|Holiday Charity Bash Intern|
Holiday Charity Bash Intern
The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC) is seeking an intern for the planning and execution of the 5th Anniversary Holiday Charity Bash™. The opportunity is available during the summer and/or fall semesters of 2013. The position is unpaid, but eligible travel and telecommuting expenses will be reimbursed. This is ideal for someone studying Event Planning, Tourism Administration or other like courses is a plus. The ASBC will complete the departmental requirements if the student wishes to gain academic credit.
The Special Events Intern will assist with the planning and implementation of the Holiday Charity Bash™ presented by The ASBC. The Holiday Charity Bash™ is in its 5th year and is attended by over 300 guests who are members of The ASBC and government contracting community. Details about this year’s event are available at http://www.holidaycharitybash.com. Money raised through the Holiday Charity Bash™ is donated to American Freedom Foundation, which provides funding for programs that serve the needs of veterans and military families. More information on the American Freedom Foundation can be found on their website. http://americanfreedomfoundation.org/
The Intern will be part of the Holiday Charity Bash™ planning team comprised of The ASBC leadership, staff and volunteer-business executives who are members of The ASBC. The Intern will be assigned duties in various areas such as: silent auction, public relations, marketing, sponsorship, and venue logistics. The intern will have a lead role in one of the key areas of the event planning, depending on his/her interest. While the Intern will work under the direction of the Holiday Charity Bash Coordinator, he/she will receive guidance from the President and CEO. There will weekly meetings and site visits located in McLean, Virginia (Tyson’s Corner). The internship will require an average of six hours per week, with the more time-intensive weeks leading up to the event which is scheduled on December 4, 2013.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
The Intern will meet with the Holiday Charity Bash Coordinator on a weekly basis at the Mason Enterprise Center in Fairfax VA
REPORTS TO Holiday Charity Bash Coordinator
PROVIDES SUPPORT TO Holiday Charity Bash Coordinator, Holiday Charity Bash Committee and President.
This is an unpaid internship where academic credits may be earned
6-8 hours per week
To apply for Special Events Internship at The ASBC, submit your resume and a cover letter in the body of the email to Mary Hayes Collins, Holiday Charity Bash Coordinator. email@example.com