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Sunday, August 20, 2017

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EVENT ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP - UNPAID

Job Type: Event Planning

Organization: The San Antonio Parks Foundation (SAPF)

Application Closing Date: 11/12/2017

Job Description:

 

 

The San Antonio Parks Foundation (SAPF) is searching for candidates for an Event Assistant Internship. The selected candidate will work directly with the Chief Operating Officer and the Event Coordinator in planning, supporting and executing special events. 

 

 

 JOB FUNCTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES): 

 Assist in implementing and supporting all aspects of event planning, promotion, logistics and coordination of SAPF events 

 Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for positive event and/or fundraising experiences 

 Assist with coordinating all event vendor logistics and phone/email communication 

 Maintain up-to-date event documents and databases as needed 

 Conduct event supply inventory, which includes organizing, preparing, loading, unloading, and storing event items and supplies 

 Assist with coordination of all SAPF event volunteers and tasks. May include recruitment, scheduling, managing and maintaining a volunteer database. 

 Create and/or proof content for SAPF social channels, website, print materials, e-blasts, and newsletters, as necessary 

 Design marketing materials, such as flyers and graphics for major SAPF events, as necessary 

 Assist with daily office operations, such as answering phones, responding to emails, organizing inventory, and processing payments 

 Other duties as assigned 

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

 Completion of, or in pursuit of, Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university in the fields of Marketing, Business Administration, Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Event Planning, Non-Profit Management, or related field 

 Non-profit or community service experience strongly preferred 

 Knowledge and experience with the planning and execution of events 

 Previous internship or related experience in communication or event planning preferred 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED: 

Ability to work in a fast-paced, professional environment, while multitasking and meeting deadlines 

Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and possess excellent organizational skills 

Be able to prioritize, problem solve and produce high-quality work in accordance with directions given 

Excellent writing/grammar and verbal communication skills, previous writing experience preferred 

Be able to communicate in a professional manner with associates, SAPF contacts, and media 

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint (Microsoft Office software), as well as internet-based research 

Experience with Adobe programs, e.g. Adobe InDesign and Photoshop, a plus 

 Bilingual a plus 

 

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION: 

 This is an unpaid internship - August 2017-December 31, 2017 

 College credit applicable 

 Intern will gain applicable knowledge of event planning and coordination 

 10-20 hours/week; business hours are M-F, 9am-5pm with some commitments outside of this timeframe for special event support 

 Must be able to lift 20-25 lbs. 

 Position open until filled 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to kassie@saparksfoundation.org THE 

Location: n/a
San Antonio, TX 78205

 

Contact Information

Name:Kassie

Phone Number:n/a

Fax Number:

Email Address:kassie@saparksfoundation.org

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