Marketing Intern Posted May 09
GreenBiz Group , Oakland, CA
Marketing Intern
GreenBiz Group
Oakland, CA

GreenBiz Group is hiring a motivated, organized multi-tasker with an interest in the intersection of technology and sustainability. Reporting to the Community Manager, the Marketing Intern will play a key role in assisting with crucial project management and marketing efforts, especially relating to the VERGE 17 conference and expo. This position provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in marketing, project management and event planning.

The Marketing Intern must be available to attend VERGE 17 and pre-conference events, September 17-21 in Santa Clara, CA.


-Support relationship management with marketing partners and sponsors to achieve marketing goals
-Research and identify potential strategic partners
-Develop marketing assets to be utilized by outside partners
-Coordinate distribution timelines for partnership deliverables
-Assist with planning and execution of VERGE 17 VIP events
-Manage selection and invitation process for VIP lunches and dinners in coordination with sponsors
-Lead on-site check in for VIP events with GreenBiz team members and volunteers
-Support conference registration in event management platform (Cvent) in advance of event and on-site during the event, providing a high-caliber customer service experience
-Respond to customer service inquiries
-Assist with planning and execution of on-site check in for 2,000+ attendees at VERGE 17
-Recruit and oversee a team of student volunteers
-Other responsibilities as necessary or as aligned with interests and skills

Requirements & Qualifications:

-BA/BS degree at time of internship preferred
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong desire to understand and address customers’ needs
-Exceptional attention to detail and high standard of excellence
-A collaborative work style and the ability to take direction or work independently as the situation requires
-Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple priorities at once
-Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and HTML a plus
-Enthusiastic commitment to GreenBiz Group’s mission

Other Information:

Hours: 40 per week, 8:30am-5:30pm with some flexibility and optional work from home Fridays
Compensation: Stipend
Dates: July 10-September 29, 2017
Location: Downtown Oakland — convenient to BART and lots of great food options!

Please submit your resume and cover letter via the link below. Candidates will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

About GreenBiz Group:

GreenBiz Group’s mission is to define and accelerate the business of sustainability. We do this through a wide range of products and services, including our acclaimed website and e-newsletters, GreenBuzz and VERGE; webcasts on topics of importance to sustainability and energy executives; research reports, including the annual State of Green Business; the GreenBiz Executive Network, a membership-based, peer-to-peer learning forum for sustainability executives; and conferences: the annual GreenBiz forum in Phoenix and VERGE 17 in Silicon Valley and VERGE Hawaii. For more information, visit

Equal Employment Opportunity:

GreenBiz Group values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. GreenBiz Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.