University of Massachusetts Medical School Event Marketing Unpaid Internship in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
University of Massachusetts Medical School- Commonwealth Medicine has an event marketing/ hospitality conference management internship open for the 2017- 2018 school year. This internship will bring the applicant through the planning process of building an academic conference with 250 attendees and five concurrent tracks. The event has over 100 speakers, 10- 15 sponsors/ exhibitors, and is funded by three different grant organizations. The position will take place from September 2017- May 2018, approximately 10-12 hours per week, and is an unpaid internship. The applicant must be detail-oriented, proficient in Microsoft Office, and have experience with social media and marketing; hospitality management or business administration majors preferred.
Coordinate and perform advanced administrative tasks
Conduct more complex research to assist team members
Assist with the preparation of data for projects and studies; compile statistics as required or requested
File, retrieve, collect, organize, manage, and distribute information from diverse internal and external sources
Perform assigned project tasks within specified timeframes
Perform other duties as required
Assist with the annual call for abstracts by editing text for marketing materials.
Develop conference schedule versions in excel for marketing and website.
Assist with the management of consortium membership by reviewing database, updating missing information, creating membership reports and invoicing renewals.
Assist with conference registration process, ongoing tracking of registrants and their payments.
Assist with sponsorship prospecting, customer service, retention and growth strategies.
Assist in the editing of the conference mobile conference app by loading presenter names and headshots, uploading the schedule, uploading the abstracts, and by creating an evaluation.
Assist in the management of social media accounts including Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
Bachelor’s degree candidate
Related experience preferred
Basic analytical and communication skills
Ability to use standard office tools and software (MS-Office)
Must be reliable and able to set consistent work hours
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Attention to detail
Organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines
Interpersonal and communication skills
Writing and editing experience
Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment
Working Title: Event Marketing Unpaid Internship
Requisition Number: 2017-29433
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status: Non Exempt
Union Code: Non Union Position-W00-Non Benefited
External Company URL: www.umassmed.edu
UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.