| April 29, 2024

Summer Associate, Event Communications

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  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • $20 an hour USD / Year

Website Global Impact Investing Network

About the Job

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to join our team as an event communications summer associate. This position will play a crucial role in supporting the successful execution of our flagship impact forums and events and will report to the event team leadership with direct supervision by the event manager.

The Summer Associate will support the Communications team in the following areas:

1. Speaker management:

Create and manage speaker cards for each event

Draft and distribute follow-up emails to speakers after events

Assist in drafting personalized thank-you notes for speakers

2. Marketing and promotion :

Writing and proofing speaker/moderator guides

Helping with sponsorship emails.

3. Event logistics:

Create and maintain detailed event trackers, logging Salesforce calls and updates

Assist in creating event slides and presentations

Prepare holding slides, name tags and other on-site materials for events

4. Sponsor and partner relations:

Support the team in following up with event sponsors and partners

Log and track sponsor-related expenses and invoices

5. Post-event analysis:

Contribute to drafting post-event surveys to gather attendee feedback

Assist in analyzing survey results and compiling reports

6. Administrative support:

Learn and utilize the Cvent event management platform

Respond to event-related inquiries and maintain excellent communication with vendors

Develop and implement systems to streamline event communication processes

7. Additional duties as needed



• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong attention to detail and organizational abilities

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Familiarity with Cvent and Salesforce is a plus

• Ability to multitask and work well under pressure

• Enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude

• Passion for sustainability and impact investing (preferred)

This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in event planning, marketing, and communication within the impact investing industry. The successful candidate will work closely with the events and communications teams and contribute to the success of our high-profile events.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.thegiin.org.