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Boston Natural Meet Up Group
10 Faxon Ave
DescriptionThe internship offers the individuals opportunity to work closely with professional event planners to help orchestrate events. The internship will include day-to-day tasks involved with running a successful business; behind-the-scenes experience of planning and organizing events; assisting with natural hair events, on-site coordination of both the ceremony and post events. This is an unpaid position; however, an intern who demonstrates great leadership may be hired on a part-time basis to assist at future events.
Your resume and cover letter should demonstrate how you possess all of the required qualifications.
Examples recounting situations where the required attributes were demonstrated are encouraged as
part of an applicant’s cover letter.
Responsibilities• Assist in the planning and implementation of multiple projects consisting of promotions and events while consistently updating the production schedule for each project
• Assist in building the sales and participation of each project through daily communication with both existing and potential new customers meeting the sales goals of the project
• Participate in planning meetings encouraging collaboration, creative ideas and identifying next steps to multiple projects
• Assist in developing and updating various marketing and administrative items such as promotional materials, sales presentations, newsletters, meeting agendas, production schedules, budgets, websites, social media avenues, etc.
• Assist in the effective follow-up with customers and potential customers meeting the established company goal of within one business day
• Provide daily updates through the established project management system and sales pipeline ensuring all team members are informed on the project progress
• Participate in working various networking and promotional events
• Assist the CEO in general administrative tasks
Requirements• Previous event planning experience – Applicants should have some previous event planning experience. This includes non-professional experience such as volunteer school events volunteer church events, college homecoming committee, sorority event chair, assisting with
Charity galas or other non-profit volunteer event experience.
• Driving knowledge of New England area (Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut) – Applicants should be familiar with metro (mainly) Boston interstates and main roads, possess an ability to read and follow a road map, and have a reliable means of transportation.
• Outgoing personality – Applicants should be flexible, hospitable, gracious, assertive, posses a good work ethic, motivated, independent, resourceful, with an ability to solve problems calmly and quickly. Ability to multi-task is essential.
• Weekend availability – Applicants must be willing to work Saturdays, and some Fridays and a few Sundays (if needed).
• Strong listening and comprehension skills – Applicants need to be able to listen to instructions
and carefully and correctly follow directions.
• Computer skills – Applicants must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word
Outlook, and Excel. Additional ability to conduct research on the internet is required. Applicants must an extensive knowledge of social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Hootsuite).