Events Coordinator Intern

Posted on November 6th, 2012

The Alumni Association, Outreach and Special Events Department, is seeking an Events Coordinator Intern. The intern will be able to volunteer up to 15 hours a week (flexible schedule). This is a non-paid internship.

The CSU Alumni Association advances the university by developing and strengthening lifelong relationships between the alumni and the university community, by benefiting current and future alumni and friends, and by serving as a catalyst for communications and involvement. To help us successfully carry out this mission, we are looking for a creative, responsible student to join our special events team.

Internship includes:
•Event planning/coordinating events that may include but are not limited to athletic events, family friendly events, continual learning events, young alumni events, professional development events, community service events, special events, homecoming, reunions, and university wide events.
•Learning all phases of planning a special event – from coordinating invitations and registrations to working with the venue on event details and staffing an event.
•Working with a variety of vendors to produce an event.
•Developing the ability to schedule and track a variety of projects.
•Coordinating timelines.
•Developing the skills to work in a team environment.
•Working with volunteers.
•Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
The Events Coordinator Intern is a dynamic position requiring a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and attention to detail; excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for Colorado State University.
•Good communications skills, both written and verbal
•Proficient computer skills, including experience with MS Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook

Industry experience: 0-2+ years’ event coordination experience including:
•Developing marketing/promotional materials, campaigns
•Working with customers
•Developing and executing projects
•Flair for innovative event strategies

Skills include: communication, teamwork, leadership, ability to work autonomously, tolerance of ambiguity, ability to influence and persuade, decision-making/problem solving, flexibility, creativity, initiative, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Ginger Morehouse, Assistant Director, Colorado State University Alumni Association at gmorehouse@ar.colostate.edu. For more information, please contact Ginger Morehouse at 970-491-7769.