Special Events Internship - National MS Society

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National MS Society - Northern California Chapter
1700 Owens St, Suite 190
San Francisco, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Special Events Internship
National MS Society, Northern California Chapter


The National MS Society, Northern California Chapter is looking for a dynamic, energetic, responsible and organized individual to join the Special Events Team. The Special Event Internship is an exciting position within the MS Society’s Northern California Chapter, working directly with the Walk MS and Bike MS Managers to assist in coordinating certain aspects of their events. Walk MS spreads from the Oregon border to Monterey hosting 13 walks within 2 weekends over April 26-27 and May 3-4. Bike MS is a two day, 150 mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to the wine Country on September 20-21, 2014.

These positions require an organized, detail oriented, outgoing and friendly individual who is interested in special event planning, marketing, fundraising/business studies, or project coordination.


Internship Opportunities:
? Event marketing – Learn about mass media and grass roots marketing when you contribute your talents to our Walk MS/Bike MS campaigns. Research opportunities for greater awareness and event promotion in Northern California. Test your skills as you mobilize volunteers in grass roots marketing in addition to tracking and analyzing mass marketed trends.
o Organize Bike to Work Day events for Bike MS (May )
o distributing posters to bike shops, coffee houses, neighborhood shops, etc
o work with bike clubs and coalitions to build a relationship with Bike MS
o Attend events to host an information booth
? Volunteer/committee development – Assist in developing a year round volunteer campaign in addition to coordinating event committees. Explore community resources as you build a strong volunteer base!
• Event Logistics – Assist in planning and executing event logistics. Solicit vendors for in-kind donations, collect vendor bids, visit potential sites, create planning document, other event materials., event packet preparation, and prize fulfillment. Arrange Bike MS/Walk MS recognition events: Kickoff party in May, Top fundraiser party in June, and Newbie parties in August
? Team recruitment and development – This position is primarily responsible in assisting with the research and recruitment of large corporate teams. Develop strategies and fund-raising techniques to assure the event’s success.
Qualifications

? Available on event weekend: April 26-27, May 3-4, and September 20-21, 2014
? Able to provide reliable transportation
? Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Web Browsers
? Professional demeanor , both over the phone, and in person
? Must be willing to ask questions, think creatively, and brainstorm for fun new ideas for the MS events
? Strong organizational and planning skills
? Ability to effectively work on several complex projects simultaneously
? Strong oral and written communication skills
? Ability to successfully prioritize work
? Ability to work effectively with large groups
? A strong sense of

Responsibilities

Special Events Internship
National MS Society, Northern California Chapter


The National MS Society, Northern California Chapter is looking for a dynamic, energetic, responsible and organized individual to join the Special Events Team. The Special Event Internship is an exciting position within the MS Society’s Northern California Chapter, working directly with the Walk MS and Bike MS Managers to assist in coordinating certain aspects of their events. Walk MS spreads from the Oregon border to Monterey hosting 13 walks within 2 weekends over April 26-27 and May 3-4. Bike MS is a two day, 150 mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to the wine Country on September 20-21, 2014.

These positions require an organized, detail oriented, outgoing and friendly individual who is interested in special event planning, marketing, fundraising/business studies, or project coordination.


Internship Opportunities:
? Event marketing – Learn about mass media and grass roots marketing when you contribute your talents to our Walk MS/Bike MS campaigns. Research opportunities for greater awareness and event promotion in Northern California. Test your skills as you mobilize volunteers in grass roots marketing in addition to tracking and analyzing mass marketed trends.
o Organize Bike to Work Day events for Bike MS (May )
o distributing posters to bike shops, coffee houses, neighborhood shops, etc
o work with bike clubs and coalitions to build a relationship with Bike MS
o Attend events to host an information booth
? Volunteer/committee development – Assist in developing a year round volunteer campaign in addition to coordinating event committees. Explore community resources as you build a strong volunteer base!
• Event Logistics – Assist in planning and executing event logistics. Solicit vendors for in-kind donations, collect vendor bids, visit potential sites, create planning document, other event materials., event packet preparation, and prize fulfillment. Arrange Bike MS/Walk MS recognition events: Kickoff party in May, Top fundraiser party in June, and Newbie parties in August
? Team recruitment and development – This position is primarily responsible in assisting with the research and recruitment of large corporate teams. Develop strategies and fund-raising techniques to assure the event’s success.
Qualifications

? Available on event weekend: April 26-27, May 3-4, and September 20-21, 2014
? Able to provide reliable transportation
? Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Suite and Web Browsers
? Professional demeanor , both over the phone, and in person
? Must be willing to ask questions, think creatively, and brainstorm for fun new ideas for the MS events
? Strong organizational and planning skills
? Ability to effectively work on several complex projects simultaneously
? Strong oral and written communication skills
? Ability to successfully prioritize work
? Ability to work effectively with large groups
? A strong sense of

Requirements

please email resume and cover letter to todd.creel@nmss.org

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