Internship Job Description

Reports to: Executive Director

Paid position $12.50/hour, 20-30 hours/week as early as mid May to mid-late August.

  Redwood Area Chamber & Tourism is a membership-based, private, non-profit organization that serves the interests of member businesses while providing community leadership to ensure the economic advancement of the Redwood Area.  We specialize in “building business while building relationships.” All Chamber staff regularly:

  • Interact with the community which may include answering phones, assisting walk-in customers (tourists and residents) with community information, directions, and more.
  • Present a professional image of the Chamber and the Redwood Area by maintaining a positive attitude, keeping informed and aware of the Chamber’s and community’s activities, & supporting Chamber members.
  • Assist with the set-up and tear-down of Chamber events, displays, and routine Office organizational and cleaning maintenance.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop marketing, promotions, advertising and public relations to enhance the Chamber’s primary goals of Workforce and Community Development as determined by the Executive Board.
  • Execute and assist with the development of Workforce & Community Development and Membership recommendations & initiatives established by Chamber Board.


  • Attributes: positive attitude, highly organized, ability to work independently, attention-to-detail, team player, friendly, task-oriented, fast learner, able to prioritize, community oriented, adaptable, able to manage time/multi-task.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Marketing proficiency using social media platforms.
  • Strong people skills and customer service experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Publisher, Outlook, Excel, and graphic design, specifically, Canva, preferred.
  • Physical requirements may require sitting or standing for longer periods of time, lifting or moving boxes/supplies weighing more than 20 pounds.
  • Must provide own transportation.
  • Dress in a professional manner, appropriate for the weather and working conditions.

Additional Job Functions:

  • Be a resource for Small Businesses: Assist with the renovation and facilitation of “Chamber 101”, an instructional session to lead members in maximizing their membership benefits.
  • Work with the Board’s Communications Team to expand and promote our brand, image and communications.
  • Engage & Connect Small Businesses: Increase promotional marketing including member testimonials/videos.  Work on a Lunch & Learn/Business Tour plan for 2024-25 year.
  • Create a New Member Documentation reporting form.
  • Assist with Event Promotion/Facilitation: 2 July Golf Events, Fall Festival preparation, Ambassador Committee presentations and ribbon-cuttings.
  • Support Chamber’s Workforce Development & Redwood Area Schools Partnership and research new programming options.
  • Support Community Development and new diversity, inclusion, and, retention programing.
  • If schedule allows, attend Minnesota Chamber event, “Summer Refresh” with Executive Director on May 23, 2024.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Relative Academic Areas for Intern preferred: Communications, Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Management, Entrepreneurship, or Community Development.

For more information and to apply please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] by April 19, 2024

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