Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Special Events Intern - New Position and Posting!

from Sarah Trimble, Director of Resource Development

Under supervision of the Special Events Coordinator, the Special Events intern will be responsible for assisting the development staff in various phases of event production and administration. The internship program is designed to provide opportunities for the individual to learn about all phases of event planning, coordination and execution. Job description includes but is not limited to:

- Assisting in developing event plans and timeline
- Day to day logistical planning
- Communicating with staff, vendors, and community members
- Marketing and promotion
- Public Relations- communicating with the media and writing press releases
- Creating opportunities to generate revenue from events
- Event evaluation and follow up
- Management of social media outlets
- General office duties

The intern will work the development staff, potential and current donors, other community members and vendors to gain a full understanding of event production. In providing an opportunity for the intern to learn event production, the intern will be required to have the following skills:

- Interest in working for a Non-profit organization
- Interest in the coordination, planning, and support of special events, daily operational and administrative functions
- Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
- Detail oriented thinking
- Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Online services, Photo Shop a plus!
- A general sense of administrative management

CRCC Event:
2010 Sing Out for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (May 2010): This community wide event raises awareness about sexual violence, as well as financial support for the only local agency providing comprehensive services to sexual assault survivors and those supportive of them. Sing Out is led by an all-start chorale comprised of community, civic and business leaders who join voices to Sing Out against rape and sexual violence.

In accordance with CRCC intern programs, the intern must:
- Be able to work a flexible schedule and attend events outside of normal work week
- Work at least 16 hours a week
Please note that this job description is meant to be a generic description and represents the minimum job duties an individual will be required to perform. Individual departments will/can customize job descriptions and hours work to meet their specific needs.
This is an unpaid internship. Interns will be reimbursed for downtown parking.
Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume ASAP to:

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Director of Resource Development, Sarah Trimble
526 Superior Ave. Suite 1400
Cleveland, OH 44114

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