Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, innovative, and detailed individual for our Event Center Coordinator Intern. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer. If you are looking for an opportunity to apply what you are learning in school in a professional environment, then this position is for you!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Support Event Center Staff
2. Assist with changes to setup, and monitor events as they happen.
3. Assist with planning and organizing client events with contact person.
4. Collect, analyze, and report customer feedback on products and services.
5. Provide general office clerical support.
6. Support event sales and track progress toward sales goals.
7. Answer phones and interact with customers through phone contact.
8. Continuously identify, measure, follow, and improve Event Center customer service area processes.
9. Other duties as assigned.
10. Understand. Create. Simplify.
11. Other duties as assigned.
Current student pursuing a degree in Hospitality Management or related field
Ability to work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer
Ability to work nights and weekends
Ability to work independently with key-holder responsibilities
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
Strong computer skills
Excellent writing, speaking and proofreading skills
Ability to learn concepts and technical details of equipment
Ability to lift and move equipment (tables and chairs) in excess of 50 lbs.
Strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)
Direct customer service and sales experience
Hospitality experience in Event planning
Knowledge of food safety & general law knowledge
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodations
Ability to either sit or stand for between four (4) and eight (8) hours consecutively, with or without reasonable accommodations
Pullman, WA- SEL’s corporate office is located in Eastern Washington where you'll enjoy an unmatched quality of life. Enjoy the smaller town life: country space, freedom from traffic, easy access to recreational activities in nearby mountains, rivers, and forests, as well as great schools and universities.
An Award Winning Company
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.
Communication with Applicants
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SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.