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Intern, Corporate Relations

Ravinia

Intern, Corporate Relations

Highland Park, IL
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    SUMMARY:

    The primary responsibility of the Corporate Relations Intern is to assist with the coordination and implementation of the corporate campaign and assist with corporate events. The internship offers an opportunity to gain experience in the fields of event planning, sponsorship, and corporate fundraising for a non-profit arts organization.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Coordinate onsite displays with clients, including establishing event timeline, arranging set-up with facility staff, overseeing event implementation and activation, and delivery of branded premiums, as needed
    • Assist with coordinating and managing special corporate events throughout the summer, including Corporate Night Reception and other events as needed
    • Assist in management of corporate sponsor entertainment, including arranging concert ticketing, parking, and providing assistance as needed to corporate team and clients during events
    • Implement sponsorship agreements, including writing acknowledgements, sending benefit packets, invoice processing, and attending all corporate events (as needed)
    • Document sponsor recognition and events by taking photos and scanning materials
    • Prepare sponsorship year-end reports customized for each corporation using impression data from print, online and outdoor advertisements, onsite recognition, direct mail, and various promotional materials
    • Participate in weekly Event Team meetings to communicate details of corporate events and activities with various Ravinia department representatives
    • Fulfill concert ticket and parking requests by corporate executives
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    Qualifications

    In this highly visible role, our ideal candidate will possess the following characteristics:

    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail
    • Professionalism in dealing with a variety of people
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
    • Must be available to work evenings and weekend hours outdoors (40+ hours per week) during the summer season
    • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    • High School diploma or equivalent. At least two years of college experience preferred.
    • Coursework in arts administration, marketing or business preferred.

    Additional Information

    COMPENSATION:

    • Hourly wage based on experience
    • May be able to use for class credit

    DATES OF INTERNSHIP

    • May 2020 – September 2020

    MUST SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER

    Application deadline: April 30, 2020

  • Industry
    Education