Government and Industrial Relations

General Description:

The events intern will assist with the organization and execution of special projects, primarily baseball and basketball sporting events Field of Dreams and Hoop Dreams, and potentially several smaller events as well.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organizing fundraising events
  • Organize and supervise volunteer corps for events
  • Research potential event sponsors
  • Draft communiqués and emails to potential sponsors and individual donors
  • Track fundraising efforts
  • Assist in the logistical execution of events: including but not limited to guest lists, seating, scheduling, etc.

Skills & Qualifications:

Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising concepts. A strong candidate will also have enthusiasm for events, a strong eye and memory for detail, and a good sense of humor. Candidates should also have a passion for doing good and be knowledgeable about marketing, public relations, and digital promotion sources such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Interest in basketball and baseball a plus.

Length of Commitment:

Ongoing

Schedule:

Candidates must be available 2 days/week with minimum of 10 hours/week. Additional hours are available.

To Apply:

Please submit resume, cover letter, and days/times of availability to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax (617) 423-7693, or email volunteer@bostonabcd.org with subject line: Events Intern.

Please note: this is an unpaid internship (work-study eligible if applicable).

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