Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. company profile

Event Intern

Job Location

12000 Government Center Parkway - Fairfax, VA, United States

Job Description

Position Description:
The Event Intern will work alongside our Program Manager to develop, coordinate, and implement programs for the 2020 Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. Specific tasks may include volunteer training and recruitment, exhibitor sales, marketing/PR, document retention, and corporate outreach. He/She will also collaborate with the Program Manager to create new activities and enhancements for a variety of programs at the Festival. He/She MUST be available to work the entire weekend of the Festival with other staff members.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Interns will learn and assist in the following areas, including, but not limited to -
• Facilitate outreach efforts to schools/colleges, corporate and/or community groups
• Provide data entry and other administrative responsibilities related to the event.
• Provide support with program supply inventory and purchasing.
• Assist with planning and implementation of special events pre/post Festival and on-site programs.
• Support staff with administrative duties as needed and help with general set-up/ take-down for each event.

Job Requirements

About you:
• You are a people person and enjoy making new friends.
• You are creative and think outside-the-box when coming up with new ideas.
• You excel working under pressure; you do whatever you need to get the work done.
• Your time management skills are excellent: you establish priorities and organize a variety of projects simultaneously.
• You love working with a team to accomplish overall goals but can work independently, too.

Qualifications:
• Currently enrolled undergraduate/graduate student.
• Able to provide own transportation and accommodations.
• Able to be in office minimum 3 day a week (Monday – Friday).
• MUST be able and willing to lift at least 25 lbs.
• MUST be able to work the weekend before, and during the Festival weekend, in its entirety!
• Exceptional verbal and written communications skills.
• Proficient in Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Photoshop and Adobe InDesign is a plus.

Time Period:
• Full-time (35-40 hours/week) and Part-Time (20-25 hours/week) positions are available during the school semester.
• Part-time must transfer to full-time hours (40 hours/week) beginning early to mid-May through June 26th.
• Internship dates to start or around January 21st through June 26th, 2020. Actual dates are negotiable.
• Longer hours may be required during the period of event setup, June 1st – June 9th.
• Please note - that this internship position will require work the weekend prior to the event and long hours the week of, and during the event.

Stipend:
• An honorarium of $1,500 will apply for approved interns working 20-25 hours per week during the school semester, and 40 hours through June 26th
• An honorarium of $3,000 will apply for approved interns working at 35-40 hours per week during the school semester, through June 26th.

How To Apply

E-mail resume and cover letter indicating where you learned of this opportunity to: info@celebratefairfax.com
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Contact Information

Contact Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
Program Manager
Celebrate Fairfax, Inc.
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Suite 247
Fairfax, VA, United States 22035
Phone 703-324-5457
Email info@celebratefairfax.com
Website http://celebratefairfax.com/

Posted

November 21, 2019

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