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Retail Market Intern - Winter 2018

Retail Market Intern - Winter 2018

Internship Program

Position Details

Who We Are

Who We Are
Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential space. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $3.5 billion in developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet. Bedrock’s real estate portfolio consists of more than 330 office and retail tenants in Detroit’s technology-centric downtown. For more information, visit or engage with us on Twitter @BedrockDetroit and Facebook.


The Team

Tenant Relations serves as the liaison between Bedrock and its 330+ retail and office tenants. They make sure each and every tenant has all of the tools they need to thrive in downtown Detroit by working with tenants through the leasing and move-in process. The team is available to tenants by assisting with events, promotions, networking opportunities security, signage, parking, and connecting them to the Family of Companies network. Internally, the team acts as an in house concierge and provides support for various events and teams.

What You'll Do/Need

Job Summary

The Tenant Relations Intern will assist the Retail Market Manager and report to the Director of Tenant Relations. They will assist with creating and implementing team processes, maintaining relationships with tenants and various partners, assist with gifts and inventory, giveaways and all company related merchandise, supporting the coordination of events and retail pop-ups, and providing general support for all aspects of the tenant development process.


  • Assist the Retail Market Manager with all related market and pop-up operations
  • Manage files and record vendor associated information
  • Contribute to the onboarding process for all market vendors
  • Work alongside other Bedrock teams to oversee set-up and breakdown of all market vendors
  • Assist with the organizing, planning, and executing events within the markets
  • Act as the market vendors secondary main point of contact/resource for questions and concerns
  • Responsible for collecting vendors weekly sales and providing this information to the Retail Market Manager
  • Responsible for ensuring all agreements and insurance documents are collected from the vendors
  • Acts as a secondary liaison between all organizations involved in the markets
  • Oversee the markets day to day operators to ensure the space is clean and the market is running smoothly.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year university
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and Outlook)
  • Previous experience with events management is preferred
  • Ability to work 9 AM – 6 PM, Monday to Friday
    • Minimum of 40 hours per week and availability to work on weekends


Skills and Traits

  • Ability to anticipate tasks, prioritize, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to represent the Markets and Bedrock in the most professional and reputable manner, which includes living up to our vision and mission and the Bedrock Core Values.


Essential Functions

  • Must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Cultural Competencies

  • Modest & Secure
  • Independently Driven
  • Intelligently Collaborative
  • Never Satisfied
  • Relentless Commitment to Service

What You'll Get

  • All Bedrock Interns are compensated based on class standing
  • Opportunities to participate in professional development programs


Bedrock is an equal opportunity employer.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, and may be modified periodically.

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