The Event Intern
Are you looking for event planning internships? Even in the digital age, face-to-face interaction is an important part of doing business. Events and meetings give people the chance to network, build trust, learn, and be entertained.
Description: Under the direction of the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, the intern will observe and assist with various projects.
General responsibilities may include: · Assisting with the planning and coordination of meetings and events · Assisting with the creation of hard and soft copy files · Assisting in communications around event management including BEOs, timelines, calendars, reports, diagrams · Assisting with onsite event management (event steward), and set-up
Specific responsibilities: · Assisting with special events sales process · Observing client intake and event logistics · Assisting in on-site event execution to include set up, break-down and AV support · Assisting with the development and maintenance of mailing, media and guests lists · Assisting in providing customer service to all of our venue clients·
Intern will gain and/or improve upon his or her: · General communication skills · Understanding of inner workings of company · Understanding and knowledge of executing Event Orders · Planning Meetings · Client intake procedures and exceeding client expectations · Logistical Support of Special Events · Catering operating procedures and event execution · Ability to work in a fast-paced, mission-driven organization · Understanding of special events and hospitality industry ·
Social Media Skills a must!!! Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Website, Linkedin
SKILLS DESIRED – Outgoing and well spoken – Presentation skills – A go-getter/pleasant personality – Nice personal appearance – Creative and detail-oriented – Ability to talk to people comfortably
• MUST be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
• MUST be available in office at least 3 days a week
• MUST be able to work nights and weekends for events
• 21+ Preferred
• Comfortable in fast-paced work environments
The preferred candidate must be able to work independently and is a self-starter, possess attention-to-detail, understand deadlines and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team environment. The position is entry-level and there is potential for hire after the completion of the internship. School credit is available and we are flexible with school schedules. This internship is UNPAID.
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please send your resume to Karen@venuesofnorthscottsdale.com with “Events Coordinator Intern” as the subject. Due to a high volume of candidates, we will only contact those who we feel are a right fit for the position. Thank you.