Event Design Intern

Hospitality + Marketing + Communications Emphasis

Since launching in October 2013, we have had the pleasure of designing and planning over 80 events in 16 different states. Throughout the last four years, Event Design Interns have been instrumental in various aspects of those events. We are considered the Midwest’s premiere event design + public relations + production company that specializes in corporate, non-profit and social events. As experts in event fundraising, The Event Company has been a part of events that have raised over $2.2 million for communities across the region. #WeBuildDreams

Role overview:

This dream builder in-training will be working with The Event Company and clients to design and plan corporate, non-profit and social events. Many of these events will take place in the Sioux Falls metro area; however, some will be located in surrounding states. Student must be willing to work occasional nights, weekends and has the ability to travel with the team outside of the Sioux Falls metro area for events.

Duties may include, but not limited to:

  • Coordination of event logistics, timelines and schedules
  • Conduct market research and stay abreast of industry trends
  • Vendor relations
  • Meeting event objectives within assigned budget
  • Assisting with day-of-event design + set-up + tear-down
  • Working with team to develop a media communications plan for public events
  • Perform post-event analysis of and develop recommendations for future
  • Increasing public awareness of The Event Company and each of the events that are managed by the company
  • Prompt communication with all current and prospective clients as well as event partners, vendors and team members

Experience Required:

  • Self-starter with experience in executing successful events
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced, dynamic start-up environment
  • Highly organized with ability to multitask and manage various projects at once
  • Innovative + creative
  • Excellent interpersonal verbal + written communications
  • Social media expertise 
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel 

Salary:

This is a non-paid internship; however, a semester-end bonus is available for the successful completion of assigned internship. Candidate will also be eligible for college credit. 

Join our dream team!

Interested and qualified dream builders should send resume and cover letter to: Info@TheEventCompanySD.com