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DMV Food Truck Association
300 Morse St NE #M
Posted: September 24 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionSPECIAL EVENTS INTERNSHIP
The Special Events Intern works in all areas of planning and production of FTA events, including its two largest fundraisers: Curbside Cookoff and the Washington, DC Food Truck Conference. Events are among the foremost methods that FTA communicates its mission, is visible in the community, attracts new members and supporters, and raises funds. Working with the Executive Director and the Events Director, responsibilities include:
•A substantial amount of logistics planning, including permitting, vendor and volunteer coordination, and transportation.
•Assisting with managing the budget and identifying ways to reduce event costs, including soliciting multiple vendor bids and negotiating contracts.
•Assisting with outreach and engagement with honorable event attendees such as elected officials, sponsors and celebrities.
•Developing event collateral such as exhibitor and vendor applications.
•Being a principal event manager the day of the event.
Key skills to be learnt include planning, budgeting, personnel management, on site management, working knowledge of the Food truck industry in the DMV
RequirementsA strong willingness to work hard, be flexible and open to all opportunities. The world of events can be glamourous and exhausting equally.
We are looking for a individual or high spirits, high working drive , self motivation and being ready to take on a challenge.
Candidates with an interest in events planning and management, alongside the food industry in particular would love th role.