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Events Intern

Event Production | Austin, TX | Internship

Job Description

About You:

You are interested in learning about event production, running event programs, and creating community through meaningful interactions. You are a detail-oriented and tireless perfectionist.  You are calm, cool and collected no matter what is happening. There’s no task too small and you’re equally happy to carry cases of water, check people in, work with vendors, do research, write web copy, and manage a team of volunteers. You are flexible and can adapt quickly to changing circumstances while keeping your eye on the highest priorities and hold yourself accountable. Most importantly, you’re a team player that’s ready for a huge and exciting challenge and want to learn from an extremely collaborative and high producing team.

About Us:

Notley is a catalyst for social innovation. We unlock new opportunities for impact-minded organizations and changing communities. We’re ecosystem builders and social innovators on a mission to fund and support businesses, nonprofits, and programs making a positive change in the world.

We’re a fast-paced, team-oriented group that is breaking the rules of social innovation. We’re highly collaborative and seek out individuals with unique backgrounds that aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty and build incredible things from the ground up.

“Hustle” is on the wall for a reason.  It’s our mantra. It doesn’t mean frantic or busy, it means a purposefully lean approach to creating something out of nothing. It’s the art of pushing balls downhill or putting yourself in a place to be the beneficiary of serendipity. Hustling is a practice or approach to your work, it’s not a discrete thing you do - it’s a way of living and working.

Founded in 2015 by Lisa Wilson Graham and Dan Graham, founder of BuildASign.com, as a way to leverage their own business and investing success, Notley partners with social impact companies and nonprofits ready to scale. To learn more, visit notleyventures.com.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be part of the front lines team for all Notley events - Philanthropitch, Startup Games, happy hours, educational events, panels, etc.

  • You’ll learn how to be a resourceful and creative planner of event logistics - coordinating pieces from start to finish of the event lifecycle including venue searches, food & beverage planning, staffing and volunteer management and more.

  • Coordinate deliverables for complex projects that involve multiple portfolio companies from product launches to services engagements

  • Contribute to event execution and stakeholder feedback, incorporating new insights into future event plans

  • Ask for help when you need it and be willing to change your approach

Requirements:

  • Deep interest in learning about how events contribute to a larger community building strategy

  • Excellent written communication and collaboration skills

  • The ability to translate multi-stakeholder meetings into actionable deliverables

  • The ability to manage competing priorities

  • Some exposure to event planning

  • Must live in Austin, TX

Bonus Points:

  • Prior experience for innovative philanthropy events.

  • Prior experience producing 100+ person events successfully

  • BS/BA preferred

Perks:

The opportunity to intern with an incredible team with two high growth philanthropy events - Philanthropitch and Startup Games -  that are scaling nationally. You’ll have nearly unlimited potential for learning and professional growth.

When we mentioned that we’re a highly collaborative team, we mean it. You’ll be working alongside fundraisers for sponsorships, a marketing and creative team that will help design signage, collateral, and finesse copy, an accounting team that will help keep you on budget, on contract, and get vendors paid, and a leadership team that wants you to own the role and provide support in every way that we can.

 

Interested?

Along with submitting your resume, submit a video (1 minute or less) and tell us why you are the perfect fit for the internship!