APPLY NOW! Program Coordinator Intern with Celebrate Fairfax! Festival
The 501(c)3 non-profit organization Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. (CFI) will be producing the 38th Celebrate Fairfax! Festival on June 7-9, 2019. This 3-day event is a hybrid of a large-scale music Festival and a traditional county fair held at the Fairfax County Government Center. Featuring 7 stages of entertainment, national headliners, a carnival, 200+ exhibitors/vendors, and a variety of interactive programs.
The Program Coordinator Intern will work alongside our Program Manager to plan and implement pre-Festival special events, and implement a variety of Festival programs at the 2019 Celebrate Fairfax! Festival. He/She MUST be available to work the entire weekend of the Festival with other staff members.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Interns will learn and assist in the following areas, including, but not limited to –
- Assist with the planning and implementation for special events pre/post Festival and on-site programs/contests. Assist with the creation of new activities for family-focused programing and VIP program enhancements.
- Provide support with event supply inventorying and purchasing.
- Help with the creation of the marketing campaign and monitor analytics to assess trends/ activity across social accounts.
- Support staff with administrative duties as needed and help with general set-up/ take-down for each event.
- You are creative and think outside-the-box when coming up with new ideas.
- You excel working under pressure; you do whatever you need to get the work done.
- Your time management skills are excellent: you establish priorities and organize a variety of projects simultaneously. You love working with a team to accomplish overall goals but you are able to work independently too.
- Currently enrolled undergraduate/graduate student.
- Able to provide own transportation and accommodations. MUST be able and willing to lift at least 25 lbs.
- MUST be able to work during the Festival weekend, in its entirety! Exceptional verbal and written communications skills.
- Proficient in Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Photoshop and Adobe InDesign is a plus.
Part-time hours (20-25 hours/week) beginning on or around January 22nd (the start of the school semester) through June 28th, 2019. Actual dates are negotiable.
Full-time hours (40 hours/week) beginning early to mid-May through June 28th.
Longer hours may be required during the period of event setup and during the event, June 3rd – June 10th.
Please note – that this internship position may be required to work the weekend prior to the event and long hours the week of, and during the event.
The selected intern may receive credit as approved by college/university supervisor. An honorarium may be available, based on time commitment.
How to Apply & Questions:
Email resume and cover letter indicating where you learned of this opportunity to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 01/25/2019.