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Special Events Intern

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Company/Organization: Epilepsy Foundation


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Special Event Intern will assist Event Planners with special projects and administrative duties as assigned including vendor research, selection and management, assist with social media and communications - including creating media lists, pitching feature stories, writing articles for newsletters, assistance with email correspondence and organization, shadowing on venue walkthroughs and vendor meetings, assistance with on-site event set up and break down, assistance the day of the event (may be on your feet for up to 12 hours at a time on event days), walk-related mailings, pre-walk inventory and shipping labels, contact information gathering (schools, organizations, etc.) and subsequent mailings, matching gift forms, volunteer collation (sorting by availability/requested assignment), create walk binder and associated printing, DIY/Digital event material mailings, printing and assembling credential badges assembling participant bags before Walk (t-shirts, brochures, giveaways, etc.) and other special event related tasks.


Education and Experience

All applicants must be available to commit to a 4-7 month internship.
Must be a Junior or Senior in college to be considered for the internship.
Completion or working toward event management certificate or hospitality degree, preferable with an interest in non-profit development and event planning.
Possess a passion for marketing and event planning industry
Graphic design experience is a plus. Please confirm specific graphic design experience when applying
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs
Ability to collaborate positively with teams
Self-motivated, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, detailed-oriented, ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Outgoing, articulate and personable
Excellent communication skills
Experience working on social media platforms with an elevated level of professionalism
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a level head

Paid Internship Info:



4-7 months

Start Date:

February 2, 2018

End Date:

March 1, 2018, May 2018

May 2018
Non-profit    Epilepsy  Foundation    Fund  Raising    Event  Planning 
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