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Commercial Finance Association
370 7th Ave, Suite 1801
New York, NY
Posted: April 11 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

The Commercial Finance Association (CFA) is seeking an Event Planning Intern for the Summer of 2016. Under supervision from the Director of Conferences & Events, the Intern will assist with all functions related to planning, organizing, and marketing the CFA events, in particular our 72nd Annual Convention. The CFA is the international trade association dedicated to the asset-based lending and factoring industries. We produce a number of large and small conferences throughout the year, including our Annual Convention which brings together 1200+ attendees, 50 exhibitors, 75 sponsors and 50+ speakers. Past notable speakers/entertainers include President George W. Bush, Colin Powell, Lyle Lovett, The Beach Boys, Oliver Stone, Bill Walton and countless other leaders in politics, sports and entertainment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:
• Consistently update social media accounts and e-mail marketing campaigns
• Facilitate event logistics, quality control, and reporting
• Assist with website and event postings (writing and editing)
• Provide administrative support for events including creating event attendee lists and preparation of event name badges
• Working with speakers on bios and headshots
• Working with sponsors/exhibitors on company descriptions, logos, etc.
• Vendor research

Skills:
• Has or is working towards a Bachelor’s degree in event planning, marketing, communications, or related field
• Experience planning events
• Experience with Excel
• Basic HTML knowledge is a big plus (not required)
• Good organizational skills-Strong communication skills
• Has a strong work ethic
• Possesses strong writing skills
• Performs well in a fast paced environment
• Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the job done
• On time

Requirements

Event Planning: 1 year

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