NewCities is a global non-profit committed to shaping a better urban future.
NewCities seeks the most progressive and innovative ideas to drive positive changes in cities large and small through events, research and urban innovation projects. NewCities creates a global dialogue and curates cutting-edge knowledge on the world’s most progressive urban issues to generate and scale ideas and solutions. The organization works with leaders from business, government, academia, civil society, the media and the arts.
About the Role
The NewCities Foundation is looking for an Events Intern to join the team in Montreal. The Events Intern will report to the Director of Research & Events and will work closely with the NewCities events and project staff.
The Events Intern will have the responsibility to help implement NewCities’ world-class events. Specifically, the Events Intern will support the coordination of NewCities’ upcoming events, urbAIn Paris on May 21st and The Wellbeing Cities Forum on June 19-20 in Montreal.
Interning at NewCities is a great opportunity for hardworking, motivated individuals looking for hands-on experience in a fast-growing non-profit organization.
What You're Gonna Do
- Work closely with the Events team in designing and implementing the concept and format for NewCities events
- Coordinate the organisation of events including invitation/registration process, events production and logistics
- Maintain an active idea base of potential speakers, themes, formats for events
- Work closely with the NewCities communications team to ensure maximum press coverage and impact for each event
- Manage contacts lists and record keeping in the database
- Coordinate all post-event duties including thank you notes, post-event surveys and communication materials (reports, videos etc.)
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (ex: Urban Studies, Political Sciences, International Relations, Communication)
- Minimum of 6 months experience in events/projects coordination or relevant field. Experience working internationally is a plus
- Outstanding communication skills including both verbal and written English and French
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent research, analytical and writing skills
- Ability to work in a team as well as independently
- Dynamic, proactive, creative, flexible
- Microsoft Office, Excel and Database skills
- Adaptable with ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
- Willingness to work flexible hours, as needed
What We Offer
Location: Montréal, Canada
Dates: April 23 – July 22
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