We’re Looking for an Event Intern!

Our terrific Event Intern, Jessica Lesniak, helped produce the 2012 Ride to Recharge. © Steve Deku

Our terrific Event Intern, Jessica Lesniak, helped produce the 2012 Ride to Recharge. © Steve Deku

Internship Overview

The Event Intern will gain first-hand experience in helping to produce a large scale activity-based fundraiser. This internship is ideal for someone who is interested in creating and implementing systems in order to ensure the event operations run smoothly. The intern will have the opportunity to build her/his network in the events industry as well as the environmental, school, and athletic events community. This opportunity is perfect for students majoring in non-profit management, communications or marketing.

 

Responsibilities

Event Committee Assistance

  • Assist event producer with coordination of sponsors, volunteers and exhibitors
  • Provide pre and post production event assistance
  • Attend event committee meetings and provide administrative assistance (if needed)

 

Exhibitors at Post-Ride Celebration

  • Recruit exhibitors in the green, cycling, and environmental community
  • Manage the exhibitor application process
  • Check-in exhibitors on event day
  • Act as a liaison to exhibitors, sponsors, and volunteers on event day
  • Follow up with exhibitors on their ride day experience (potentially distribute an online survey)

 

Qualifications

  • Organized, reliable, responsible, on time, and responsive communicator
  • Able to respond to emails within 12 hours Monday – Friday
  • Available all day on May 17 and 18th
  • Take-initiative attitude
  • A fast learner, able to think on your feet
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Interested in getting more involved in the green, school, or cycling community
  • Available to attend event committee meetings

 

Weekly hours will range between 5 – 10 hours during April/May 2013. There is an opportunity to extend and expand this internship upon Climate Cycle staff evaluation in July. This internship is unpaid.

 

Please send your cover letter and resume to elizabeth@climatecycle.org