Marketing & Hospitality Internship

  • Fire Island, NY
  • Intern

Company Description

FIP Ventures owns and operates a majority of the commercial district in Fire Island Pines, located just 60 miles east of New York City off the coast of Long Island. The Pines community celebrates it’s 60th anniversary in 2013, marking a milestone in its rich history as the world’s premier gay vacation destination. The resort features one hotel, two restaurants, a pool, three bars, a nightclub, and retail spaces.
FIP Ventures is assembling a team of talented individuals who align with our service philosophy of treating every guest like they are the only thing that matters in the world. Candidates must exude a passion for hospitality and be personally dedicated to creating memorable experiences in a welcoming environment.

Job Description

FIP Ventures is searching for a Marketing & Hospitality Intern who will be based out of New York City and transfer to Fire Island Pines upon the start of the summer season in April. This position is currently available and will be run through Labor Day 2013.

This person will work primarily with the Director of Operations, Hospitality, & Marketing, while occasionally assisting the Director of Events and General Manager. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Social Media management
  • Website management
  • Sponsor & Advertiser coordination & communication
  • Staff communication & training program
  • Property maintenance coordination
  • Quality control program coordination
  • Marketing & PR initiatives execution
  • and more...


Candidates should be proficient in both Mac and PC computer systems as well as applications including Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficiency in web based Social Media tools such as Facebook & Twitter is required. Candidates must have strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, and be able to work well in teams. Candidates should also be organized, professional, energetic and detail-oriented.

Abilities in Graphic Design and/or Wordpress Content Management are preferred but not required.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Compensation includes a weekly stipend, along with food credit and free housing in Fire Island Pines.