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Worcester Homecoming
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Worcester, MA
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Worcester Homecoming is seeking an intern who will assist in the management and production of its annual event, Homecoming 2023. This is a unique opportunity for someone to be a part of a collaborative effort to build a network of Central MA alumni - notable individuals who grew up or spent time in the region, and moved elsewhere - and reconnect them to the region’s recent momentum and growth.

The primary responsibility of this role will be the management and development of our alumni database and network. In this position, the right candidate will have the opportunity to exercise their skills in research, project management, internal communications, and data analysis. They will be expected to work independently to oversee critical datasets and organize spreadsheets, while also discerning insights and creating reports to share across teams. The ideal candidate will have experience with community management and/or economic development, especially if in Central MA. 

This position reports to the Executive Director and will support the work of the Executive Committee and Sub-Committees. The position will have direct access to executives at many anchor institutions and businesses in Central MA, including but not limited to, Fontaine Brothers, the Hanover Insurance Group, UMass Memorial Health, the Worcester Business Journal, and WPI.

Worcester Homecoming 2023 is set for Sept. 27 - 29, 2023. There is an opportunity to extend this role beyond the academic year.

About Worcester Homecoming

Worcester Homecoming aims to build relationships with Central MA alumni  - notable people who grew up or spent time in the city or region and moved elsewhere - and reconnect them to the region's momentum and growth. Alumni may include top business leaders or entrepreneurs, accomplished artists or creators, or notable scholars or athletes. Homecoming is anchored by an annual, multi-day event where alumni return to Worcester and experience its inspiring energy firsthand. 

Worcester Homecoming is a collaborative effort to drive inclusive economic growth in the region by building a network of distinguished Central MA alumni who feel reconnected to Worcester and inspired to participate in sustaining the momentum behind the city and region’s renaissance.

Qualifications:

  • A student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree;
  • Proven ability to direct or manage projects, either within an academic, professional, or community setting;
  • Excellent data management skills, including mastery of Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel;
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team to achieve objectives;
  • Strong internal communication skills;
  • Task and detail oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting or managing a CRM, or similar data management tools;
  • Experience in community outreach or economic development;
  • Experience in event planning,
  • Strong familiarity with the Worcester and Central Massachusetts region.

Additional Information:

Hours: 8-10 hours per week, flexible schedule with approval 

Compensation: $15 per hour

This is essentially a remote position that requires wi-fi access and may include in-person meetings in Worcester, MA from time to time. Transportation is not required for this position. 


Worcester Homecoming is seeking an intern who will assist in the management and production of its annual event, Homecoming 2023. This is a unique opportunity for someone to be a part of a collaborative effort to build a network of Central MA…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 13, 2022
  • End Date
    April 28, 2023
  • Application Deadline
    September 2, 2022
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Stipend / Wage
    $15 per hour
  • Hours Per Week
    8-10 hours per week

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Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Worcester, MA
Associated Location
Worcester, MA, USA

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