Digital Marketing & Events Intern (Paid)

Digital Marketing & Events Intern

$12 an hour - Internship

MTEC SmartZone

Houghton, MI 49931





MTEC SmartZone is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and dependable marketing intern to join the team. In this position, you will assist our marketing coordinator with digital marketing communications and content creation. Your work will include developing monthly newsletters, expanding our marketing channels through social media outreach, and event planning/organization.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Write, edit, and send monthly newsletters utilizing MailChimp
  • Event planning and organization: trainings, webinars, board meetings
  • Assist with managing social media accounts
  • Assist with digital content design for event marketing materials
  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Experience/Skills:

  • Experience with (or ability to learn) email marketing and CRM platforms like MailChimp and Salesforce
  • Possess understanding of basic marketing principles
  • Familiarity with social media strategies and platforms
  • Great writing and editing skills
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work in a team setting, as well as work harmoniously with diverse groups of clients, board members, community members, etc.
  • Ability to work with people that have a variety of personalities and skills



MTEC SmartZone is one of 20 SmartZones in the State of Michigan. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization directed by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), their mission is to accelerate high-tech business growth in the region. Since 2003, MTEC SmartZone has created over 700 high-tech jobs in the Houghton/Hancock area.


Job Type: Internship

Salary: $12.00 /hour




MTEC SmartZone

600 E Lakeshore Drive

Houghton, MI 49931



Contact: Devin Leonarduzzi

Marketing Coordinator