SHRM Intern, Speakers Bureau & Event Programming in Alexandria, Virginia
Intern, Speakers Bureau & Event Programming
1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
At SHRM, we are committed to making work, workers and workplaces better through insights-driven policy solutions, learning and development, thought leadership and research. We are shaping the ways employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is empowering our more than 300,000+ members, including HR professionals, business executives, and people managers, to lead as strategic business partners and effective stewards of workplace culture, business productivity, and employee engagement.
SHRM’s paid internship program enables students to participate in valuable real-world work experience through a variety of tailored assignments within their areas of interest and fields of study. Students will be tasked with different team specific projects, tasks, and participate in professional development projects and events to prepare them for their future careers. The Speakers Bureau & Programming intern will handle operating responsibilities for the day-to-day administration of the Speakers Bureau while guaranteeing the smooth and timely execution of ongoing processes and transactions. This is a paid internship at a starting rate of $20.00/Hour.
Assist with booking Chapter and External speaker request.
Assist with Communications Team on press releases for new speakers and speaker announcements
Provide data and reporting for internal publications & reports
Register Speakers for booking for internal and external events
Assist with Speaker Ready Room Onsite (upon approval)
Assist with prioritizing, finalizing, reviewing a high volume of proposals
Assist with speaker acceptance and logistics for numerous Preconference Workshops, Concurrent Sessions, and Spotlight Stages
Assist with data migration to the Salesforce platform
Carry out division-specific tasks/activities as assigned by the supervisor throughout the duration of the internship
Manage deliverables and provide regular updates
Education & Experience Requirements
Preferred fields of study: pursuing a bachelors in marketing, business, or other related fields
0-3 years of relevant work experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong communication and analytical skills
High levels of commitment and initiative
Ability to successfully work in a team
Willingness to learn sales and negotiation skills and strategies
Ability and willingness to follow directions
Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise good judgment
Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook
· Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.
· Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
SHRM does operate under a hybrid work schedule and will require you to be in SHRM’s headquarters in Alexandria, VA on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Mondays and Fridays will be working remotely.
Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.
Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.
SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).
We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Job Family Intern
Job Function Business Development & Support Functions
Pay Type Hourly
- 1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA