HIRING! PAID Special Events Intern Fall

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
F 973-535-4314

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

Logistic Planning:

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

Event Planning:

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.

Ability to operate a personal computer for spreadsheet, word processing and data base activities.


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