Special Events Intern

110 Walt Whitman Road, Suite 101,
Huntington Station, NY 11746

    1. Type: Internship (for credit)
    2. Timeframe: Spring 2020
    3. Description: The events team at HWCLI is looking for an outgoing intern who can work well in a fast-paced environment. Intern must be driven, take initiative and have a positive attitude. The Special Events Intern will work closely with the department in planning and executing a wide range of events. This is a great opportunity to learn about the non-profit sector, fundraising, and industry-related events.
    4. Key Responsibilities:
      • Provide support to department staff in order to execute high-level fundraising events.
      • Assist in the planning and day-of execution of events, including tracking guests and company participation.
      • Research including finding new event trends, donors and companies, industry trends, and new revenue streams.
      • Assisting with promotion strategy 
      • Various administrative tasks as needed
      • Prepare and execute event mailings and event-related info including invitations and mailings. 
      • Assist with creative design of event materials 
      • Follow-up with donors for sponsorships, tables, tickets, and gift bag donations. 
    5. Requirements:
      • Minimum of 1-2 prior internships (or volunteer experience), preferably in non-profit development, event planning, or marketing. 
      • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and good at multi-tasking. 
      • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with donors and corporate volunteers and have outstanding phone etiquette 
      • Self-motivated with good organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize in order to meet deadlines 
      • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to jobs@hwcli.com

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