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This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Event Planner Intern


Are you a passionate about organizing events? Are you awaiting for an opportunity to earn valuable experience and improve your curriculum vitae? In prep for this year’s Annual Leadership Summit, Young [E] innovative Leaders of Liberia (YELL) is searching for an enthusiastic person to join our Event Planning Committee. As an Event Planner Intern you will be working with vendors, donors, attendees and volunteers, this is a great chance to enhance your management and organizational accomplishments. Being part of YELL will give you hands-on experience in the daily work environment at the fast-paced organization. The hours are flexible and you can function remotely. The time commitment is about 7-10 hours per workweek.


  • Excellent communication (verbal, listening and writing) skills and an outstanding attention to detail
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to function independently and as a member of a squad
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to act quickly and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Detail oriented, team player, and technologically savvy
  • Access to phone and computer with internet connection
  • Event planning and fundraising experience is a plus

To be successful as a member of YELL, you will too:

  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact an up-and-coming nonprofit organization
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker - you are not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  • Have a strong work ethic, take initiative, and require minimal direction
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment


  • Directly impact YELL's efforts to fund education-related projects that enhance knowledge, skills, and opportunities for hundreds of children in Chicago’s Bronzeville community and learn about successful international development programs
  • Be part of a highly-motivated nonprofit organization run by majority volunteers and receive professional training
  • Gain insight into the day-to-day operations of a nimble, results-orientated, high-growth nonprofit organization
  • Build your resume and gain references for future employment opportunities
  • The opportunity to work from home on your free time


  • Advertising
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Content Management Systems
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 10 Hours per work max

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