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Event & Marketing Intern - Idaho Wine Commission (hybrid)


The Idaho Wine Commission supports Idaho's wine grape growers and winemakers. The Idaho Wine Commission acts as the united voice for the Idaho wine industry, helping to grow awareness and sales of Idaho wines. Idaho wines are high quality, an important part of Idaho's economy and growing and developing. The purpose of the Idaho Wine Commission is rooted in the promoting and marketing of the wine industry using various platforms including but not limited to the following: local and out of state events; education through seminars and social media; media missions; continued networking at local and national levels. Internship tasks will include assistance with all of these various projects which all tie back to marketing Idaho’s wine industry, event planning assistance and social media promotion, assistance with various marketing projects, and office assistance. You are especially encouraged to apply if you have multimedia skills, are comfortable with verbal communication, and eager to learn more about event planning and the Idaho agriculture industry.

Project Duties:

Event preparation may include…

  • Working with presenters & zoom coordination
  • Introduction of staff & board members
  • Helping confirm guest speakers
  • Assist with the registration process
  • Virtual/mailed welcome packets
  • Travel coordination for (some) guest speakers
  • Attend events and provide on site assistance as needed
  • Creating marketing materials using Canva. These materials include but are not limited to the following
    • Program agendas
  • Organizing supplies
  • Various errands 
  • Creating QR codes for events 

General Office Duties

  • Telephone and email communication with wineries or consumers as needed
  • Document creation using a variety of programs
  • Organization of supplies between events
  • Monitoring intern emails
  • Monitoring tour brochure requests
  • Monitoring growers information email requests
  • Add industry events to website on a regular basis
  • Attend meeting with vendors / contractors / etc in a supportive role 


Networking Opportunities

  • Will attend meeting with marketing / PR firm which Idaho Wine Commission contracts with for an overview of their role with the wine industry
  • Will attend Industry Meetings with wine industry stakeholders (wineries, vineyards)
  • Will attend Idaho Wine Commission Board Meetings
  • Will attend meeting with an industry social media / marketing expert to get an insider’s view of how the wine industry can be marketed and promoted


  • Personable / Outgoing 
  • Organized & Flexible
  • Willing to work in a fast paced environment and is excited to learn more about event management 
  • Self starter who takes initiative 
  • Can complete a directed task with little to no oversight 
  • Detail oriented

Skills You Will Develop:

  • Event planning and execution 
  • Organization
  • Completing projects within given deadlines
  • Quick critical thinking 
  • Creative thinking for potential new events that our Industry needs
  • The skills that you can develop in this line of work can strengthen your resume and will be transferable to a variety of potential future careers
  • Networking opportunities in the Idaho Agriculture Industry, Wine Industry, and the Boise Community 
  • Public speaking skills (during meetings and presentations)

Additional Student Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's license
  • Must have own vehicle and be willing to drive around Boise / Treasure Valley for job duties / meetings / events 

Age 21 or older by January 1, 2024 required


What is Work U?

The first round of Work U applications is open from February 26 - March 8.

This position lives within the Work U program at Boise State. You may apply to up to three different Work U opportunities.  Work U is a unique internship program that gives you hands-on professional experience, clarity on your career goals, an opportunity to be mentored, focused classroom time, and a chance to build your resume and network – all while gaining three upper-division credits.