Event Management

Event Planning and Coordinating Assistant

KEYWORDS

Event planning, Events management, Customer service, Event promotion, Internship

Career Field

Event Management

Job Type

Internship Programme

Location

South Africa

Salary

Voluntary

The Host Organisation

A boutique events agency that designs and coordinates corporate functions, parties, charity events and weddings.

Roles and Responsibilities

The intern will assist with creating proposals, budgets, post-event evaluations and promotion campaigns. The intern will also be required to carry out research on venues, suppliers and contractors. The intern will have the chance to attend client meetings, supplier and contractor meetings, exhibitions, and conferences. The intern will assist with all stages of the planning and on the day coordination of a variety of events.

Requirements

A creative thinker A basic understanding of events A strong interest in design and event trends Previous customer service or client relations experience would be beneficial

Skills Acquisition

Client management Problem-solving Networking An in-depth understanding of supplier and contractor needs Attention to detail Negotiation Budgeting Project management Event promotion

Benefits to Intern

Gains hands-on experience in one of Cape Town's leading industries Experience some of South Africa's most beautiful venues in your daily work Build a professional portfolio of work Learn from experienced and connected team members Use your creativity to contribute to exciting and meaningful events Gain industry-specific knowledge and an important awareness of the latest event trends

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.

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Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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