Bilingual Events Management Internships, GACC South – Atlanta, GA

The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc. (GACC South) is a private, nonprofit organization which serves as the official representative of German industry and trade in the Southern United States. Our mission is to promote and support bilateral trade between Germany and the US. There are currently 2 full-time 12 month events management internship positions available at the GACC South – Atlanta office.

Interns will work closely with current staff and managers to organize GACC South Events. Your job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Event planning, implementation, and post event follow-up (incl. communication with service providers, venue, catering, hotel; event promotion; event registration)
  • Coordinate & organize all member-related events
  • Assist in all aspects of organizing GACC South events
  • Other administrative responsibilities relevant to event coordination

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, marketing, event management
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Photoshop
  • Ability to work independently but integrate with our team
  • Problem solving skills and an eye for details are a must
  • Creative spirit
  • Willingness to work beyond regular office hours occasionally
  • Highly organized, comfortable with managing multiple projects
  • Quick to adapt and learn new tasks and projects
  • Confidence and a “can-do” attitude
  • Dependability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous event management experience is a plus
  • German language skills are a huge plus but not required

Number of Internships Available: 2
Start Dates: ASAP or July 2017 (Duration of internship: 12 months only)
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Compensation: Hourly wage, 40 hours per week
Own expenses for intern: Health insurance, housing, travel expenses, J1-Visa fee (if applicable)

How to apply: Please email your application to Applications will only be considered with cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation (German or English) attached. Please specify the internship title “Event Management Atlanta 2017” in the subject line.

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