Event Planning Internship Fall/Winter 2019

NALIP (The National Association of Latino Independent Producers) is seeking to fill an Event Planning intern position! We are looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, organized, go-getter to help us plan and execute our upcoming events. We plan workshops, panels and a four day conference that includes screenings and an awards gala. This role offers a great hands-on experience with an established non-profit organization.

This is an unpaid internship, college credit is available. Must be available at least 3 days a week and a minimum of 4 hours a day.

NALIP is a non-profit that serves to promote, advance, inspire and advocate for Latinx and diverse content creators across media.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide extensive administrative support that includes research.
  • Assist in event set-up, tear down, and execution of events.
  • Work with Events & Communications coordinators on marketing and events promotion.
  • Manage event ticketing check-in and RSVP/guest lists.
  • Build and cultivate relationships with potential outreach partners.
  • Create a welcoming and warm environment at events with superb customer service.
  • Act as strategic thought partner in event strategies and implementations.
  • Write a comprehensive written wrap report as directed.
  • Be open to doing other smaller tasks that are not in your department.
  • Make your colleagues laugh or half-smile.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
  • Must be able to come into the office a minimum of 2-3 days.
  • Must be well organized, flexible and able to work under pressure.
  • Self starter who takes initiative with enthusiasm in creating their work.
  • Must be energetic and very proactive, someone who welcomes a challenge and is able to work in a fast-moving, demanding, flexible environment with limited day-to-day supervision.
  • Adept at managing several projects and coordinating with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to handle high volume of complex projects and tasks for multiple people and departments simultaneously and manage competing priorities.
  • Deadline-oriented with strong time management skills.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with internal and external teams.
  • Accuracy, productivity and dependability are important attributes.
  • Able to work event hours.Your shifts will shift based on event schedules, and you must be able to work evenings and/or weekends based on our event calendar.
  • Must have dependable transportation for events and other job related activities.

Assumed Basic Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs and have professional office etiquette and behavior.
  • Willing and able to learn and be coached.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop a plan of action, achieve, and execute the plan successfully.
  • Excellent writing abilities.

Please include a cover letter with your intent with our organization.

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