The National Potato Council (NPC) has an immediate opening for a Meeting and Event Planning Intern. NPC is a small but highly visible association whose mission is to stand up for U.S. potatoes on Capitol Hill. NPC is located three blocks from the McPherson Square Metro station.
Who you are:
A junior, senior or recent college graduate.
A self-starter with a can-do attitude where no task is too small.
Available to work approx. 10-15 hours per week from October through December with the option to travel to the Potato Expo 2020 in Las Vegas, January 12-17.
What you’ll do:
Support the NPC team on the planning and production of the Potato Expo 2020, the largest annual potato industry conference and trade show in North America with over 1,800 attendees and 180 exhibitors expected.
Examples of support include:
Fielding attendee and exhibitor phone calls and emails and ensure all are managed with a high level of customer service.
Collecting and tracking exhibitor deliverables.
Collecting and tracking advertising for exhibitors.
Assisting with implementing social media
Editing marketing materials.
What you’ll need:
An interest in event planning.
Exceptionally strong organizational skills.
Experience using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, experience in Microsoft Teams preferred.
What experience you hope to gain from your time at NPC.
What unique talent you would bring to our team.
Your interest in event/meeting planning.
About National Potato Council
The National Potato Council is a voluntary organization supported by quota assessments from state organizations, allied industry memberships and sponsorships, and directly by potato growers through membership dues. Potato growers, along with the U.S. potato industry as a whole, directly benefit from involvement in the National Potato Council. NPC supports the U.S. potato industry by: Monitoring issues affecting the strength and viability of the potato industry; Influencing regulators and legislators on issues crucial to the industry's long term success; Ensuring fair market access for potatoes and potato products; and Bringing the unique issues and interests of diverse growing regions in the U.S. together on a national level.
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