Economic Development Intern

Economic Development Intern

Website Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development

Location: Hendersonville, NC
Position: Economic Development Intern



The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development is seeking an Economic Development Intern to support our retention and recruitment efforts of advanced manufacturing companies. In the fast-paced economic development world, every day is different. The primary responsibility of this position will be to build improvements in our operations through research database entry, communications, marketing, and events.


Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist communications for the team
• Assistance with membership outreach and invoicing
• Event & meeting support
• Office Support & Organization


Additional Responsibilities:
• Lead generation appointment setting, research and outreach to prospective businesses
• Support requests for information through research, compilation and design (if applicable)
• Content support (web, press releases, social media, annual report, proof reading, detailing)
• Database support (Salesforce, sites & buildings inventory)
• Assistance with Made in Henderson County program
• Assistance with Project Management
• Other duties as assigned


Desired Skills & Experience: Candidate should possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Candidate must be well organized, motivated, and self-directed. Must be proficient in current Office platforms and software, any experience with Adobe or Salesforce would be valuable. Candidate must be able to support economic development in Henderson County and work with all of our partners and stakeholders.


Hours: We are seeking an Intern for the Summer Semester and potentially could extend through the Fall semester. Full Time desired, 40 hours a week. Office hours are Monday- Friday, 8:00 AM -5:00 PM. Part time may be considered. Should a candidate desire to work part time, they would be required to be in the office five days a week, attend all Board Meetings and special events that may be before or after traditional hours.


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Job posting will be active until position is filled. HCPED is an equal opportunity employer.

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