• Events Intern

    ID
    2018-2708
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Internship
    Type
    Intern (Full Time)
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network seeks an Events Intern to join its development team. The Events Intern will work within a fast-moving team to help with the planning of our annual winter seminar – an exclusive gathering that will bring together several hundred of the country’s top business and philanthropic leaders committed to advancing a society where all people can realize their potential.

     

    The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

     

    We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

    Responsibilities

    • Help manage guest and speaker registration information, including arrival and departure dates, hotel room requests, bios to be shared with other attendees, and travel details
    • Gather and track information related to the production of event agendas
    • Acquire event materials and products
    • Conduct research on possible venues for future events and best practices related to guest experience and event execution

    Qualifications

    • Events experience is preferred
    • High degree of attention to detail and organization
    • Ability to take initiative, collaborate, and work independently
    • Flexibility and adaptability to a fast-paced work environment
    • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with and commitment to the principles of a free and open society
    • High degree of discretion and confidentiality
    • Computer proficiency, including MS Office, Outlook, and some database experience (Salesforce experience a plus)

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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