Events Intern

Employer
Global Ties U.S.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Closes
Aug 11, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time

The Events intern works closely with the Events team on all aspects of event planning and implementation, including, but not limited to our annual National Meeting, and regional summits across the U.S. The Events Intern might also have tasks relating to curriculum development projects. During the course of the semester, the Events intern may be offered the opportunity to provide support to Global Ties U.S. exchange programs, which falls outside of the regular internship scope of work.

Qualifications
  • Ideal candidate has experience in registration processing and event logistics, including arranging catering and audio-visual services, writing and editing program materials
  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience with MS Office (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Experience with graphic design (InDesign and Photoshop) desired, but not essential
  • Flexibility and willingness to work beyond the parameters of a job description
  • Maturity and a sense of humor
  • Ability to transition easily from working as a team player to working independently
  • Desire to grow and learn from the experience
  • Background and interest in citizen diplomacy, public diplomacy, nonprofit leadership, global engagement, or international education and exchange preferred