Event Planner Internship

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Organization: Please learn more about More Than Cheer at morethancheer.com

Internship Description

The Event Planning internship program is designed to introduce students to all aspects of event production and management. Our interns gain a valuable understanding of many different aspects within an event and how they all interact with one another to produce the special event.

Interns will assist with event planning, permit requests, vendor relations, event supplies, sponsorship fulfillment, event marketing, entertainment production, database management, venue and site development and so much more. Our Interns learn about implementing media and promotional programs that are tied to media and corporate sponsors. They will interface with corporate clients, vendors, government agencies, as well as other nonprofit organizations. Our interns walk away with all of the real experience that our event mangers face on a daily basis.

Responsibilities

You will receive some small events that you will be completely responsible for and some larger events which you will collaborate with MTC staff on.

Requirements

Qualifications

Undergraduate/graduate student or recent graduate interested in non-profit sector, business administration, and/or event planning.
A strong commitment and desire to learn.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
Experience in event and/or meeting planning.
Ability to communicate effectively through telephone, email, and written communications.
Self motivated with the ability to prioritize workload and to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Strong organizational skills, including flexibility, willingness to adapt to change and attention to detail.
Ability to take leadership and initiative as well as work and problem solve independently. Excellent customer service skills.
Resourceful and productive under deadlines and ability to work under pressure a must.
Advanced Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft Internet Explorer skills required. Knowledge of and/or experience with fundraising databases a plus.

Time Commitment

Must be able to work 5-10 hours per week; days and time are flexible
Must be able to commit to 2-3 months
Must be available for special events and training

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