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Category: Hospitality and Tourism

Type: Project Based

Location: Kansas City

Starts: Jan. 16, 2023

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time

Description

The Events team at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce (KC Chamber) is seeking a self-motivated intern to assist with event planning efforts. The internship will support the Marketing and Events department and take direction from the KC
Chamber’s Events Manager. The internship will focus on planning, organizing, and facilitating events that advance the work of the KC Chamber’s mission. This internship includes both independent work and opportunities for collaborative projects.

This is a fast-paced and highly visible internship. We are looking for candidates who would be comfortable in everything from business casual to business professional dress, depending on the event, and comfortable communicating with business leaders at all levels of an organization from entry-level associates to CEOs. Our interns are an integral part of the KC Chamber, and we value candidates who are driven to succeed and interested in community leadership. 

Responsibilities

Internship duties will vary but may include the following:

 Assist in pre-planning event details and marketing materials
 Assist on day of the event for setup and tear down
 Check in guests at event and assist with last-minute tasks
 Be available for early-morning or evening events 

Qualifications

DESIRED SKILLS:
 Strong written and oral communication skills
 Self-directed, possess effectual critical thinking and problem-solving skills
 Organized, and able to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines
 Proficient with Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
 Reliable transportation 

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