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Summer Events Assistant

Responsible for supporting administrative aspects of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s summer events (Welcome Weekend – June 20-24, 2018 and Scholars Weekend – August 1-5, 2018), including logistical planning, communications with event participants, general office tasks, and other tasks as assigned.
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Posted Date:
Job Location:
Lansdowne, VA
Position Type:
Employee - Temporary Part-Time, Non-Exempt


  1. Assists with all administrative aspects of summer event planning; including development of written materials, making travel arrangements for speakers/guests, assisting with implementation of event mobile application, assembly of registration materials, and management of smaller components of the events.
  2. Provides on-site support during events, including assisting with attendee travel days, providing ongoing assistance to the Events Associate, and helping with all customer service-related matters for all program participants and staff. 
  3. Communicates effectively with program staff, and as necessary with scholars and their families.
  4. Works collaboratively with others to complete projects and goals. 
  5. Provides other administrative support to the events department as requested, including mailings and other correspondence.
  6. Other tasks as assigned.


  1. Minimum of some coursework towards an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
  2. Strong written and oral communication skills and abilities and interpersonal relations.
  3. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
  4. Must be flexible team player and have the ability to juggle many projects.
  5. Strong attention to detail & organizational skills.

Internship Duration: Approximately May 17 – August 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with the exception of on-site work at the events

Hourly Rate: $11.50

Contingency: All applicants must complete a comprehensive background check prior to an employment offer being finalized.


To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume as attachments to: E-Verify Employer. No phone calls please.


Please Email Resumes   P 703-723-8000   F 703-723-8030   44325 Woodridge Parkway, Lansdowne, VA 20176
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