Summer Event Intern

Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
Title: Events Intern
Reports to: President and Director of Community Events & Marketing
Internship Description: Assist with special events, social media and support of various Chamber programming. This is a paid temporary part-time position that works approximately 16 weeks for 30 hours per week between May 2017 through September 2017 (exact dates to be agreed upon).
Duties may include:
  • Event planning and organization (prepare reports, liaison with vendors and sponsors, prepare logistic plans, conduct research, propose new ideas/improvements, prepare registration forms and systems, recruit volunteers, sell event sponsorship opportunities, assist with updating event finances).
  • Set up, registration, and clean up on event days.
  • Answer telephone, email and in person inquiries.
  • Draft various Chamber communications such as social media posts, emails, website copy, etc.
  • Design invitations, posters and brochures.
  • Maintain and update records using Chamber Master, the Chamber’s database software.
  • Refer visitors to local businesses and promote tourism within the Greater Wayzata Area.
  • Develop a manual/instruction booklet as he/she becomes proficient in tasks, to help transition future interns.
  • Assist with daily operations within the office.
  • Work cooperatively and positively with all Chamber staff members and volunteers to promote an environment of excellence, teamwork, and respect.
Desired skills and qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Social Media.  Experience with Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, and eventbrite a plus.
  • Current undergrad - Declared major in Event Management, Communications, Marketing, or Tourism are preferred.
For more information, email the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber at or call 952-473-9595. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume.
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