Communication & Events Intern - Summer 2019

TEMPO Milwaukee

Since its inception in 1975, TEMPO Milwaukee has left an indelible mark on the city with its signature events - including its Mentor Awards Luncheon and Leadership Forum, professional development opportunities, and its Women’s Affinity Alliance. At more than 370 members strong, TEMPO Milwaukee has developed a reputation foraccelerating,advancing, andelevatingwomen leaders in the community and serves as a viable resource with members holding CEO, executive level, and leadership positions.

The purpose of TEMPO Milwaukee is to provide members withopportunities to network with leaders and futureleaders, to enhance our members' awareness of issues and trends having animpact on Milwaukee,and to promote the active contribution of TEMPO Milwaukee whose presence is essential to the future success of the Milwaukee business community.

Mission: To further the impact of women leaders in our community.
Vision: A society where women hold an equal place in leadership, policy and decision-making.
Core Competencies: Leadership, Mentoring and Networking

Position Details

Communication & Events Intern - Summer 2019
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

The TEMPO Milwaukee Communication and Events Intern is an incoming college junior or senior pursuing a degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field. The right candidate has sharp writing skills, excellent organizational skills with a strong desire to learn the ins and outs of a small nonprofit organization. This individual can juggle multiple projects and deadlines under the supervision and direction of the Director of Membership & Programs and Communication & Events Specialist. The Communication and Events Intern is hands-on, enjoys working independently and is excited to take the lead on various communications and event planning activities while assisting with a diverse range of additional tasks, including office administration, member communications, and social media. With excellent communication skills and a professional presence, s/he welcomes the opportunity to interact with TEMPO Milwaukee members (370+ of Milwaukee’s highest caliber professional women from more than 200 area companies) and the public via phone, e-mail and in-person.

The candidate must have availability for 15 hours/week during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) Monday-Friday, and during events that occur outside of these hours as agreed upon (morning and evening). We will work with the intern to set a schedule and divide up the 15 hours each week.

The internship runs throughout the summer (June 2019 through August 2019) with an end date to be discussed.

  • Develop content and post to the organization’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn channels. 
  • Lead social media efforts during events (i.e. live tweeting, photo albums). 
  • Assist with the planning and execution of various events held throughout the summer, which range in attendance from 15 to 200 people. 
  • Assist with online event registration systems. Support event prep, set-up, registration table and tear-down for: 

  • June Program Meeting – Thursday, June 20 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • TEMPO Discovery - Tuesday, June 25 | 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • June Professional Development Series - Friday, June 28 | 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Emerging Women Leaders Explores + Social – June Date TBD | Evening event
  • Emerging Women Leaders Community Involvement Event – July Date TBD | Time TBD
  • Annual Golf Outing & Summer Social – Monday, July 29 | 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Women’s Affinity Alliance July Event – July Date TBD | 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Emerging Women Leaders August Program Meeting – August Date TBD | Time TBD
  • TEMPO Discovery + EWL Explores Event - Wednesday, August 7 | 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • August Program Meeting – Thursday, August 15 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

  • Update external website content and internal member database as needed. 
  • Administrative tasks including directing or responding to general phone and e-mail inquiries, appointment and meeting scheduling, mail merges, etc. 
  • Draft communications pieces (i.e. newsletters, e-mails, press releases, surveys). 
  • Assist the President & CEO as needed on ad hoc projects. 
  • Additional tasks tailored to the candidate’s interests and professional development goals (i.e. graphic design, journalism, fundraising) can be discussed.
  • Enrolled in incoming junior or senior-year of college with completed coursework in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or a related field. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills. 
  • Professional/polished demeanor. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). 
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting deadlines. 
  • Attention to detail and high standards for producing accurate and quality work. 
  • Experience with Illustrator and/or InDesign a plus but not required. 
  • Interest working in a small office environment where a dynamic, problem-solver, motivated personality is required. 
  • Availability during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Monday-Friday as well as at events outside of these hours as agreed upon (morning and evening). 
  • We will work with the intern to set a schedule and divide up the 15 hours each week.
  • $10/hour 
  • We are happy to work with the candidate’s educational institution for college credit if applicable.
  • Free parking and fitness center, plus other amenities offered through Schlitz Park. 
  • Fun, flexible work environment.

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