Events Management Intern

business driven philanthropy

Job Title: Events Management Intern

Organization: Spark Ventures


Job Description

Spark Ventures Events Management Intern

Description of the Internship

The Spark Ventures Events Management Intern will work with a small team and gain valuable non-profit management experience through direct involvement in the planning and coordination process of Spark Ventures fundraising events in Chicago. The majority of his/her responsibilities will include events planning and coordination, project support, research, and day-of-event assistance. The Events Management Intern will also be responsible for trip promotion, process documentation and knowledge management.

Responsibilities May Include

• Manage securing and preparation of silent and live auction items for upcoming events
• Maintain and update attendee information
• Conduct research related to Spark’s events
• Assist in the design and content development of marketing and promotional materials
• Implement event promotion schedule and expand reach of promotions
• Manage volunteer recruitment and coordination for fundraising & education/awareness events
• Manage tracking of tickets and correspondence event attendees
• Coordinate event logistics with vendors (i.e. catering & AV)
• Expand existing organizational documentation

Dates are flexible, typically a 4-6 month commitment (minimum completion date: April 30th, 2018)

This is an unpaid internship.

Time Commitment
16 hours (2 days) per week minimum

Reports to:
Arnold Duijzer – Program Manager

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Type: Part Time


• Exceptional organization skills and high attention to detail
• The ability to work independently on projects
• Strong writing and communication skills
• Previous international travel experience preferred but not required
• Spanish fluency preferred but not required

Education Requirement: No Requirements

How to Apply
To apply:
Email resume and cover letter to careers Please put “Event Management Intern” in the subject of your email.

Last Day to Apply: 01/08/2018

Posted by: Stephanie Denzer,

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