EVENT PLANNING INTERNSHIP AT CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATION


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

International District, near Downtown SeattleSeattle, WA 98104


About

While working at CAIR-WA, the Event Planning Intern will play a valuable role in planning and managing all logistical aspects planning high-stakes events including fundraisers, youth career guidance events and large meetings.

Tasks include, but are not limited to: setting numerous appointments with executives via e-mail and phone, maintaining a detailed pre-event registration system, compiling detailed event attendee information, track planning committee members' work to ensure completion, track inventory of all supplies needed for events, vetting and confirming experts to prepare students in these areas; preparing and printing of all event literature; and preparing and disseminating all event marketing.

This position is ideal for a student or professional looking to gain valuable experience in event planning, while learning more about CAIR-WA's work in defending civil rights, fighting bigotry, empowering American Muslims, and promoting accurate, representative media portrayals of Islam and Muslims.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in successful high-stakes event planning and problem solving
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Internal sense of urgency and initiative that promotes focus, creative thinking and solutions

Time commitment: A minimum six month, 20 hours per week commitment is required. The internship requires all hours to be completed in the office, within the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please email info@cairseattle.org and, in the subject line, please clearly indicate the title(s) of the position(s) in which you are interested, in order of preference.

Please include in your e-mail an explanation of why you are interested in the position, any relevant experience or skills, and your complete contact information (full name, email, and phone number). You may also include a résumé and at least two references who can speak to your professional abilities. Applicants must pass a background check. All internship positions at CAIR-WA are unpaid.

Students interested in receiving academic credit (college) or community service hours (high school) should indicate so in their e-mail. Credit may be arranged during the first week of the academic term.

Please note: ALL POSITIONS ARE OPEN IMMEDIATELY and we respond to applications year-round IMMEDIATELY as they are received, so apply now!

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS MAY NOT BE PROCESSED.

Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 20 hours per week over 6 month period
  • A complete application packet is required.
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