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Internship – Event Coordination

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29 May 2016

Company description:

QED is a meeting organizer, specialized in creating a forum for dialogue between policy makers, regulators, NGOs and private companies. As an event organizer, our main focus is European Affairs events within various fields. We identify new legislative proposals and make sure that the most relevant policy makers, regulators, NGOs and private companies participate in the debate. More information about us can be found at

Job Description:

As a trainee at QED you will work closely with colleagues in all stages of the “event life cycle’’. The internship will ideally start end of August 2016 and last until end of February 2017.  A development plan and specific tasks for this internship will be set up between QED and the interns’ University.  The key responsibilities are related to the event co0ordination field and will include the following:

  • Being in charge of contacting the event venues.
  • Speaker management.
  • Negotiate and collect offers from subcontractors.
  • Book hostesses.
  • Follow up phone calls to key participants.
  • Identifying possible events of interest by conducting market research.
  • Managing and updating our contact list, followed by the integration in the CRM system.
  • Work as a host/hostess at the events when requested.

Qualifications/Skill Requirements:

  • Fluent in English (written and oral). Additional EU languages would be considered an asset.
  • Relevant university degree or presently studying communication, management, business administration or event management.
  • Business orientated.  (Entrepreneurial mindset).
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team.
  • Ability to communicate in a multicultural environment.
  • Capability to prioritize and work with several projects at the same time.
  • Self-going and the competency to take own initiatives in several situations.

Type of contract:

Stage scolaire: This is a contract for students with the aim to apply theoretical knowledge in a working environment. This contract will be set up between the applicant’s university and QED.

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