Events Intern (Summer 2019)

Vectorworks Inc. - Columbia, MD3.8

TemporaryEstimated: $32,000 - $40,000 a year
Calling all energetic, detail-oriented students: Vectorworks, Inc. seeks an Events Intern to join our team for an engaging internship opportunity this summer. The intern will work alongside the Sr. Events Manager in event preparation and coordination. You'll have the opportunity to assist in planning the company's special events, including the weekly luncheons, reception dinners, holiday events, and more! If you have the energy and enthusiasm for creating innovative and exciting company events, keep reading!


In this role, you should expect to:
Assist in preparing and coordinating all logistical aspects of company sponsored events
Assist in communications involving event management including BEOs, timelines, calendars, reports, diagrams, etc.
Request estimates, reach out to vendors, and interact with all departments within the company
Provide support in all employee, candidate, and guest travel including lodging and ground transportation when applicable
Assist with employee discount program
Assist in establishing and developing relationships with vendors

Why do you want this job? Because you are:
A hard-working and dedicated college junior, senior, or recent graduate (no more than 6 months upon graduation) who is looking to gain valuable work experience in the field of hospitality management and event planning
Creative, innovative, and willing to work with a team to inject a positive attitude into the office environment
A self-starter with the ability to show initiative, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines

Why do we want you? Because you have:
A GPA above 3.0
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
At least 6 months - 1 year of previous internship or project management experience in special event planning/coordination preferred
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
Ability to work independently and with a team
Superior planning, time management, and organizational skills
Ability to successfully collaborate with multiple personalities and communicate with all levels of the organization
Ability to use discretion, judgment, tact and poise regarding confidential and sensitive information privy to the HR department team members
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite a plus!
Requires approximately 10% travel

Eligibility requirements for internships:
Internships requires working a minimum of 16 hours per week with a maximum of 40 hours per week
You must be at least 18 years of age, enrolled in an undergraduate program entering your junior or senior year, enrolled in a graduate program, or a recent graduate (no more than 6 months upon graduation)
This is a paid internship and compensation will be based on applicant's qualifications. We currently do not provide housing, relocation, or transportation reimbursement
Interns are not eligible for company benefits

2019 Internship sessions:
Summer: June 3 - Aug 23
Fall: Sept 9 - Dec 13

Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer