Now Hiring: Event Management Intern

Now Hiring: Event Management Intern

Now Hiring: Event Management Intern

Would you describe yourself as enthusiastic? Customer service-minded? Interested in starting a career in event management? 

INSA is seeking an Event Management Intern and you could be the perfect fit! Work alongside INSA's Events Director to plan and execute a variety of events from 600-guest, black-tie dinners to multiday policy conferences to intimate, member-only gatherings.

This is a part-time, paid hourly position of $11/hour, requiring a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week and occasional evening availability.


Primary responsibilities

  • Manage internal event registration protocols and issue weekly registration reports to staff
  • Serve as primary point of contact for guest registration and attendee questions
  • Liaison with vendors (e.g. caterers, printers), sponsors, venues, and other events partners
  • Assist in event budget management by tracking receipt and fulfillment of vendor invoices
  • Ensure event signage is prepared properly and delivered on schedule
  • Track updates to the INSA event and sponsorship guide and engage internal stakeholders to ensure fulfillment
  • General administrative tasks as assigned

Desired experience, skills, and attributes

  • Previous event planning experience (paid or unpaid)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrable commitment to providing customer service and satisfaction
  • Familiarity utilizing Cvent a plus
  • Highly organized self-starter who can thrive working independently as part of a team
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in event management, hospitality, or related field a plus
  • Experience working in a professional association or similar environment a plus
  • Interest in supporting national security-related organization a plus

Please submit a cover letter and resume to by Monday, March 23, 2020. 

See Internship Flyer

Caroline Henry


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