Unpaid Non-profit Events & Marketing Coordinator
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Learn about foreign policy and world affairs directly from state and national experts; connect with emerging leaders hand-selected by the U.S. State Department as they visit New Hampshire to gain valuable professional experience; gain skills related to international relations, event planning, marketing, public relations, communications, outreach, and program coordination, to name a few — also, a flexible work environment offers you the opportunity to gain skills related to your interests and professional goals.
We’re looking for a motivated student or recent graduate who wants to gain valuable experience developing, coordinating and marketing events for a non-profit organization promoting understanding of world affairs. Events range from high-profile fundraisers to monthly speaker series. 20 to 40 hours per week (depending on your schedule). 3 month commitment minimum. Internship is unpaid.
Help plan and organize WACNH events to fulfill organization’s mission of fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs around the state. Bring highest-level speakers on timeliest topics relating to international affairs to multiple venues and put on high-quality events that maximize attendance, publicity, member satisfaction and education, and partnerships with like-minded organizations. Events include speaker luncheons, evening lectures, film and discussion series at Red River Theatres in Concord, and fundraisers.
• Recruit speakers and set up film showings according to planned program calendar
• Plan for partner organization involvement and possible school visit by speaker
• Arrange all details of events: venues, food, audio visual services, dates and times
• Provide publicity for the event, including flyer and poster design and press releases
• Collect and organize RSVP list
• Coordinate with venues for necessary services
• Coordinate a direct implementation of event onsite
• Follow-up after event: send thank you letters to speakers and partner organizations; update RSVP list and pass along member information and non-member attendee list to Membership Coordinator
• Possible other duties: greet visitors to office and direct inquiries to staff, answer phone calls and email messages appropriately
• Proficient with all Microsoft Office programs
• Ability to navigate internet searches and online resources and type at a fast rate
• Professional and polite demeanor, especially when working with high-level speakers
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and stay calm during implementation of events onsite
• Exemplary organizational and communication skills
• Prior work with websites a plus
TO APPLY: Please contact Anna Berry, Executive Director, at email@example.com for more information or to apply.
World Affairs Council of New Hampshire
2500 N. River Road, Manchester NH 03106
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