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Special Events Intern- Signature Chefs Auction

Monday, January 29th to Friday, May 25th, 2018
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SupervisorAnnsley Stewart
FacultyAnnsley Stewart
Hiring ManagerAnnsley Stewart

March of Dimes, Northwest Arkansas Division

Special Events Internship—Signature Chefs Auction

Time Period

Spring 2018 Term: 10 hours per week.

Weekly hours are flexible but should be consistent week to week.

Internship Description

The Special Events intern will report to the Development Manager to create and develop strategies for a successful Signature Chefs Auction campaign. This is an unpaid internship; however course credit can be given. Interns must commit to an entire term to be considered and should be an upper-level student with an interest in non-profit work.

The purpose of the internship experience is to learn the fundamentals of non-profit fundraising, particularly the importance of donor relations as a tool for donor retention and community goodwill. The Special Events intern will have the opportunity to participate in the critical area of fundraising which is central to all nonprofit organizations, while having the opportunity to build strong community connections with Northwest Arkansas leaders.

Position Responsibilities:

Coordinate and assist in the planning and implementation of the Signature Chefs Auction campaign.

 Contact both potential and participating sponsors for the 2018 event.

 Assist in the creation and production of collateral material, i.e., social media, programs, displays, etc.

 Research and analyze potential local corporations for involvement with the Signature Chefs Auction event.

 Assist in the recruitment of various volunteer groups and/or committees

 Assist in the planning for other fundraising activities when needed.

 Maintain and update Signature Chefs Auction event webpage

 Assist with creating monthly newsletters for the event

 Assist with logistical needs for successful event execution
    *Other tasks not listed may be assigned.


Proficient computer skills, especially Word, Excel and Power Point.

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.

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Location: 3291 S. Thompson Street, Ste E101, Springdale, AR 72764