Current open position for spring 2012

Event intern position

Marketing Manager intern for the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Los Angeles

We are looking for a self-motivated and driven event intern for a 6-12 month internship at SACC-GLA to start ASAP.

As an event intern at SACC-GLA you are responsible for:

  • Event management: Plan and discuss event strategies with the board and team, write project description, briefing of team and other involved partners, budget responsibility, time-planning, booking of location and catering, create briefs and be responsible for marketing.
  • Manage sponsorship efforts: Manage and build sponsorship efforts with potential sponsors and negotiate sponsorship deals. Be responsible for monitoring and making sure sponsorship deals are followed through.
  • Handle general marketing: Together with your team, be responsible for the general marketing of the chamber during events, through different marketing channels etc.

General responsibilities:

You will assist the Board of Directors and will partake in all SACC-GLA board meetings. You will attend events and be responsible for the common efforts of strengthening the Chamber through recruitment of new members, finding new collaboration partners and continuously work towards creating a good team and demonstrate good work ethics.

Although the position as event intern is unpaid it’s an unique opportunity to build a trans-Atlantic network at a high level, while learning how to step into a managerial role with big responsibility immediately. You will work with SACC-GLA members, other Chambers of Commerce and local American businesses as well Swedish companies based here in the US. You will build your personal network within a variety of fields such Entertainment, Clean-Technology, Gaming, Biotech, as well as other business areas. You will learn and develop your PR and marketing abilities as well as how to lead high-level projects.

We are looking for a person who has a degree in business, marketing or equivalent, excellent social skills, strong strategic thinking, has an inner drive, is self-motivated and preferably have some sales experience. We want you to be innovative and creative and at the same time be structured and accurate. It is important that you are comfortable and proficient with speaking and writing in English. (It’s a plus if you are familiar with spoken and written Business English as well). You must be able to take initiative and understand how you can be part of furthering our interests. More than three years of work experience is preferred but not required.

Please send your application and questions to Applications are accepted and candidates reviewed on a rolling basis.