Floral & Event Design Intern
- Depends on experience
- Part Time / Full Time
- Employer Very Likely to Respond
The Sales and Design department of The JDK Group and Weddings by JDK seeks a passionate and results-driven intern to assist with all design and execution aspects for this upcoming event and wedding season.
The candidate will work closely with the Director of Floral Design team to ensure all floral production and design-related elements are handled in a timely and professional manner. Excellent eye for creative design, organizational skills, and the ability to critically think, problem solve and prioritize are a huge asset. The ability to work in a fast paced team environment is required.
We are only accepting one candidate for the Spring Term and require a minimum of 24 hours a week to participate in the internship program. This internship can be done for college credit if coordinated as such by the student/advisor, but is unpaid with the opportunity for employment after term is completed, all based on evalutaion.
Assist the Director of Floral & Design in weekly tasks required in preparation for the floral and design department to prepare for upcoming events.
- Assist in the creation of design and writing of proposals for potential clients.
Assist in the floral design and production area- learning to process, handle and organize large orders of fresh flowers for each week’s wedding and events.
Assist in the preparation of vases, décor and other hard goods needed for weekly events. With proper experience the applicant may be asked to assist and learn to create arrangements and other various design elements such as ceremony aisle décor pieces.
Assist in database entry using various databases and creation of visually appealing design proposals.
Assist in office related errands and general administration needs when requested to fulfill department ease.
Serve as primary support for the Director of Floral & Design on and off site.
Desired Skills & Experience
Interest or background in the event, entertainment, and/or floral industry
Strong multi-tasking, organizational, and time management skills
Creative and critical thinking is required
Familiar with the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
Ability to work as part of a professional creative team.
High-energy, self-managing, and self-starter personality
Commitment to the mission and work of the JDK Group
The JDK Group is an integrated event firm hosting a collection of event companies ( JDK Catering, Weddings by JDK, and Imagine Event Design ). Originally founded in 1987 as the premier provider of catering services in the Harrisburg area, the company has evolved their product line to meet the event needs of the greater Central Pennsylvania region. As a woman-owned business guided by the entrepreneurial spirit of Jennifer Delaye, the JDK team passionately produces award-winning events by the means of innovative food concepts, enchanting event design, strategic event execution plans, and a keen understanding to deliver a customer-focused experience.