Marketing & Communications Intern

Business Name: 
Golden Gate Restaurant Association
Hotel, Restaurant, Hospitality
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Internship
Grade Level: 
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
4-5 days per week, 8 hrs per day with some evening and weekend events
Pay Range: 
Unpaid. College credit

As an unpaid internship, we compensate you with the invaluable opportunity to have hands-on experience and develop skills to propel you to the next level in your career. And we'll work with your college for credits. You'll be exposed to event planning, marketing, sponsorship, and programming, among other things. You'll get an insider look at how a popular food event in San Francisco is produced (Eat Drink SF has 8,500 attendees over four days) and develop relationships with key industry stakeholders. 

Duration of Position: 

June 5, 2017 - August 28, 2017

Position Description: 

We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Intern to roll up her/his sleeves and join our team with the planning and execution of a popular four-day consumer food, wine, and spirits festival, Eat Drink SF, taking place August 24 - 27 in San Francisco. The programming lineup includes food and drink tastings, classes, culinary stage demonstrations, influential culinary personalities and more. This position offers the right intern the opportunity to get in-depth in the SF Bay Area restaurant community, and to learn the ins-and-outs of the marketing & communications process of a large scale event (about 8,500 attendees).

We have an open position for an intern for 3 months. This internship requires full-time June 5 - August 28. As an intern you must be available the entire week of August 21 - 27. The intern must be 21+ years old at the start of the internship.

To learn more about Eat Drink SF, please visit:
To learn more about the Golden Gate Restaurant Association:

Position Responsibilities: 

-- Reports to Marketing & Business Development Director
-- Manage consumer & sponsor social media campaigns (Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram)
-- Track reporting for all sponsors social media
-- Track & monitor impressions for all marketing campaigns
-- Manage various web pages on the festival's website
-- Assist Marketing Director to complete various event signage
-- Participate in team calls and meetings where appropriate
-- Working with the city's top chefs and industry professionals
-- Onsite, this position will manage all social media throughout the festival, in addition to general support.

Required Qualifications: 

-- Is 21 or older by June 5, 2017
-- Has your own laptop
-- Highly skilled in MS Office and Google Docs
-- Proficient with social media content creation and strategy (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram)
-- Extremely detailed-oriented and organized
-- Strong writing skills
-- Strong communication skills on the phone, in email, and in person
-- Passionate about the food/beverages/hospitality industries
-- Proactive and can work independently with minimal guidance
-- Can commit to full-time by June 5

Preferred qualifications

-- Familiarity with Wordpress preferred but not required
-- Restaurant experience preferred but not required
-- Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop

How to Apply: 

Please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter explaining why you are the right candidate for this opportunity to

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled