• Events Intern

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/6/2019 10:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    3539
    Category
    Sales/Advertising - Support
    Position Type
    Part-Time
  • Overview

    Events Intern - Orlando Sentinel This position assists in planning and executing Orlando Sentinel events. Working in a team environment, the event intern supports the events team in key aspects of events including overall event communication, marketing, collateral design, onsite event production, social media, event promotion and logistics. This position requires the ability to be onsite at all key Orlando Sentinel events from start to finish, including some evenings and weekends

    Responsibilities

     

    Administrative Support

    • Assist account representatives with preparing & presenting event sales presentations
    • Social media account management and promotional support
    • Create and proof sales collateral for event packages
    • Create event re-cap presentations for internal and external purposes
    • Create and update sales collateral or informational materials
    • Assist events director and event manager with tracking revenue and expenses
    • Miscellaneous administrative support

    Production/Promotion/Planning

    • Organize, pack and load event materials and supplies into vehicles pre-& post event
    • Assist in managing event projects completely from concept through logistical execution including the timely delivery of projects
    • Research & coordinate hiring of outside vendors & ordering promotional materials
    • Provide events director and/or manager with clear comparison of vendor options based on needs
    • Assist with coordinating event staffing & oversee onsite assignments
    • Support other event team members
    • Assist with onsite ticket sales execution
    • Track event deliverables (ex: logo inclusion, special event section ads, booths ect)
    • Create and update event ticketing page with event details & sponsor logos/listings (Track ticket sales, attendance, RSVP’s etc for each event)
    • Coordinate various advertising and social media aspects of OS event promotion
    • Assist with producing, ordering or coordinating various event items including signage, giveaways, promotional materials etc.
    • Distribute grass roots promotional materials throughout Central Florida
    • Load & unload vehicles with event supplies – pre-& post event

    Qualifications

    Pursuing bachelor’s degree or similar in Advertising, Marketing, Event Management, Hospitality, or Public Relations or minimum of 5 years in event planning or media industry.

     

    Must have exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.  Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.  Must be able to analyze situations and use good judgement in making decisions that affect our working relationships with our media partners, other departments within Orlando Sentinel and Tribune Publishing.

     

    Ability to use office equipment and systems such as a PC, telephones, fax machines, printers, and sales systems such as Admarc etc.  Advanced knowledge of software applications including Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Access) Experience with various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instrgram, Pineterest, Google+, Periscope etc.

     

    Must possess a valid driver’s license and accessible transportation to travel on company business.

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