Special Events Intern
Apply to: Heather Comstock, Senior Director, Resource Development & Communication
The Arc of Essex County
123 Naylon Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039
T 973-535-1181 x1224
Summary:Assist the Resource Development Department in special events and fundraising activities. Also assist with newsletters and press materials.
They will be assisting with our upcoming Uncorked and Uncapped – Wine, Beer & Food Fest as well as the launch of our new run walk program to take place this spring
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Research and secure bids from potential vendors (i.e. tent rental companies)
Scout possible eventsite locations as needed
Assist in the development of event schematics
Brainstorm and research ideas to infuse creativity into existing events
Work with community businesses to enhance the activity offerings at events
Draft in-kind sponsorship request letters and place follow up phone calls
Generate ideas for future events
Volunteer on-site at events when possible
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Junior or senior Communication, Marketing, Public Relations majors. Strong working knowledge of Windows programs.Adobe Illustrator and/or InDesign experience a plus.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to operate a personal computer for spreadsheet, word processing and data base activities.