Employment Opportunities

Downtown Indy, Inc. has a strong team environment where success depends upon collaboration and coordination within the organization and with other agencies, businesses, and government entities. See below for a list of job opportunities and internship positions.

Communications & Marketing Internship

  Applicants with majors in journalism, communications, public relations, advertising and tourism management are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have strong communication and organizational skills, be able to work with limited direction and on multiple projects, be creative and have strong oral and written skills.

Full Description

Downtown Indy, Inc. offers an internship in the marketing and communications department. The candidates should have strong communication and organizational skills, be able to work with limited direction and on multiple projects, be creative and have strong oral and written skills. Experience with design software (Photoshop, etc.), website content management and AP style guidelines are helpful. Applicants with majors in journalism, communications, public relations, advertising and tourism management are encouraged to apply. A final start date will be determined once a candidate has been selected.

Internship Description

Under the general supervision of the senior director of communications, the intern will:

  • Assist with the Monumental Weekend media relations campaign and news releases and pitch to the local print and broadcast media.
  • Help write and program the weekly e-news publication.
  • Help generate media coverage of Downtown Indianapolis and DII and its programs by developing story ideas, drafting news releases and media advisories and organizing news events and press conferences, as needed.
  • Maintain and update current media kit materials including fact sheets and backgrounders about Downtown history, attractions, events, and DII programs and initiatives.
  • Assist with compiling and distributing Downtown Pocket Map and other printed materials.
  • Assist with maintaining Downtown Indy, Inc.'s web page.
  • Assist with DII events.
  • Assist with design projects.
  • Assist with cross marketing opportunities.
  • Update media database & venue files.
  • Assist with research and tracking as needed.
  • Attend IDMI Board and other key DII partnership meetings.
Compensation
Interns will receive a monthly stipend along with a parking allowance.

Internship Application Process
  • Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to apply for an internship with Downtown Indy, Inc.
  • Selected applicants will be contacted by phone and interviewed.
  • Interviews will take place at Downtown Indy, Inc. at our offices in the Chase Tower, 111 Monument Circle, Ste. 1900.
Send resume, cover letter and one writing sample to:
Downtown Indy, Inc.
Attn: Jennifer Hanson
Senior Communications Director
111 Monument Circle, Ste. 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Timeframes

Summer: May - August 2017
Full Time
Application Deadline: March 17

Fall: August - December 2017
Part Time
Application Deadline: April 7 (note earlier deadline)

Spring: January - May 2018
Part Time
Application Deadline: Nov. 18

Resources

111 Monument Circle,
Ste. 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
  (317) 237-2222