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      Woof Beach Ribbon Cutting
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  • Paid Internship with The Downtown Wheaton Association

    Downtown Wheaton Association
    Job Description
    Paid Internship
    Downtown Wheaton Association
    Wheaton, Illinois
     
    Marketing and Special Events
    Starting:  April 13th through August 24th
    Per week/ three days a week: $240
     
    Interested in first-hand experience in public relations, special event planning/production and social media marketing? The Downtown Wheaton Association is responsible for weekly special events in the downtown including Vintage Rides, the Wheaton Wine Walk and Bike Wheaton Fest. The DWA (as it is known) posts weekly on Facebook and issues an e-newsletter each week providing updates on streetscape projects and new business openings.  The organization also publishes a monthly e-shopper newsletter promoting dining specials and retails sales on behalf of the downtown restaurants and shops.  Additional duties include:     
     
    Fridays May 24- August 23: 
    8:30am -9am put up no parking signs on two blocks of Front Street
    5pm-9pm Assist with on site coordination of the Vintage Rides car show on Front Street (two blocks). Evening events include DJ, theme nights, special announcements and prize giveaways.
     
    Saturdays April 13- August 24:
    7am- set up DWA tent in French Market /set up tables and chairs/ sandwich board- interacting with market customers and distribution of  promotional information. On selected Saturdays, you are responsible for welcoming individual downtown business owners who will set up their merchandise in the DWA booth and assist them with setting up their displays.
    2pm- breakdown DWA tent/tables/chairs
    Sandwich board
     
    Thursdays:
    11am- 2pm- assist with weekly social media postings, advance planning for Vintage Rides, Make Music Day, July Sidewalk Sale, the Wheaton Wine Walk and the Bike Wheaton Fest. You will also be responsible for assisting in the distribution of promotional materials and other informational items to the downtown merchants
     
    Contact:  Paula Barrington, Ex. Director
                    630-682-0633
                    Paula@downtownwheaton.com

     
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