Events Intern

Posting Date:   May 8, 2017
Application Deadline:   May 31, 2017

Position Description
The Events Intern will assist the Assistant Director of Events and the Events Assistant with the planning and execution of all Member based events as well as events related to the Florida Classic, Volunteer program and the two bowl games.

General Responsibilities

  • Assist in all aspects of our events including but not limited to: project research, event set-up and breakdown, volunteer coordination as well as any other duties assigned.The Events Intern will assist with the following events:
    • Feast on the 50
    • Florida Classic Kickoff Luncheon presented by Florida Blue
    • Florida Blue Battle of the Bands
    • Tablegate hospitality tent
    • Bowl game player events
    • Athletic Director’s Dinner
    • VIP Welcome Receptions
    • Volunteer Program Kickoff Party

    Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:

    • Minimum one (1) previous internship within the sports industry or event Hospitality field
    • Academic background in Sport Management, Hospitality and Event Management
    • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office; Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is a plus
    • Willingness and ability to lift moderate to heavy objects
    • Self-motivated, team player with high energy and a great attitude
    • Experience in prioritizing a heavy workload and the ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and minimal supervision

    Commitment
    This is a seasonal position and runs from Monday, September 5, 2017 – Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The position requires up to twenty hours per week through December 1 with the flexibility to work occasional nights and weekends according to the Florida Citrus Sports event schedule. The position requires the ability to work during the December holiday season. Candidates should be prepared and willing to work full time (forty hours per week) from approximately December 4, 2017 until Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The position will be paid hourly at a rate of $9/hr.

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