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Internship

Special Events Intern

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Keeneland Association

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17d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Lexington

AI generated summary

  • You must have weekend availability, strong communication skills, basic computer knowledge, and optional food/beverage experience. Flexible schedule required.
  • You will assist with race event logistics, client intake, marketing content design, site visits, event management, and internal event planning for Keeneland Association.

Off-cycle Internship

Business, Operations & Strategy•Lexington

Description

  • Assist the Special Events team with planning and executing events during live racing and non-racing seasons. This will include night and weekend events.

Requirements

  • Must be available on weekends and have a flexible class schedule to hold 10-15 office hours during non-race meet months and 20 hours during the race meet.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Food/beverage experience is a benefit but not required.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy

Responsibilities

  • Race Meet:
  • Assist the Special Event Team in preparing for the race meet including ticketing, room setup and general logistics.
  • Represent Keeneland by meeting with clients the day-of the event and ensuring they have an excellent experience.
  • Non-Race Meet:
  • Assist the Event Sales Manager in designing marketing content for both social media and print.
  • Observing client intake and event logistics for a variety of occasions including weddings, receptions and corporate events.
  • Shadow site visits with groups and individuals.
  • Prepare informational packets for site visits.
  • Return phone calls to prospective clients and gather event information.
  • Assist with onsite event management and set-up.
  • Manage and design directional signage for events.
  • Plan and execute assigned internal events.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Lexington