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Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber
2 Public Square
Wilkes Barre, PA
Posted: May 05 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)
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DescriptionThe Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce is a member-driven organization representing hundreds of businesses and organizations, focused on helping members grow and succeed in Northeastern PA.
The role of the Programs & Events Intern is to work with the Chamber staff to plan, manage, and execute special events – from committee meetings to 50-person lunches, to 500-person dinners.
For more information on the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber's Internship Program, please visit http://www.wilkes-barre.org/internship-program.html.
Responsibilities-Assist with coordinating programs such as the Women's Network, Chamber Ambassadors (volunteer 'street team'), Networking Mixers and Events, Awards programs, etc.
Requirements-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Impeccable attention to detail.
-Ability to think on his or her feet and make logical, well considered decisions quickly and confidently.
-Strong background in Microsoft Office.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Strong understanding of project management.
-Event planning experience is desired.