Biederman Redevelopment Ventures (BRV) is seeking candidates for a Park Programs Intern in our San Francisco office. BRV is a public space consulting firm contracted to manage and operate Salesforce Park on top of the Salesforce Transit Center, in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco. BRV is planning and implementing an extensive calendar of community-based programming and events to draw people to the space and enrich the neighborhood. A strong candidate will be passionate about public events, urban parks, and other urban planning-related topics. The ideal candidate will enjoy engaging with the public, be comfortable working independently and with others, and have the maturity to troubleshoot and handle issues as they arise in a public park setting. He/she will be expected to understand our park philosophy and be interested in learning to independently coordinate small programs/events on the park.
• Assist in coordinating and executing Salesforce Park’s robust, year-round schedule of public programs and performances, which includes crafts, music, theater, dance, fitness classes, and children’s activities • Assist in the opening, closing, and monitoring of amenity areas in the park (reading room, art cart, games cart) • Work outdoors in the park, interacting with park staff and programming partners
Current college undergraduate or graduate student with academic or extracurricular interest in urban parks, urban planning, event planning, and/or cultural institutions/activities • Interest and ability to engage with the public • Strong communication and interpersonal skills • Responsible and detail oriented with excellent observational skills • Outgoing, mature, and assertive, with a “no job too small” attitude • Willingness, desire, and ability to get hands dirty • Ability to maintain high energy and positive attitude
Please apply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with “Events and Programming Intern” and your name in the subject line. In the body of the e-mail, submit a cover letter expressing your qualifications and why you like parks and/or events. Please attach a resume.