Special Events Intern


Cause Areas


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


244 Madison AveSuite 305New York, NY 10016
Emerill Shows Executive producer Rochelle Brown and the first African-American Graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in 1947 Jefferson Evans


Looking for individuals who have some event planning experience who can bring new ideas to our events. Here is a bit of information about the BCA from our website: In today's changing and challenging environment education will be a minimum requirement to attain career success and advancement in any industry. The same holds true for the culinary and hospitality industry, the largest industry in America today. As the foodservice industry continues to develop, it will depend upon the services of a highly trained workforce. BCA plays an important role in preparing students and professionals of color (Asian-American, Native America, Hispanic, and Black) with the specialized skills needed for this field which translates to social-economic empowerment for themselves and thier families. As a key resource to the industry supporting a diverse pool of qualified young people, the BCA creates the opportunity to advance the growth of diversity from a grassroots and foundational level and serves an important niche. That is why BCA strives to increase programs through support so we may continue to provide educational information and industry exposure which will help individuals become valuable employees crucial to the continued growth of the culinary and hospitality industry today and the future. The BCA methodology of bridging foodservice and diversity excellence will also be the strategic platform and vehicle to introduce the importance of food sustainability, waste reduction, and health issues presently not being addressed in urban foodservice and communities. Please check out our website, www.bcaglobal.org for more information on our organization. We are looking to hire a hardworking, detail-oriented, and ambitious intern to help us finish our summer and help carry us in to Fall 2011. Length of Internship: 8-12 weeks from date of hire. Hours: 15-20 hours per week with flexible scheduling. L Location: Office located on 37th St. between 5th and 6th. College Credit: We will cooperate with your school to help you attain credit for your internship. Skills: -Should be literate in the Microsoft Suite (primarily Word and Excel). -Some experience with website maintenance preferred but not required Experienced with general website research -Familiar and able to update social media (Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, Social Oomph, etc.) -Able to assist management staff with daily/periodic projects -Able to assist management with various aspects of event planning, primarily for our 2nd largest annual event in the end of September -May be responsible for tasks such as contacting sponsors, helping organize gift bags, assisting with seating charts, etc. -Comfortable with general administrative work (Correspondence, filing, answering phones, etc.) -Able to assist Membership Director with various assigned tasks Traits: -Exceptional organizational skills, responsible, able to work well independently, pays attention to detailIf interested, please respond to this e-mail with a cover letter as the e-mail body and a resume attached as a Word document if possible. Please include the date that you would be able to start. We will be in contact within 2 weeks to begin setting up phone interviews. Thank you in advance for your interest in working with the BCA


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