Speakers Department Intern

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The Agency Group
1880 Century Park East
Century City, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

The Agency Group Talent and Literary Dept are searching for enthusiastic interns for our Lecture Dept. in Los Angeles. You will be working directly with our speaker agents in LA and NYC, helping with day-to-day tasks and will be heavily involved in our social media. Our interns are trained to learn the logistics of booking lecturers, as well as learning about our literary department. An internship here is very useful if you intend to become an agent in any field. Our interns are trained to do many of the tasks that our assistants perform and an internship here is a great starting place for anyone interested in future employment at a booking agency.

Previous interns that thrived here were self-starters, who possessed an innate ability to tackle any task which was assigned. They actively sought out work and absorbed all information that was given to them all while having positive “can do” attitudes.

Responsibilities

Weekly updates to our Lecture Dept blog, facebook and twitter
Putting together monthly e-mailers for our contacts
Updating our website
Entering and sending out contracts
Coordinating with the agents on travel logistics for booked events.
Communicating with bookers, buyers and clients regarding booked events.
Completing event info sheets for clients
Filing and data entry
Answering phones
Research projects
Additional duties include filling in for the receptionist during their lunch hour,
answering phones for assistants and screening calls to agents.

To apply, please send via email with a cover letter and resume to Molly Shelton at lareception@theagencygroup.com and put SPEAKER INTERN in the subject line.

Requirements

Must be receiving college credit
Knowledge and expertise in blog writing, Facebook and twitter marketing
Knowledge and expertise in putting together email marketing flyers
Understanding of Constant Contact and other e-mail marketing
Knowledge of industry database systems is preferred
Understanding and adeptness at internet research is a MUST.
Excellent, professional phone skills are required. Interns will be in contact with bookers,
managers, travel coordinators and dealing with clients
Knowledge of Outlook, Excel, and Word is mandatory.
Prior industry experience is preferred but not mandatory. Event planning and
previous talent booking is helpful.

Internship is for 3 days a week from 10:00am-6:00pm, starting January 2013. Days can be flexible, upon approval and schedule must be set upon start.

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