Events and Marketing Summer Internship 2017

Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Inc. (DLSMS), a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri, is accepting resumes for a 2017 summer internship focused on special events and marketing.


  • Develop and draft content for Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street social media, website e-newsletters and other external channels as needed
  • Assist, plan and execute events, including taking the lead on the Annual Downtown Sidewalk Sale and Farmers Market Christmas in July event
  • Design and creation of marketing materials including brochures, digital content, posters, ads and other collateral
  • Assist with other special events and programs, as needed


  • Interest in nonprofits and marketing
  • General knowledge of social media platforms
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products
  • Experience in design based products such as Adobe Creative Suite or Creative Cloud
  • Video production and editing a plus, but not required
  • Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours per week
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work independently
  • Enjoys working with people


  • Part Time – 20 hours per week preferred
  • June-August (flexible start/finish dates)
  • Office Hours are M-F 8:30 am – 5:30 pm with some evenings and weekends
  • Compensation: $10 per hour, up to 20 hours per week

Application Instructions:

Please send the following to Donnie Rodgers, Jr. at

  • Cover letter
  • Resume with references
  • Two writing samples
  • Two examples of design work
  • If completing internship for school credit, please include those requirements needing to be met

About Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street, Inc.: Established in 1989, Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street Inc. (DLSMS) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Lee’s Summit, Missouri. DLSMS follows the Main Street Four-Point Approach® to commercial district revitalization and is an accredited Main Street program through the National Trust Main Street Center. Downtown Lee’s Summit is a recipient of the Great American Main Street Award®, naming it one of the top downtowns in the nation.