Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Event Planning Internship, Unpaid

The Exchange is an events management company specializing in outrageous signature events for corporate, nonprofit and individual partners. No dead chicken lunches here, people.

Intership Description
Under direction of the Events Manager, assist with all aspects of producing valuable events for The Exchange and our partners. This position will require a maximum of 20 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 databases
Volunteer recruitment and cultivation
Research and data collection relevant to The Exchange and our events
Skills, Abilities & Personal Characteristics

General Knowledge of 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 Qualifcations
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 September 10, 2011 for consideration.

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