Career Opportunities

Special Events Intern

Seasonal Position
Position Filled
Title: Special Events Intern
Compensation: $7.25 per hour
Hours: 12 - 15 per week

The Special Events Internship for spring 2019 is now open. 

Gain valuable experience in all aspects of event planning for a nonprofit while working with an energetic and talented staff. 

Duties of the position would include:

  • Researching prospective events
  • Assisting staff and event co-chairs with event committee meetings
  • Participating in sponsorship solicitations
  • Following up on event logistics, such as venue, menus, decorations, and entertainment
  • Organizing and tracking event attendees and solicitations
  • Working with staff on invitation mailing
  • Helping track RSVP’s
  • Being on site for all events and assisting with post-event follow-up
  • Providing support to the individual giving program as needed

Job qualifications:

  • Applicants should possess strong organization skills, demonstrated proficiency managing detail oriented tasks, and the ability to communicate effectively.  
  • Flexible hours; some weekend or evening work will be required.
  • If you are a student, qualified candidates will have at least sophomore standing and pursuing a degree in library science, liberal arts, business, nonprofit management or related field. MPLF is located downtown on the bus line. MPLF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Must love Harry Potter!

How to apply:

Send cover letter and resume to Tracy Phillippi, Foundation Manager, tphillippi@mplfoundation.org

About the Foundation

Madison Public Library Foundation was established to assist in filling the financial gap between appropriated city funds and the ever-rising costs of library resources and services that meet the diverse needs of our community. 

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