Starry Nights ‘Merchandise Intern’

Monday, August 14th from 12:00am to Monday, December 11th, 2017 12:00am (CT)
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Shelby Farms Park and Greenline are managed and operated by the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. Our vision is to give rise to a celebrated 21st century park that defines and shapes a great city.

Title: Starry Nights ‘Merchandise Intern’

Supervisor:  Natalie Wilson, Senior Manager of Events + Programs


Requirements and Qualifications:

Experience with Microsoft office (excel, word, etc.)

Strong written communication skills

Finance, Accounting or Business Management major preferred

Driver’s license & personal vehicle

Ability to work weekends

Strong Ability to multi-task several projects simultaneously

Ability to recruit and motivate volunteers

Intermediate to advanced planning and organizational skills

Team Player with a positive attitude

Enjoys working with all types of people

Ability to work well under pressure + be flexible with change

Creative and Innovative

Hours of Position: Fall of 2016; hours determined by school

Brief position summary: Assist the Senior Manager of Events + Programs to develop, organize and implement the merchandise sales during Shelby Farms Park largest fundraiser, Starry Nights.


Research of holiday merchandise + apparel

Organization  of an inventory system for current Park merchandise sales

Assist in ordering of new merchandise

Organize training workshops for volunteer team to sell merchandise in the Mistletoe Village Gift Shop

Maintain organization of merchandise sold + re-order of merchandise throughout Starry Nights

Develop a Merchandise Manual for successful sales strategy for ongoing use in the Park, including Starry Nights

This internship will take place from the middle of August to the middle of December - exact schedules will be determined between intern and supervisor.