Join the Development team as an events intern. Assist the Director of Development Events in the successful planning, organizing and execution of cultivation, stewardship and fundraising events, including the Annual Gala; assist with events planned by the Museum Director’s office, Curatorial, and Marketing departments. The intern also helps coordinate mailings for invitations, appeals, gift acknowledgments, and follow-up letters; prepares, proofreads and edits correspondence; tracks event RSVPs, guest lists and seating assignments and assists with other data entry activities in development database and provides additional support for some weekend and evening events. This is a great opportunity to learn about audio visual, photography and print material requests for events and work with the Manager of Development Events on select aspects of planning for events such as PEM’s annual Gala.
Internship Qualifications: Computer skills (especially Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other standard office programs); knowledge of EventPro and Tessitura software a plus; excellent telephone, writing, and interpersonal skills; previous administrative or office support experience required, development and/or event planning desirable. The intern should have the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize and take individual initiative; and be personable, high energy, flexible and team-oriented. The intern should also have excellent communications skill and will work with donors, volunteers and external event vendors for Development Fundraising events and Gala.