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Title: Venture Café Events Internship 
Ideal Duration: 3-6 months; Flexible 
Pay: $12/hr  

About Venture Cafe St. Louis: 

Venture Café St Louis is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization with a mission to broaden the application of innovation, build a more diverse and inclusive innovation economy, and connect innovation communities locally, nationally, and internationally. Venture Café focuses on enhancing and accelerating the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for people to expand knowledge and build relationships.

Role Description: 

The Venture Café St. Louis’ online event intern’s primary role will be to support the preparation and execution of the Venture Café Gathering online. Interns will work in tandem with the program team to execute our weekly talks focused on supporting the innovation and entrepreneurial community. 

Responsibilities and Opportunities: 

  • Support Program Team to coordinate online speaking events
  • Manage speaker logistics i.e., managing speaker decks (slideshow templates), video recordings, setting up Zoom meetings for talks, etc 
  • Update website to reflect upcoming talks i.e., create graphics in Canva for upcoming talks, add talks to website, schedule talks on social media (using Buffer), add talks to the weekly newsletter 
  • Manage online talks i.e., join the Zoom calls and make sure all is working well
  • Manage video assets i.e., upload to Youtube and Drive, and embed on website, and add to the newsletter
  • Send out surveys, keep track of feedback 

Qualifications: 

  • Process-oriented i.e., enjoys creating workflows/processes for efficient operations
  • Willingness to learn new tools and skills 
  • Strong interest in entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurship & innovation ecosystem is preferred but not required
  • Interest and some experience in production, conferences, or events 

Contact: Send resume & cover letter to connect@vencafstl.org with the subject line “Event Internship”