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American Heart Association - Development and Events Intern

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American Heart Association - Heart's Delight | Arlington, VA
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American Heart Association - Heart's Delight


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Published 26 days ago

January 27, 2020
May 15, 2020
January 26, 2020
10 - 15 hours/week

The American Heart Association’s annual benefit, Heart’s Delight Wine Tasting & Auction, is widely recognized as a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats and our distinguished guests gather to play and bid in our Nation’s Capital. This distinctive event is a four-day celebration of exceptional food and wine and raises $1.5 million annually for the American Heart Association. 

We are seeking a Development and Events Intern for the Spring 2020 semester. This is a great opportunity to work with a well-known organization, learn, build your resume and gain invaluable experience. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

•Research and outreach to prospective in-kind donors for event items (i.e. awards, gifts, photographers, flowers, etc.) 

•Research and solicit for auction donations from hotels, restaurants, luxury brands, etc. 

•Assist in the preparation of the 2020 Heart’s Delight events 

•Create media contact lists for the wine, food, and local media industries 

•Other special projects as assigned 

The ideal candidate must: 

•Possess strong written and oral communication skills 

•Have an interest in event planning, food, wine, travel, and/or nonprofits 

•Be able to travel to our Arlington office (across from the Ballston metro in Virginia) 

•Be comfortable with administrative tasks, such as printing jobs, mailings and office organization 

•Be detail oriented and hard working 

The American Heart Association’s annual benefit, Heart’s Delight Wine Tasting & Auction, is widely recognized as a premier destination event where master winemakers, culinary greats and our distinguished guests gather to play and bid…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Academic Credits

Benefits

This is a great opportunity to work with a well-known organization, learn, build your resume and gain invaluable experience. 

This is a great opportunity to work with a well-known organization, learn, build your resume and gain invaluable experience. 

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Nancy Waskewich

Development Coordinator, Heart’s Delight

The American Heart Association

Nancy.waskewich@heart.org

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Nancy Waskewich

Development Coordinator, Heart’s Delight

The American Heart Association

Nancy.waskewich@heart.org

Location

4601 Fairfax Drive, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22203

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