Business Administration Intern
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NHS Global Events
Skokie, IL, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Business Administration Intern

NHS Global Events is looking for a rock star intern to join our team in Skokie, IL. We are a privately held meeting and events firm seeking an intern who can help the team by assisting with various tasks and handling a wide range of duties.

This intern should be prepared to work at least 20 hours a week in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of the Meetings & Events industry, hospitality management and business operations. This is a paid internship.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

The outline of duties below is not arranged in any specific priority, but rather to describe minimum activities and can be altered by the Business Operations Manager to suit the needs of the company.

Assist in administrative and office support goings-on for multiple departments including scheduling of meetings, company reminders and other happenings to help set priorities for the day
Fielding of telephone calls, monitoring company email, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations and filing
Facilitate the efficient flow of mail through the office; pick up mail from company mailbox and deposit at post office at days end
Plan and schedule meetings and appointments; organize and maintain paper and electronic files; manage projects; conduct research; and disseminate information by using the telephone, mail services, Web sites, and e-mail
Ensure accurate data entry, job coding and allocation of sales logs; verify discrepancies with invoices
Manage contact database of clients and vendors
Miscellaneous errands as directed
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
Contribution to continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and systems

Key Competencies

Attention to Detail
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Hands-on person
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction
Time management and Prioritization skills
Bonus Points if you know Slack or who MacGyver is

We are looking for local candidates who are recent college grads or an undergraduate student majoring in Business or Marketing. Non-local candidates will not be reviewed unless they are moving within the office vicinity. Please note this on your application if you are currently out of state and will be moving into the surrounding vicinity.