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Company/Organization: Chris Wayne & Associates

Description:

Internship Details:
We are a fun, vibrant team, expecting a high level of effort and excellence. Our office is located in the heart of Georgetown. The Events Intern is required to spend a minimum of 20 hours per week assisting the CWA team. However, a flexible schedule is required around the time of events as longer hours may be required. This is an unpaid internship, however college credit is available. The internship will begin in August/September 2014 and end in December 2014 (exact start and end dates are flexible, but we appreciate the earliest start date possible). Application deadline: Friday, August 8th, 2014 by 11:59 pm EST.

Qualifications:

Requirements and Qualifications:
This internship is open to current undergraduate students or recent college graduates; majoring in event management, communications, or other related fields. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, and maintain a strong and positive work ethic. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. A flexible schedule is also required on event days.

Hours:

Estimated 20 per week

Length/Availability:

3 months

Start Date:

8/25/2014

End Date:

August 8th, 2014, 12/19/2014



Deadline:
August 8th, 2014
Additional Info:
Event–based, communications firm, Chris Wayne and Associates (CWA), is seeking an energetic and self-motivated Events Intern for the fall semester. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in event management and communications. This person will develop skills in all aspects of event logistics, as he or she will participate in the various stages of event planning and management, from conception to execution. This opportunity is perfect for students who excel in fast-paced, team environments.

About CWA:
CWA is recognized around the world as a leader in event production, media strategies, and strategic visual messaging. The company has produced successful events in over 40 countries around the world - including press conferences, opening ceremonies of sporting events, international summits and gala dinners. Over the past decade CWA has applied creative ideas, talented people, innovative production systems, and state of the art technology to thousands of events. For an idea of the types of events CWA produces, click on the following link: http://vimeo.com/87709779

Roles and Responsibilities:
Assist in the planning and implementation of all CWA events for the fall semester, including on-site help for events in the D.C. area (2-3 per semester)
Manage the volunteer outreach program for all fall events, including but not limited to:
Recruit and maintain correspondence with volunteers leading up to each event
Oversee 20+ volunteers on-site with various onsite logistics
Follow up with volunteers after events through surveys and social media
Update volunteer records
Work closely with vendors and company partners in planning details
Research and compile data for possible venues and vendors for upcoming events
Other office administrative tasks, as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:
This internship is open to current undergraduate students or recent college graduates; majoring in event management, communications, or other related fields. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized, and maintain a strong and positive work ethic. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. A flexible schedule is also required on event days.

Internship Details:
We are a fun, vibrant team, expecting a high level of effort and excellence. Our office is located in the heart of Georgetown. The Events Intern is required to spend a minimum of 20 hours per week assisting the CWA team. However, a flexible schedule is required around the time of events as longer hours may be required. This is an unpaid internship, however college credit is available. The internship will begin in August/September 2014 and end in December 2014 (exact start and end dates are flexible, but we appreciate the earliest start date possible). Application deadline: Friday, August 8th, 2014 by 11:59 pm EST.

Interested and qualified applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (1-3 pp. on any topic) to Corey Russell: info@cwassocs.com.
Subject heading: Fall Events Internship 2014. All applicants should be prepared to provide two references. No phone calls please.

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events  communication  event-management   
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