SPUR Front Desk Ambassador (San Francisco)

by Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley on December 9, 2013

in University Jobs

Commitment • Schedule: 10-20 hours per week • Commitment: 3+ months • Reports to: Research and Volunteer Coordinator Summary This role merges reception, membership services, exhibition guide and event support at SPUR’s San Francisco office. As SPUR's friendly face, Ambassadors will be in constant contact with visitors, policy staff, forum guests and our board members. This position will have the responsibility of managing email, letters and other correspondence that we receive. The Ambassador will provide information about our exhibitions and help to make sure that their contents remain safe. In addition, we will look for the Ambassador to attract new members to our organization. Essential Functions RECEPTION • Serve as a source of information for our guests • Support a high level of communication • Act as a public face of SPUR, sharing our mission and encouraging new memberships PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT EVENTS • Support Public Engagement team in setting up, breaking down and management of SPUR programs and events • Opportunity to act as Tuesday night host for evening programs EXHIBITS • Provide basic information on the exhibition and guide visitors to the entrance • Replace light bulbs, enter data into our database and handle other functional necessities • Protect the exhibition, help control improper behavior around the area MEMBERSHIP • Act as support staff for our members, ensuring excellent customer service • Assist with check-in for members and non-members for SPUR events Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Interest in cities, public policy and urban issues • Ability to communicate in writing, over the phone and in person • Knowledge of Word and Excel to mail merge, database experience and Mac OS experience preferred • Office skills • Familiarity with online databases such as eTapestry and Salesforce • Ability to comfortably lift 30 lbs. Benefits Internships at SPUR are unpaid, however, interns will enjoy SPUR membership benefits, including free admission to all forums and tours and a one-year subscription to SPUR’s magazine, The Urbanist. As a thought leader in urban planning, design and policy, SPUR has been a valuable stepping stone for interns to graduate school and careers in real-estate, architecture, design, and consulting. Firm Name: SPUR Location: 654 Mission Street, San Francisco Payment: Unpaid Contact: John Means Email: internship@spur.org Phone: Posted: Dec 9, 2013 Category: Other Start Date: 2013-12-16

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