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Event Intern - Full-time Summer 2021, Part-time Fall

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Event Intern - Full-time Summer 2021, Part-time Fall

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Event Intern - Full-time Summer 2021, Part-time Fall

Req # 57027

Location Waukesha CORP

Employment Type Intern

Shift 1st

SERIOUS POWER, COMPELLING CAREERS!

It's a challenge, and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an industry leader.

There's never been a better time to work at Generac. We're shaping the market and investing in new companies and new technologies. Our rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.

JOB SUMMARY: The Event Intern is responsible for assisting the Trade Show and Events team with coordinating and planning corporate events, sales meetings, conferences and other activities. This internship is available for full-time in the summer and part-time during the school year. Candidates must be able to work part time hours on the following days in September: 9/2-9/4; 9/9-9/11; 9/16-9/18.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gain an understanding of event planning including:
  • booking event space,
  • understanding room layouts and space constraints,
  • food and beverage decisions,
  • scheduling/booking entertainment,
  • travel arrangements,
  • product logistics,
  • ordering event signage and promotional material.
  • Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process
  • Keeps promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with graphics department, inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
  • Assist with staff or volunteer requirements and coordinate their activities.
  • Cooperate with communications teams to promote and publicize event both internally and externally.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently enrolled in an Associates or Bachelor's program with an emphasis in marketing, communication or related major

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Microsoft Office experience with strong aptitude in Excel;
  • Sophomore year status or higher;
  • Project management foundational knowledge.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Proficient oral and written communication and able to write clearly and succinctly to get a message across
  • Conscientious self-motivated worker with an attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting
  • Dependable and organized
  • Ability to multi-task

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Waukesha , Event Intern - Full-time Summer 2021, Part-time Fall, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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