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Events Operations Intern

We’re looking for driven summer intern to join our busy, creative team in Sterling, Virginia.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Apply internet research skills and gain experience in social media marketing

  • Develop experience in event planning and production

  • Improve writing skills through a variety of communication mediums (formal correspondence, marketing materials, web content)

  • Expand professional network in producing events

TIME COMMITMENT

25 hours/week; 1 full semester

SCHEDULE

Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 3-4:00 pm, plus 3-5 evening events throughout the semester.

COMPENSATION

All Associates internships are unpaid and housing is not provided. College credit may be granted, but must be coordinated in advance with the intern's university/college.

LOCATION

Sterling, Virginia

TO APPLY

Send a cover letter, resume and three nonfiction writing samples or excerpts of no more than 500 words. Please email glory@alwayscreatingstudio.com application documents in PDF format with the subject line “Event internship” by March 15 to be considered. Questions can be directed to glory@alwayscreatingstudio.com or (703) 565-6127.


Operations and Administrative Assistant

Always Creating Weddings & Events is seeking a part-time Operations and Administrative Assistant to help with day-to-day operations. administrative and marketing tasks; requires strong customer service skills, attention to detail, efficiency and multi-tasking. Qualified applicant must be a polished mature professional, very organized, detail oriented, and have pleasing, articulate and persuasive communication skills. Team Collaboration is a must.

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business development, marketing or a related field preferred

  • Two/Three years of administrative and marketing or communications experience preferred

  • Proficient in MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite and working knowledge of Mac and PC

  • Hire and Supervise Event Operations Intern

We are based in Sterling, Virginia.  Always Creating Studio Weddings & Events is a full-service wedding planning, design, and coordination STUDIO for Elegant, Modern Couples in love.

OPERATIONS & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

We are looking for a creative Operations and Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and operations support for the planning and execution of event planning and marketing.  The Operations and Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting our weddings and events clients and prospective clients in delivering an outstanding customer service and events planning experiences. Ideal candidate must be reliable, hardworking and able to multi-task; majority of the responsibilities will be administrative with some marketing related projects. The position is part time and requires at minimum two (2) office days (Monday – Friday) with flexibility for telecommuting. Candidate must commit to approximately 15-25 hours per week in our Sterling office, ideally spread out over two or three days.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with day-to-day operations, customer service management, vendor management, inventory management, lite accounting, and direct customer/vendor communications.

  • Support the coordination of events and programming logistics such venue reservations, venue setup, ordering promotional items, greeting of clients.

  • Facilitate internal communication (e.g. distribute information, schedule presentations and client meetings).

  • Social Media Management -- the candidate will manage the day-to-day postings and manage our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Track social media trends and monitor fan/follower feedback.

  • Oversee Website Updates -- ensures that our company website's content and functions support the brand; add/edit/optimize/cross-promote content, build forms, update blog / event calendars and facilitate registration as needed.

  • Regularly update events calendar, company blog, and Facebook page

  • Experience in event and décor planning, presentation skills and the ability to work within an energetic, creative, fast-paced and innovative environment is a requirement

  • Update spreadsheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information.

  • Communicate directly with clients and encourage trusting relationships, respond to client inquiries, follow-up on client calls, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

To be successful in this role you must be able to demonstrate outstanding interpersonal skills across a broad range of competencies; smart yet personable, empathetic and knows how to get things done in a friendly, non-aggressive manner, the ability to multitask, and strong organizational skills. Exceptional follow through, keen attention to detail, fast, resourceful and nimble are critical for success in this position.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across organizational boundaries, and with multiple business partners

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required

  • Able to multi-task and problem solve issues, as necessary

  • Minimum of three years’ experience is preferred

  • Associates degree; Bachelor’s degree is highly preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented, self-motivated individual with the demonstrated ability to prioritize, juggle multiple assignments and function as part of a cohesive team.

  • Must have strong communication and presentation skills, with an attention to detail and highly organized.

  • Entrepreneurial Attitude – Ideally, candidate will have experience building a digital audience through multiple online communication channels. Must be creative, resourceful, proactive, and adaptive.

  • QuickBooks, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office experience would be a HUGE +

  • Ability to work part-time during normal business hours, this would be a good schedule for a person with children in school.

  • Reliable Transportation and close proximity to the Sterling, VA area

APPLICATION PROCESS

Send a cover letter, resume and three nonfiction writing samples or excerpts (preferably journalistic articles) of no more than 500 words. Please email glory@alwayscreatingstudio.com application documents in word or PDF with the subject line “Operations and Administrative Assistant” by February 15 to be considered.