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Do you love Oakland? Check here regularly for open positions with Visit Oakland or send your resume to natalie@visitoakland.com.

Current Openings

There are no full-time openings at this time. 

Summer 2017 Internships

Destination Development Internship

Creating exciting tourism products to entice visitation is an emerging priority for destination marketing organizations. Oakland currently has a strong public art product in the way of street murals, but no organized manner in which to tour and learn about the various pieces of art. This internship will work directly with the Destination Development Manager to research the local murals and assist in implementing a new Augmented Reality App which will help visitors enjoy the art without the need for an organized tour. Duties will include researching locations of murals with the assistance of local arts organizations and crowd sourcing, coordinating with artists for interviews, and working with app development company to upload the data. The intern and the Destination Development manager will also work to identify possible additional funding sources for the project by way of city, state and national level grants. The internship will include opportunities to attend training sessions sponsored by Visit Oakland that are being presented by National Level tourism industry presenters.

Creative Services Internship

Destination Marketing is a crowded market place and it is increasingly harder to get the attention of consumers. This internship will work directly with our Creative Services Specialist to help create highly visual content that will inspire travel to Oakland. Duties will include helping to launch Visit Oakland’s new video channel by assisting with video production/editing, as well as working on updating and creating new collateral and digital banner ads. The internship will include opportunities to attend training sessions sponsored by Visit Oakland that are being presented by National Level tourism industry presenters.

Below are some of the core skills that will be covered:

  • Video Production
    • Workflow – pre-production, shooting, post-production
    • Camera Operation – Sony Alpha cameras
    • Audio Recording
    • Shot Selection – lighting, composition/framing
    • Post-Production – editing, color correction, audio (EQ, mixing), titles, motion graphics
  • Photography
    • Fundamental Camera Operation – Sony Alpha cameras
    • Lens Selection
    • Post-Production Editing
  • Graphic Design
    • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects
    • Project requirements – print, web, graphics and logo
    • Layout Design
    • Typography

If you are interested please send your resume to natalie@visitoakland.com and include the name of the internship in the subject line.

 

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