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Fall 2018 Corporate Events Internship

Corporate Communications | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description


To gain knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of an Events department at Sesame Workshop.


Assist with daily tasks and special events planning. Some tasks will include:


  • Traffick invoices, contracts and talent payments
  • Coordinate event shipments of props, costumes, production supplies, etc.
  • Maintain and file department assets, event(s), and presentation materials
  • Photocopying, faxing, mailings, and answering the phones
  • Attend and assist with events, SST Muppet and walkaround appearances whenever possible
  • Research national vendors, hotels, event sites and services as needed for different     types of corporate events
  • Onsite support for local events whenever possible
  • Provide support and research as needed for the head of our corporate affairs and speaker’s bureau
  • Walkarounds: review and approve incoming requests, coordinate travel for handler and WA talent, secure handlers and performers, coordinate shipping of costumes and manage budgets
  • Create expense reports, coordinate speaker/event binders and briefing documents

Qualifications/Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience with Microsoft Outlook is a plus


Basic Requirements

  • Must be pursuing a degree
  • Must be an undergraduate Junior/Senior or a graduate student
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Please Note:

  • Salary: $15 hourly
  • You will need to provide a resume and cover letter which outlines your goals for an internship. Hours are flexible and depend on the student’s class schedule, course requirements (if applicable) and availability.
  • The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.