Friday, June 14, 2019
Dancewave Seeks Special Events Intern
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Compensation: Travel stipend, free dance and fitness classes
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: Monthly travel stipend provided; Free dance and fitness classes
POSITION: Special Events Internship at Dancewave
HOURS: This is a part-time, 15-20 hours/week position for six months. Selected candidate will work primarily at Dancewave’s office in Brooklyn, NY, with occasional off-site visits.
START DATE: June 2019
ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND: DANCEWAVE provides access to a community dance experience that encourages individuality and whole-person development throughout New York City and beyond.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Dancewave seeks an Intern to assist the Special Events Coordinator in the production of events including Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB) and Moving Together at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Skills cultivated during this internship will assist aspiring individuals pursue a career in event management and non-profit fundraising.
Assists with planning, execution, and follow up of events
Supports organization of volunteer committee for Dancewave Through College & Beyond
Assists in the acquisition of in-kind donations and sponsorships
Assists in event documentation, advertising, and promotion in conjunction with Marketing department
Responds to email and telephone inquiries regarding events and registration
Processes registration and payments in Dancewave’s online database (Salesforce)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must be available all day October 5-6, 2019 (for DTCB)
Ability to be flexible and willing to assist in other tasks as assigned
Willing to occasionally travel off-site to photograph Dancewave programs and events
Superb written and verbal communication skills
Highly detail oriented
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Knowledge of dance and interest in dance education and special events
Familiarity with Salesforce (or similar database) or Adobe Creative Suite
Familiarity with social media: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject title “Special Events & Marketing Intern”
Dancewave is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to maintaining an inclusive and equitable work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected class. Dancewave is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values community, teamwork, creativity, understanding, and appreciation. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
182 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, 11217
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