Discover Durham
  • Durham, NC, USA
  • 11
  • Hourly
  • Intern - Part Time

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Discover Durham is Durham's marketing and sales agency, helping draw more than 11 million leisure and business visitors to our vibrant, eclectic city last year. The Sales & Services department brings meetings and conferences to Durham, and works to ensure visitors in town for conferences, festivals and other group events have a great experience.  We're seeking a Sales & Services Intern who will play a vital role in serving visitors and helping our team succeed.


Position Responsibilities

  • Assist meeting and event planners with signage, amenities, resource guidance, information about Durham, and logistical support, including delivery of supplies.
  • Assist the sales team with amenity inventory management and planning for trade shows, site visits, and other activities
  • Collect and record data associated with events and sales activities; assist with reporting and analysis
  • Assist with sales correspondence and other administrative tasks


Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service orientation; experience in a hospitality or customer service is preferred
  • Current student candidacy for a degree in hospitality is preferred
  • Must have a driver's license and be able to drive a personal car while at work
  • Ability to work in an event environment that may require lifting and/or moving heavy objects of up to 50 lbs.


The Sales & Services Intern will report to the Director of Sales. The role will be 10-15 hours per week in Discover Durham's offices in the heart of Downtown Durham, at a rate of $11 per hour.  Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required for servicing events. The schedule can be arranged to accommodate the student's class schedule. Free parking will be provided. Please respond by 11:59pm on Friday, September 27th , to be considered for this role. 


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