Chapman Cultural Center - Special Events Intern

Employer Name:
Chapman Cultural Center


Type of Position: Internship

Position Title:
Special Events Intern

Position Location: Spartanburg, SC

Chapman Cultural Center is seeking a creative individual to help to support the Chapman Cultural Center’s Marketing & Communications team. The Special Events Intern will help assist with special event planning and coordination for our Sunday Programming, Downtown Programming (Street music and performance in downtown Spartanburg), and Spartanburg Soaring! International Kite Festival. The Special Events Intern will also cover cultural events in the Spartanburg Downtown Cultural District through social media.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, setting up, and managing special events

  • Actively recruit, coordinate, and organize volunteers for special events

  • Coordinate and distribute promotional materials

  • Assist with communication between the Special Events Coordinator and special events participants

  • Recruit and research local artists to participate in special events

  • Act as an ambassador for Chapman at your school

  • Work with the marketing team to create and implement a campaign to attract more 20-35 yr. olds to engage with our events

  • Curation and creation of Social Media content

  • Bring a fresh perspective and creative ideas to improve upon our events


  • Gain knowledge and experience in volunteer management

  • Gain skills to manage and plan special events for a large organization

  • Gain experience working inside of a marketing department

  • Work with an outstanding and fun organization making a difference locally

  • Reference letters and recommendations as needed

  • Gain skills to market special events on social media


  • Strong professional demeanor and great interpersonal skills

  • Highly organized and skilled in time management

  • Experience with planning events for 100+ attendees is, a plus

  • Reliable transportation and the ability to drive to locations within 15 miles of the Center.

  • Some weekend work is required

  • Social Media experience, particularly Instagram, is a plus

  • Spartanburg resident, is a plus

How to apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to:
Rachel Wilson
Marketing & Communications Director

Sorry, no phone calls, please.