Special Events Intern
Enjoy the Plaza District and want to be a part of the progress? The Plaza District Association has an opening for a Special Events Intern to assist with various Plaza District events scheduled for summer 2016. Intern will assist with day-to-day groundwork and events implementation. Such events include: LIVE on the Plaza, Friends of the Plaza, Urban Pioneer Awards, Plaza District Festival and more.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work part-time, approximately May through August 2016. Scheduling is flexible, allowing for the Intern to match his/her school schedule with the PDA workplace needs. Overtime and extended hours on event days, including nights and weekends, required. Intern will receive a stipend of $300 per month.
Should possess the education and/or experience in one or more of the following areas: marketing, advertising, public relations, graphic design, event planning, social media or nonprofit administration.
Should possess a high level of energy and the ability to function effectively in a team environment
Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs
Strong attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to take initiative
Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, professional atmosphere with the flexibility to change tasks as priorities require with enthusiasm
Experience in administrating/coordinating events or arts programs helpful
Should have access to a laptop computer
Responsibilities vary according to the needs of the events and may include:
Support PDA staff in producing events
Track event entries/participants/vendors, permits, and equipment
Provide on-site support during events; take initiative to volunteer for additional tasks and assist events needed
Assist with a variety of administrative tasks for special events
Additional responsibilities include interaction with district business owners as needed
Interested applicants should email resume to Layne Ferguson, Program Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last day to submit your resume is April 15th.