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:

Public Relations

  • Work with the Public Relations & Events Coordinator as well as our PR consultant to push Manayunk events to the media
  • Keep track of Manayunk’s news coverage by tracking clips through Google Alerts
  • Update newsletters that are distributed to merchants every other week


  • Work with the Marketing & Events Coordinator as well as our Marketing consultant to push Manayunk events to the public
  • Update and maintain Manayunk.com with event information, homepage design and promotional material
  • Create visuals and graphics for the web, advertisements and social media

Social Media & Email Blasts

  • Post updates on our Facebook page, Twitter handle, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube sites
  • Upload pictures from recent Manayunk events to keep our pages fresh
  • Create e-mail messages to be distributed to our merchants and community members through the Constant Contact operating system

Event Planning

  • Help with all aspects of event planning for several of Manayunk’s signature events including First Friday in Manayunk, Manayunk Arts Festival, Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival and Restaurant Week, and Holidays In Manayunk.


  • Build relationships with Manayunk business owners and community leaders
  • Be knowledgeable about Manayunk’s attractions and key highlights to inform guests that visit our visitors center

Skills & Experience

  • Organization Skills
  • Creativity
  • Ability to Mutli-Task
  • Strong Writing Skills
  • Knowledge of Social Media Trends
  • Graphic Design Skills
  • Event Planning Experience
  • Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Photoshop


We accept applications for interns throughout the year. If interested please send your resume and a short letter to Leksey Maltzman at lmaltzman@manayunk.org.

Deadlines are as follows:
Summer Interns: March 1st
Fall Interns: July 1st
Spring Interns: November 1st