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EDO Internship Opportunities



May 2, 2016


May 2, 2016

Eco Dev Marketing & International Intern, Richardson Economic Development Partnership (Richardson, TX)

1. Monitor Richardson news stories daily and post relevant articles to REDP website/social media
2. Research economic development data and regularly update REDP website with current information
3. Contribute in development, editing and formatting of newsletter
4. Assist in organizing and producing committee meetings
5. Maintain updated database of Richardson technology companies
6. Creative projects utilizing Adobe design programs as assigned
7. Other research projects as assigned

Mayor’s Office of International Business Responsibilities
1. Research projects utilizing various corporate information databases
2. Assist with content for newsletter and social media posting to constituents
3. Assist with organizing meetings with foreign delegations and other visitors to Richardson
4. Maintain International Calendar website; communications with participating foreign/ethnic chambers of commerce
5. Other projects as defined by Director, Mayor’s Office of International Business

Required skills:
1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
2. Microsoft Office proficiency (Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Access/MySQL database optional)
3. Experience managing a social media account for a business or organization
4. Familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS) and e‐marketing software such as Constant Contact ‐ helpful but not required
5. Professional behavior and appearance
6. Ability to work in teams effectively and respond to feedback

Preferred qualifications:
1. Master’s degree student with Bachelor of Business Administration preferred
2. Major in Marketing or International Business preferred
3. If both parties agree, availability to continue internship beyond Summer
4. English as primary language; foreign language as a secondary language (e.g.

French, German, Korean, Japanese, or Mandarin Chinese) – helpful but not required

To apply for this internship, please send your resume and cover letter to Jenny Mizutowicz – jenny@telecomcorridor.com.