Gala Event Coordinator Intern

Posted 10-04-2019
Category Local In-Office
Interns Needed 1
Anticipated Timeline May 1 to November 2019
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The position also provides an opportunity for personal growth and development in event fundraising.  Therefore, a willingness to learn and the desire to grow and expand one’s breadth of knowledge is highly desirable.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Work with the board and Event Planner to market the event.
  • Assist with coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the event at hand.
  • Assist with managing the budget for the event.
  • Research vendors ( catering, decorations , etc) and choose the best combination of quality and cost looking for 'gift in kind' where possible.
  • Ensure sponsors receive benefits relating to their sponsorship level.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Business Fundamentals Management Specialization

Some specialized skills required:

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of fundraising, marketing, communications, and event planning are an asset.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Ensure sponsors receive benefits relating to their sponsorship level.
  • Research vendors ( catering, decorations , etc) and choose the best combination of quality and cost looking for 'gift in kind' where possible.
  • Assist with managing the budget for the event.
  • Assist with coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the event at hand.
  • Work with the board and Event Planner to market the event.