The Special Events Intern will help with the planning and execution of events orchestrated by the Office of Special Events. These events can include cultural programs, institutional anniversaries and celebrations, annual employee events, major fundraisers and many more special events.
Works with the Office of Special Events staff in the planning and implementation of special eventsPlans events under the supervision of the Assistant Director which includes maintaining a budget, collaborating with offices on campus, managing additional event support students, conducting surveys, creating and implementing a marketing plan and executing day of planning servicesAssist in the scheduling of on campus events through the use of AdAstra and Saints ConnectAbility to be trained and become sufficient in the following event related software programs; Social Tables, SchoolDude, Qualtrics, Ad Astra and Saints ConnectAbility to be trained and become sufficient in Microsoft Word programs, specifically Word - Mail Merging and ExcelCommunicate with community members, vendors, college donors, faculty and staff in a courteous and clear mannerConducts research on event ideas and best practicesAttends and participates in regular meetings in order to facilitate communication and clarify roles and logisticsCommunicates with vendors regarding specialist itemsCollaborates with the marketing office to develop a communication plan regarding special projectsResponds to unanticipated situations and shift priorities at a moments notice in a fast paced office environment remaining calm in challenging situationsPerforms basic office work such as filing and creation of materialsHelps prepare and strategize the office to prepare for upcoming eventsAbility to maintain confidentiality in regards to topics discussed in the office and use of the Raisers Edge program.Additional duties may be assignedQualifications
A high degree of accuracy with excellent written and verbal communication skills is requiredComfortable using office software like Excel, Work and email programsFlexibility to work some weekends as well as extended work day hours as neededDemonstrated experience successfully leading the production of a wide range of eventsAbility to carry and transport items of up to 25lbs
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