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Company/Organization: American Liver Foundation


Special Events Intern Job Description

Position: The Special Events Intern will work directly with the Events Manager and Events Coordinator in the planning and implementation of the Flavors of Connecticut event.

Flavors is a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala and provides each table of attendees with a local chef who will prepare a multi-course dinner tableside. The meal that is delivered will showcase the signature dishes of our culinary experts and take you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner foodie and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation

Contact businesses to ask for donations via email, mailings and phone calls
Recruit Volunteers via volunteer websites and word of mouth
Maintain an organized list of donations as they come in
Create a display piece and bid sheet for each auction item to be used in auction area
Assist with creating a catalog description for each auction item
Assist with donor acknowledgement and guest/sponsor follow up
Promote the event via event calendar postings and disbursement of Press Releases
Expected to attend a few evening meetings
Work with staff to coordinate all materials needed for events
The Flavors of CT event will be your main focus but you may need to assist with other projects, events, office duties, etc as needed.


Skills Needed:
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher and Internet Research
Previous related experience in fundraising or event planning a plus
Ability to communicate in a professional manner
Self-motivated, detail oriented, good organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
Outgoing and well spoken
Neat personal appearance
Ability to talk to people comfortably
Flexible Schedule
Works well in individually or in group setting

Paid Internship Info:




Start Date:

January 21, 2014

End Date:

March 1, 2014, April 30, 2014

Additional Info:
Hours: 15 hours a week minimum. Must be available all day for the event on April 9, 2013
non-profit  events  fundraising  specialevents   
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