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Position:  Events Intern 
Reports To:  Events Director  
Salary:  Unpaid Internship  
Term: Part-time, for 6 months (with review for extension) 
Start Date: ASAP

Overview of Responsibilities  
The Events Intern will be responsible for the overall support for the Events team. This will include day-to-day administration and general support and tasks pre-event, onsite, and post-event. This is an ideal role for someone of graduate caliber with great people skills, looking for an interesting and challenging administration role in the events sector with which to progress in their career.   
 
What You Will Do  
 You’ll be working in a highly demanding and ever-changing environment. Primarily, this role entails pre-recording event speakers’ presentations over Zoom. Full training and support will be provided. 
 
You are: 

  • A self-starter who actively seeks projects to work on  
  • A confident communicator comfortable speaking with stakeholders at various levels 
  • An excellent listener who understands how to deliver the right messages at the right time 
  • Able to work independently 
  • Fluent in English (other languages would beneficial)  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)

You have: 

  • The ability to meet deadlines, multitask under pressure, and efficiently manage time 
  • A keen eye for detail 
  • Experience and familiarity using Zoom and its features 
  • A can-do, motivated attitude 
  • The desire to thrive in a team environment, as well as to be able to work independently  

 Even though this is an unpaid internship, you will gain real-world work experiences at an internationally reputable non-profit organization. You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge, work ethics, and team spirit.  

You can work remotely, from anywhere in North America or Canada (preferably in the Eastern time zone), with flexible hours.  We appreciate hearing from candidates who desire the opportunity to expand their learning and gain valuable experience. 

To be considered for this position, complete the application form below:

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