Monday, September 13, 2010

Events Coordinator (Internship), unpaid

Events Coordinator (Internship) - posted 08/19/2010

Position Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Toyscapes supports the operations of non-profits providing excellent early education to those at risk for school failure. Funds are raised through the construction and management of interactive exhibits open to the public each holiday season. It’s a unique relationship we like to call venture philanthropy.
Currently, we manage exhibits in Oklahoma City and Dallas. To find out about our beneficiaries OKC Educare and East Dallas Community Schools, please visit and

Internship Description
Under direction of the Events Manager, assist with all aspects of producing valuable events for Toyscapes and our special event venue, The Exchange on Film Row. This includes OK CityScape, Block Party and others. This position will require a maximum of 16 hours per week and is a non-paid internship.

Job duties of the Events Coordinator Intern include, but are not limited to:

* General design and copy for direct mail pieces and event materials
* Communication with vendors
* Maintenance of event guest lists and important contact information
* Oversight of booked events at The Exchange on Film Row
* Volunteer recruitment and cultivation
* Research and data collection relevant to Toyscapes events

Skills, Abilities & Personal Characteristics

* General Knowledge of Modern Computer Programs-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel, as well as the ability to quickly learn new programs
* Creativity and Innovation-generates new and innovative approaches to challenges
* Organization and Planning-plans, organizes, schedules materials to be produced within set deadlines
* Flexibility-adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants should have a basic knowledge of and some experience working in special events and/or the hospitality industry.

Please email cover letter, resume, and proposed weekly schedule to by August 27, 2010 for consideration.

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