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Events Intern

| Chicago

Purpose: 
The Meetings Intern is part of the Meetings and Incentives team that creates and executes memorable conference, meeting and incentive travel experiences for Pampered Chef independent sales consultants. We examine what works, what doesn’t, and strive to provide the best possible experiences for consultants.

The Meetings Intern will assist the Meetings and Incentives team on fulfilling all aspects of meetings, conference and incentive travel support. The Meetings Intern role is a temporary entry level role that will give the candidate exposure to all areas of meeting and incentive planning, so they can assist with portions of our programs. The Meetings Intern would report to the Manager, Meetings & Production.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the coordination & execution of materials needed for programs
  • Assist in coordinating initiatives with other departments as needed such as IT and Marketing
  • Coordinates material handling and other assembly items with partners in our Distribution Centers and fulfillment centers
  • Assist in managing all vendor professional service agreements, contracts and billing for National Conference
  • Assist with contracts and invoice tracking for national conference
  • Provide onsite event support including registration, assisting with logistical activities, managing schedules and set up and take down of events
  • Provide any other event or recognition related support as needed by team

Competencies:

  • Self-motivated and directed with the passion to work in in a fast paced, team oriented collaborative environment
  • High energy, positive, professional attitude and calm attitude under rapidly changing environment, pride in work product, superior attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Great team member: willing to roll up your sleeves and pitch in to help your colleagues when needed

Education and Experience:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficient using the Web to conduct research
  • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience with event planning in school, professional or with volunteer groups

Other Requirements:

  • Work at least 20 hours during their Spring Break to get acclimated with team and programs preferred
  • Ability to travel over-night for approximately a week.
  • Ability to work long hours and a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, as necessary
  • Work a maximum of 40 hours a week starting mid-May until mid-August
  • Limited time off the month of July
  • Must be available to work 40+ hours July 22nd – July 27th, 2019
  • Able to lift 30+ lbs
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages

Location

We get to mix it up! PC has offices in Addison and in downtown Chicago.

What are Pampered Chef Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! Pampered Chef is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology, and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.
We are a learning focused environment—we want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about! We even provide training and development for added brainpower.

We collaborate every day in a high-tech space with writable walls, open collaboration zones, quiet “I need to contemplate” zones, and fun zones with ping pong, basketball, and bags, of course. No boring cubicle farms here!

We are concerned about your physical and financial well-being and offer BC/BS PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.

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