The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce has one goal: to move Business Forward toward an engaged, thriving community by being Your Advocate and Your Resource for Our Community. As such, it is our responsibility to provide our members with engaging opportunities for networking, education and professional development opportunities through innovative programming. The NACC is a non-for-profit, so fundraising is also a vital role for the Events Department.
The Events intern will primarily support the Director of Events with Signature Events (fundraisers) as they occur throughout the year, but may be asked to assist in other areas as well.
Company name: Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
Internship title: NACC Events Intern
Location: Remote, though some in-person opportunities available
Internship Start and End Date: September 1- December 31, 2020 with opportunity to continue
Expected hours per week: 5-8 hours per week
Name and Title of Internship Supervisor: Director of Programs and Events- Lindsay Ewing
INTERN WILL LEARN AND BE EXPOSED TO:
· Planning and logistics for Signature Events
· Program calendar planning and scheduling
· Committee management
· Build network of potential leads for future employment
· College student with experience in event management
· Marketing/PR/Business major preferred
· Self-starter and organized with tight deadlines
· Excellent written communication skills
· Must have own transportation
· Must be able to lift 40lbs
SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION
5-8 hours per week (hours/times may vary depending on event schedule and the need; some weeks may be 10 and others may be zero). This is a mostly remote position, though there will be opportunities for some in person interaction. This is a volunteer internship, no financial compensation is provided.
We’re not just a networking club…. We’re a thinking organization.
The Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce is the largest suburban Chamber in Illinois with an active membership of 1,200 organizations of every size and from every sector. The NACC promotes economic growth and advocacy in and around the Naperville area. For its efforts in promoting free enterprise and the business community, the Chamber has been recognized with 5-Star Accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an honor bestowed on only 1 percent of Chambers, out of the nearly 7,000 in the nation. Visit www.naperville.net