Events Manager Internship

Events Manager Internship  

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Generation Success | Public profile »
Central London 
Location details:
London Bridge 
Job Sector:
Event Management 
5 - 9 Months 
Post date:


Imagine if you had the possibility to have an impact on nowadays society. Imagine if one like-minded organisation had the ability to make a whole generation, a generation of success. Wouldn’t you like being a part of a team pioneers changing the world?

Who are we?

Generation Success is a not-for-profit organisation that bridges the gap between education, employment and enterprise for people aged 18+. Acting as a catalyst, we help build essential skills and enable people to achieve their career or entrepreneurial aspirations. We run free motivational, inspirational and educational events for dream hunters – hungry and talented professionals – who want to take control of their careers and make a success of themselves.

The Role:

The Event Manager will be responsible for creating inspiring and motivational events that enable our community to learn, network and feel empowered to go after their career aspirations. You will gain experience in running our different forms of events including our conference, evening talks, round table events and fundraisers and have the ability to suggest new formats for us to try.

The role is very dynamic, incorporating a wide variety of tasks including planning, event management, liaising with stakeholders, project management, venue selection bookings, and meeting with partners of Generation Success. In this role you will be co-ordinating events with influential people from elite industries such as accounting, law, banking and finance and creative industries. By interning at Generation Success you will be building the brand as well as also your own contact base within London.


Key Responsibilities:

• Plan and Manage our program of events
• Being the point of contact with speakers, stakeholders and venue coordinators
• Managing a team of volunteers at each event
• Follow up on all action points from debriefs, event surveys, internal meetings, external meetings and so on
• Look for ways to continually improve customer experience and the running of events

Skills & Experiences:

• Exceptional leadership and management skills
• Organisation and time management skills
• Creativity and ability to work on own initiative and meet deadlines
• High level of attention to details and proactive with problem solving


- Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Efficiency at MS Office
-Self-motivation and the ability to work well within teams when required Ability to work collaboratively with others and independently

What we offer

• The chance to gain an insight into the running of a small, unique not for profit.
• The opportunity to develop valuable events management skills.
• A personal development plan and regular support to help you in your role.
• The opportunity to take the lead on specific projects
• References can be supplied on successful completion of the 3-month period.
• Friendly community and interaction with industry experts.
• An opportunity to be matched with a professional mentor and coaching

Please send your CV and a covering letter (no more than one A4 page) expressing your reasons for applying and suitability for the post.