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Special Projects & Events Intern - Spring 2018

Reports To: Special Projects Manager

Overview: The Special Projects intern will help DoSomething.org mobilize hundreds of young people by assisting in the execution of our events and special projects.

For more information on our internship program including dates and compensation, please visit our internships page.

 

What you'll do:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of our annual spring gala
  • Oversee communication with vendors venue and attendees
  • Help create programming for different DoSomething.org events
  • Create communication timelines for all external conversations
  • Work with members from our marketing, creative, campaigns, and tech team to ensure successful events
  • Manage budgets and keep projects under budget
  • Create timelines to keep projects on track
  • Assist in preparation for DoSomething.org’s quarterly Board Meeting
  • Book travel for talent and VIP’s for our spring gala

 

What you'll learn:

  • Event management
  • Event programming
  • Cross-team collaboration
  • Working with events budgets ranging from $0-$100k+
  • Project planning and development
  • All of the word’s to Toto’s Africa

 

What we're looking for:

  • SUPER organized and detail oriented (you’ve already noticed the error made in the “What you’ll do” section)
  • You love all things event planning. Timelines and spreadsheets make you excited, spreadsheets are your weak spot, etc.
  • Self-starter, ability to work well alone or with others
  • Excellent communication skills: solid grammar, ability to convey messages clearly, good telephone manner
  • You love asking for people to donate items and feel invigorated every time you are able to haggle a price down
  • Not required, but a plus -- you know all of the choreography to Beyonce’s Formation

 

Applying:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter. Cover letter should be no more than 200 words and written in your regular, professional speaking voice. No boring cover letters. Seriously.

Please, no calls.

 

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