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Virtue Event Planning & Consulting, Inc.
Posted: November 05 2015
Company Location: Durham, NC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid
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Virtue is a full service event planning company with passionate certified event planners and designers who specialize in contract negotiation, on-site management, design, concept development and more! Virtue seeks to maximize time and take the pressure off of their clients by designing, planning and executing the necessary details in order to make their event a success. We are committed to constructing an event that will exceed expectations and produce desired results.
Virtue is planning to take over the Industry in 2016 and we need a few Rockstars to join our team! If you are looking for the opportunity to not only learn about the industry but where exactly your passion lies in event planning; whether it be corporate, weddings or social this is the internship for you! You will have hands on experience in working with clients, Virtue’s preferred vendors and the CEO Ms. Joye Speight. Joye eats, drinks and lives hospitality and creativity. Joye has been in the hospitality and events industry for over 13 years serving clients from New York to Ft. Lauderdale. Joye has a genuine interest in ensuring that every intern that walks through Virtue’s doors leaves having accomplished all of their goals and are ready to step out into the world and conquer more!
Summary of Primary Job Functions:
This is a hands on, hit-the-ground running internship- perfect for someone who seeks a challenging and rewarding marketing opportunity within the event planning industry and is eager to learn. The successful candidate will learn research, marketing, event planning best practices, business training for the Raleigh- Durham territory for Virtue Event Planning & Consulting, Inc.
This position can be used as a part-time internship for university/ college students (preferably in their junior or senior year). We will accept graduate students that are interested. The applicant must major in one of the following areas to apply for this position: Marketing, Business, Meeting and Event Planning, Communications, Emerging Media, Public Relations, Hospitality and Tourism .
What You Will Achieve:
A real life platform to train and practice your skills, get involved with live situations and practice problem solving capability.
Valuable experience working with a small business.
Experience managing Virtue communications to clients and partner companies.
Experience scheduling site visits, appointments and consultations.
Experience managing the Virtue Calendar.
Credible references and job recommendations in the industry.
ResponsibilitiesFamiliar with Mac products
Superb Written and Verbal Communication Skills
Superb phone etiquette
Superb editing skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Internet and Cell phone access
Intermediate to Masterful knowledge on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest
Minimum of 10 hours per week.
RequirementsAttributes of the desired applicant:
Must possess Massive Creativity.
Turn-key Marketing Knowledge
Great Attention to Detail.
Possess Extraordinary Verbal and Written Communication Skills.
Ability to Multi-task.
Possess Great Telephone Skills.
Be Coachable and Innovative.
Laser Focus on Efficiency and bottom line results.
Unwavering Commitment to an Outstanding Customer Experience.
Be a Hustler.
Be able to Think Quick on Your Feet.
Be a good Representation of the Attributes of Virtue.
Have a Great Sense of Humor (**this is required).
Possess a Professional and Edgy Demeanor.
Have a Great Attitude and Infectious Personality.
SkillsRequired - Administrative
Preferred - Apple Macintosh, Affiliate Marketing