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Job Title
Inova Health Foundation Event Management Internship
Posted Date
Job Type
Area of Focus
Fundraising and Development
Other Area of Focus
Event Management
Job Category
Activism & Organizing
Event Planning
Fundraising & Development
Project Management
Job Description
Do you enjoy the excitement and pressure associated with special events? Are you looking to gain hands-on experience in the event management and non-profit industry? Inova Health Foundation is pleased to offer the Event Management Internship Program. This experience will provide the opportunity to assist the Special Events Department with a variety of fundraisers, golf tournaments and receptions, in particular, its signature events the Inova Honors Dinner, and the Inova Summit Weekend. In addition, our intern will learn valuable skills in event coordination, time management, multi-tasking and marketing/communications, as well as gain an understanding of not-for-profit fundraising.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assist with database management - documenting participation, attendance, financial support and special needs
• Solicit and track incoming live and silent auction items
• Support in the coordination of collateral materials including such items as: invitations, event programs, nametags, table assignments, marketing materials, etc.
• Assist with preparation and reporting for Foundation leadership and volunteer committee meetings
• Assist with mailings, donor cultivation events, and marketing of the Foundation
• Onsite event support - event setup/breakdown, registration, giveaway distribution
• Assist with finding third party event opportunities in the community and attend these events as a Foundation representative
• Competency in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint
• Exceptional organizational and communication skills
• Strong conceptual skills for use in developing/maintaining database applications
• Ability to use discretion in handling sensitive/confidential information
• Must be able to work effectively as a key support member
• Must be precise and attentive to details
• Junior and Senior level students preferred
Minimum Level of Education
Bachelors Degree (BA, BS, etc...)
Some College
Salary Range
Schedule and Compensation:
• This is an unpaid internship, however class credit can be given
• 16-40 hours/week
• Flexible hours to include some weekend and evening work
How to Apply
To apply, send resume and cover letter to:
Larissa Williams
Development Manager, Foundation Events
Deadline for Applications