Being an Associate Program Coordinator Intern at Red Velvet Events is more than just making copies and shadowing planners. You are essentially a planner in training. You will be given the opportunity to experience different aspects of the job from logistics, to marketing, to accounting and more. If you love the adrenaline of working in a fast-pace, agile and high-rewards work environment, then this is the place to be. Please read on!
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
This paid internship position is based out of our HQ in Austin, Texas.
Report to our VP of Professional Services and work alongside a team of seasoned event professionals.
Will work from RVE offices Monday through Friday unless meeting with clients or working onsite at a program.
Must be available 35-40 hrs/week depending on events schedule, including office time & daily email checking & response.
Internship starts in June 2019 and goes through May 2020. Exact start date is flexible.
You will be required to check your RVE e-mail account & respond to all emails daily as we are committed to responding to all client requests within 1 business day.
Assist with event planning and management while maintaining client confidentiality.
Work alongside our full-time Program Managers on items including but not limited to: onsite event setup and execution, shadowing internal and client/vendor meetings, in-person, phone, and email correspondence with event partners, general pre-planning assistance.
Attend occasional networking meetings, including but not limited to MPI, ILEA, NACE, HSMAI, and ADMEi (meeting fees will be covered by RVE).
Technical Skills: definitely must know MS Office Suite (including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook – and especially Excel). Knowledge of Google Drive, Dropbox, Salesforce, Harvest, and/or Slack a plus.
Have internet access at your residence (to allow quick responses to our Clients/vendors).
Own a laptop which you are expected to bring to the office (monthly stipend provided for laptop, cellphone, and mileage).
Have strong customer service & organizational skills.
Show initiative and have the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Dress appropriately with business casual to business professional attire.
Be comfortable with daily e-mail, phone and in-person communication.
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Ability to work with little supervision and in a fast-pace environment.
Ability to make decisions based on critical thinking, problem solving, and research.
Available to work evenings and weekends based on program needs/deadlines.
Frequently required to lift and transport boxes or other items weighing up to 30 lbs.
Occasionally required to stand and/or remain in a stationary position for 6-8 hours at a time.
Occasionally required to perform work in outdoor weather conditions.
Have access to daily transportation.
Interested in working in a start-up type environment.
Conduct all business matters fairly, honestly and ethically with the utmost professionalism.
Want to learn more? CLICK HERE to read our blog post about a day in the life of an intern.
If you've made it this far and are still interested, please submit your application and tell us what makes you ROCK as an Associate Program Coordinator Intern! No phone calls please. We will respond to candidates who have qualified for the first round of interviews.
DISCLAIMER: This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to confirm or be interpreted as a comprehensive summary of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.
Red Velvet Events is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Red Velvet Events, Inc.
Red Velvet Events, a Global DMC Partner (RVE) is a full-service creative events agency calling Austin, Texas home since 2002. RVE helps corporations create international award-winning event experiences of all sizes. Our team's strength is in listening to our client's goals and translating that to an incredible interactive & creative event experience - fun for the planners and memorable for the attendees.
RVE TEAM MEMBER CRITERIA
When we are looking to expand our team, we are always looking for folks that are wired in many of the same ways we are. If you thrive on juggling a handful of deadlines each day and pride yourself on doing it with a smile on your face, you may be the next perfect team member for Red Velvet Events! Please keep in mind that extreme organization and client-facing skills are a must, but being very comfortable online and well versed in Microsoft Office (we practically live in Excel) is a requirement too. We strongly encourage all of our candidates to have prior hotel, DMC, and/or meeting planning industry experience before applying to join our team.
In addition to a great opportunity to work for one of the Best Places to Work (declared in 2013 by Austin Business Journal, 2015 by M&C Magazine and 2018 by Austin Business Journal), all full-time employees receive the following benefits:
- Competitive health plan, with premiums for employee covered and premiums for family members subsidized by RVE
- Monthly HSA Contribution
- Complimentary financial/retirement planning assistance
- 401(k) Plan with Matching Contribution
- Paid Membership to Industry Associations and Monthly Meetings
- Monthly Cell Phone, Fuel and Laptop Stipends
- Annual Education Stipend
- Flexible Vacation Policy and Paid Holidays
- Bonuses for Industry Awards
We know that the best hire is someone you enjoy working with and is a great culture fit for our fast-paced, entrepreneur-friendly, and creative environment. If you know someone who has previous experience in the hotel industry, DMC industry, and/or meeting planning industry, we want to meet them.
What’s in it for you? If a referral is hired full-time and stays at least 1 year with our team, you get $1,000 cold hard cash on their 1 year anniversary with Red Velvet Events. That simple!
Company Website: www.redvelvetevents.com
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