Event Planner/Fund Raiser

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Jobs for Dyslexics
 Virtual
Posted: February 19 2016
Company Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

Jobs for Dyslexics is looking for a event planner/fundraiser Intern to work remotely. JFD is a nonprofit and the ideal intern would help create our fall fundraiser from the ground up. This person would work with the executive director and another intern.
Interns will be given the opportunity to learn about nonprofit work and will work closely with the Executive Director and various Coordinators.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to l.cianci@jobsfordyslexics.org

Responsibilities

The internship is nonpaying but provides outstanding opportunities to learn the ins and outs of event planning.
The idea candidate will be responsible for organizing our 2016 fall event which will take place in the Reno/Sparks, Nevada area.
Responsibilities include finding a venue, creating a theme, contacting businesses and organizations for donations to a silent auction, finding entertainment that will be donated or only a nominal fee is charged, developing a list of invitees, setting up an event evite, gathering everything needed for the event, among other tasks.

Requirements

Extensive computer knowledge, good communication skills, good customer service skills, and experience with software programs. Good writing skills a huge plus!

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