The Woodfordia Business and Event Management internship is an exciting opportunity to gain real world experience in a high paced retail and management environment. Be part of a world-class commercial activity support team across bars and venues, sponsorship, vendors, accounts, and online activity. Learn about business administration and compliance functions and see your work play out real time with festival patrons.


Skills Developed

  • Ecommerce
  • Data Management
  • Business Systems
  • Management Systems
  • Stock Management
  • Customer Service
  • Sponsorship Relationship Management
  • Retail management and compliance best practices

Training possibilities include:

  • Various CMS – WordPress, Shopify etc
  • Payment Gateway and Systems
  • Retail management both physical and online
  • Administration using various industry standard software
  • Specialize in bar, retail or online areas
  • Assist in setting up systems and see them playout during the festival

Experience Gained

  • Industry experience with a major festival being part of the commercial activities and business administration team.
  • On site experience working in a fast paced environment creating and managing various aspects of working in retail management
  • Being part of management teams overseeing multiple venues and sites
  • Assisting with system management
  • Overview of industry standards and best practice.
  • Mentorship from experienced team members

Essential Skills (these are skills we require of any interns in this area)

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, mainly Word and Excel at an intermediate to advanced level
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a calm and friendly attitude in a busy environment
  • Strong desire to learn about working in business administration

Desirables (these are skills we would like in any interns in this area)

  • Background in any of area: business, customer service or accounts
  • Basic Experience with CMS managing Ecommerce (shopify/wordpress)
  • Your own laptop
  • Passion for business administration and systems


We work in a Mac-based office environment. It is preferable that the intern is able to do so as well, or is willing to learn (on their own time.) Being proficient in both Mac and PC is a plus.