Kirkwood Community College

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Events Planning Intern - Summer



, Iowa

Internship Length: 45 hrs
Office Hours: 8:00-5:00, M-F

About Us:

The Economic Alliance is a non-profit membership organization that exists to drive economic and workforce population growth, and to help businesses succeed. We work with our 1,200 members on priorities within our core functions areas of business support, community development business retention and expansion and public policy.

 

Role Description:

This internship is designed to provide a dynamic hands-on learning experience for a student interested in event planning and execution.
This can be a 45-hour or 90-hour internship.

 

Role Responsibilities could include:

·         Assist with preparation, logistical planning and day-of execution for some of the following events and programs:

o    Downtown Farmers Market

o    Market After Dark

o    Good Morning, Cedar Rapids!

o    Ignite ICR Progressive Dinner

o    Career Professionals Conference

o    Leadership for Five Seasons

·         Respond to participant and vendor inquiries

·         Coordinate inventory needs for events

·         Maintain communications with speakers, market vendors, volunteers, program participants and event committees

 

Minimum Qualifications:

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

·         Speaks clearly and persuasively

·         Strong listening skills

·         Strong communications, writing and organizational skills

·         Must be high school student Junior or Senior in good standing

·         Business casual attire required

THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT LIST ALL DUTIES. INTERN MAY BE ASKED TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES BY THE STAFF OR SUPERVISOR. INTERN WILL BE EVALUATED ON PERFORMANCE OF THE PROJECTS LISTED AS WELL AS INTERACTION WITH EMPLOYEES AND CLIENTS. ON-SITE HOURS WILL BE NEGOTIATED WITH EACH CANDIDATE.

SAFETY EXPECTATIONS, INCLUDING HARASSMENT, SHOULD BE REVIEWED WITH THE HOST.



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