Employment Opportunities


Internships are offered at the Manayunk Development Corporation throughout the year during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. We are a small office looking for self-starters and motivated team players to help us with public relations, marketing, social media and event planning for the Manayunk brand. Intern’s duties would include but are not limited to:

Social Media

  • Frequently post updates on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages
  • Upload photos from recent Manayunk events to keep our pages fresh


  • Work with the Director of Marketing & Events and Marketing Coordinator to push Manayunk events to the public
Public Relations
  • Keep tabs on Manayunk's news coverage by tracking clips through Google Alerts
  • Submit events to all Philadelphia media calendar
Event Planning
  • Help with all aspects of event planning for several of Manayunk's signature events, including Harvest Fest (fall), StrEAT Food Festival (spring), and Manayunk Arts Festival (summer)


  • Build relationships with Manayunk business owners and community leaders
  • Be knowledgeable about Manayunk's attractions and key highlights to inform visitors of our events and our office

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Organization skills
  • Creativity
  • Ability to mutli-task
  • Strong writing skills
  • Knowledge of social media trends
  • Event planning experience

We accept applications for interns throughout the year. If interested, please send your resume and a short letter to .

Deadlines are as follows:

  • Summer Interns: March 1st
  • Fall Interns: July 1st
  • Spring Interns: November 1st


Part time position - 20-24 hours per week, approx 11a – 5p
Monday - Thursday plus some event nights and weekends

Receptionist duties include but are not limited to:

General Office

  • Greet walk-in visitors-- answer basic questions and give out materials
  • Answer phones-- direct calls to the appropriate team member/take messages
  • Sort through incoming mail and packages and distribute/keep mail station organized
  • Manage email address
  • Keep inventory of basic office supplies — check and order supplies as needed
  • Filing (invoices, event tear sheets, press)
  • Have knowledge of MNYK events, businesses, and owners
  • Have knowledge about Main Street businesses and neighborhood sights (Pretzel Park/towpath, etc) for walk-in recommendations


  • Set up common area/conference room for meetings
  • Communicate with committee chairs about scheduled meetings and board meetings
  • Confirm and set meetings for members with appropriate staff
  • Take minutes at meetings


  • Update member listings on website from current member list


  • Handle MNYK inventory and sell MNYK merchandise
  • Help distribute marketing materials to businesses in the district

Interested applicants should send their resumes to