Services Intern
Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association - Kansas City, MO

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DESCRIPTION

Kansas City Convention & Visitors Association (KCCVA) is seeking a Services Intern. This position assists meeting and event planners with the creation and execution of successful meeting, while providing a rewarding and engaging experience.

DUTIES

During this internship, you will have a chance to experience:
Meetings and Conventions
  • Learn servicing KCCVA service standards
  • Generate appropriate correspondence
  • Finalize servicing plan with meeting planner
  • Plan and execute pre-convention meeting with
vendors
  • Participate in city planning meeting
  • Schedule and execute visitor information
program

Housing
  • Learn KCCVA Housing software data entry
  • Work designated shifts in housing
  • Support housing dept. with data entry
individual housings
  • Learn rooming list entry
  • Assist at housing help desk during convention
Special Events
  • Learn event and sponsorship levels
  • Generate correspondence for sponsorship
  • Assist in setting meetings, appt. generation
and follow-up
  • Serve as volunteer during event/and or
supervise volunteers
  • Support Special Events Manager as assigned
Partnership
  • Learn CVA partnership levels and extranet
program
  • Assist with data entry of new members
  • Participate with outside extranet training
  • Assist with Member Benefit Review
  • Assist with Member/Partner Event as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate for this position is a college student pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business, Hospitality, Communications, or Journalism. Direct work or project experience in an area of focus, including the following qualifications: College Junior, Senior or Masters status. Overall GPA must meet a B average minimum, excellent verbal and written communication skills, Professional behavior, Work 20 - 30 hours per week for 6 weeks to 3 months.

During this internship, you will have a chance to experience:
Meetings and Conventions
  • Learn servicing KCCVA service standards
  • Generate appropriate correspondence
  • Finalize servicing plan with meeting planner
  • Plan and execute pre-convention meeting with
vendors
  • Participate in city planning meeting
  • Schedule and execute visitor information
program

Housing
  • Learn KCCVA Housing software data entry
  • Work designated shifts in housing
  • Support housing dept. with data entry
individual housings
  • Learn rooming list entry
  • Assist at housing help desk during convention
Special Events
  • Learn event and sponsorship levels
  • Generate correspondence for sponsorship
  • Assist in setting meetings, appt. generation
and follow-up
  • Serve as volunteer during event/and or
supervise volunteers
  • Support Special Events Manager as assigned
Partnership
  • Learn CVA partnership levels and extranet
program
  • Assist with data entry of new members
  • Participate with outside extranet training
  • Assist with Member Benefit Review
  • Assist with Member/Partner Event as assigned