Hospitality-Event Management Intern

  • Unit C - #387
  • Intern

Company Description

ABOUT VOMI:  Virtual Organization Management Institute is the world's leading and only 100% virtual global educational institute, think tank, professional association, certification and accreditation provider, and conference producer strictly focused on the modern virtual organization management discipline founded and pioneered by its founder since 1997.  http://www.virtualorganizationinstitute.com | http://vomi.eventbrite.com

Job Description

"A Virtual Organization is an organization which strictly uses all of the following:  a virtual workspace,  a virtual workforce, and virtual organization management best practices, policies and procedures for operating in a 100% virtual environment."    
               by Prof. Pierre Coupet of Virtual Organization Management Institute

Overview

Seeking enthusiastic interns with passion for all things virtual, who can bring creative ideas to the event management team and implement them.   Will support the Summits & Events Committee of VOMI Global Think Tank and Advisory Board, the global virtual organization management event production arm of the board,  whose mandate is to organize events worldwide in order to spread the gospel of virtual organization management in every corner of the globe.    Will, under strict supervision, play an integral role in the planning, execution and evaluation of all VOMI virtual and live events.   Support with business development efforts relating to partner acquisition, sponsorships solicitation, and liaising with sponsors.  Create and adhere to project budgets and timelines.  Provide staff with research and database management.  Handle media requests and provide editorial support for event home pages. Will need to complete a wide range of activities requiring clear, effective communication, critical thinking, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Will also be involved, under strict supervision, in planning and/or attending Board meetings;  learning and using parliamentary procedures based on Robert's Rules of Order; recording and transcribing minutes of board meeting; and helping draft Board resolutions.  

This is a 30-Day UNPAID Global-Virtual Internship,  with a possibility of being extended for up to a maximum period of 90 days based on your initial performance during the first 30 days.  Our internship program is Year-Round and is open to all applicants worldwide who meet our strict requirements.   All selected interns who have successfully completed the maximum total of 90 days of internship will receive a $1500 stipend for tuition and education expenses subject to meeting all other stipend award requirements.   

Internship Highlights:  This virtual organization internship is part of a global educational residency training program at our newly formed VOMI Global Think Tank & Advisory Board, [  http://shortlinks.virtualorganizationinstitute.com/zurhf  ]  effectively making you a pro tem member of the board; gives you a unique and invaluable opportunity to interact directly with the chairman of the think tank-advisory board and founder of the modern virtual organization management discipline and other significant players in the field, as well as a front row seat at the forefront of the latest virtual organization management developments at VOMI.     

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, submit your resume along with a cover letter, 3 references with email address, and a writing sample to Vern Evans, Chief Talent Officer, at internship@virtualorganizationinstitute.com or online.

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements: 

You must be a graduate student, or undergraduate in your 3rd or final year, majoring in Event Management or a related discipline.   Must have a min 3.00 GPA in your major or equivalent Knowledge of graphic design (using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, etc.) and web design are a huge plus.  Public relations and marketing experience is another  big plus.  Admission is limited only to students who will receive course credit for the internship, however, a waiver of this requirement due to extenuating circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis.   As well, we require the following:

•    Above all else, an Oustanding WORK ETHIC! 
•    Strong passion and a drive to succeed
•    Excellent multitasking and time management skills
•    Experience with social, digital and online communication platforms
•    Superb organizational/project management skills
•    Willingness and ability to operate and manage, under strict supervision, in a strictly 100% virtual organization environment
•    Excellent written and oral communication, research, and writing skills 
•    Highly disciplined, focused, and extraordinary ability to adapt and thrive in a virtual organization
•    Must be totally self-sufficient in a 100% virtual environment
•    Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications
•    Fluency in English required, additional language proficiencies (French, Chinese, etc.) are a plus
•    Strong references

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Virtual Organization Management Institute
16161 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
United States

skype: VOMI.HR