South Pond Farms seeks Event Planning Intern

Organization: South Pond Farms Location: Pontypool, Ontario (between Oshawa & Peterborough) South Pond Farms is a 60-acre farm and special events venue located in the Kawartha Lakes of Ontario. We are dedicated to delivering authentic country experiences, weddings, corporate events, workshops and delicious farm-to-table suppers using food and flowers grown on the land. For a glimpse at some of the events and activities we do you can check out our series on Netflix titles Taste of the Country.   We are looking for a part-time summer intern starting as soon as possible. We are looking for someone to support our Event Coordinator. This is a position to learn all about everything that goes into event planning from start to finish. Work alongside an experienced team that successfully plans and executes dozens of themed dinners and special events all summer. In this position, you can expect to work approximately 25 hours per week, ideally working half days and including some weekends. Hours may be irregular as they are event based. Duties include: Answering phones and taking reservations, printing menus and cards, event set-up and décor, creating seating arrangements, research, managing various event details. Requirements: Valid driver’s license Interest in event planning Applicants must be able to work well on a team as well as working independently with minimal supervision and take direction. They must have an interest in the event planning field. Must have excellent writing and communication skills and be detail oriented. Candidates must have proficient use of Google Drive/MS Office and the Internet. Events can be stressful so the successful applicant must be able to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment, maintain professionalism, be flexible and creative. Details are crucial to any event, so the applicant must be able recognize tasks and complete them, sometimes without direction. How to apply — please email:  carlyle mask southpondfarms.ca*  with a cover letter and resume. Please include the job title you are applying for in the subject line.
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