Spring 2020 Special Events Internship

Employer Madison Public Library Foundation
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
More details https://mplfoundation.org/
Posted on November 13, 2019


The foundation is currently looking for a Special Events Intern to join our small office team for the upcoming semester. Gain valuable experience in all aspects of event planning for a nonprofit while working with an energetic and talented staff and volunteer team.

Duties of the position would include:
• Researching prospective events
• Assisting staff and event co-chairs with event committee meetings
• Participating in sponsorship solicitations
• Following up on event logistics, such as venue, menus, decorations, and entertainment
• Organizing and tracking event attendees and solicitations
• Working with staff on invitation mailing
• Helping track RSVP’s
• Being on site for all events and assisting with post-event follow-up
• Providing support to the individual giving program as needed

Job qualifications:
• Applicants should possess strong organization skills, demonstrated proficiency managing detail oriented tasks, and the ability to communicate effectively.
• Flexible hours; some weekend or evening work will be required.
• If you are a student, qualified candidates will have at least sophomore standing and pursuing a degree in library science, liberal arts, business, nonprofit management or related field. MPLF is located downtown on the bus line. MPLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation: $15.00 per hour
Hours: 12 – 15 per week

How to apply:
Send cover letter and resume to Tracy Phillippi, Foundation Manager, tphillippi@mplfoundation.org.

Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!

About the Foundation:
Madison Public Library Foundation was established to assist in filling the financial gap between appropriated city funds and the ever-rising costs of library resources and services that meet the diverse needs of our community.