National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Washington, DC, is currently seeking an intern to assist the Business Operations team during the Fall 2021 semester with preparations for the upcoming 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Option to extend position into Spring semester is available.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of nature and international friendship through year-round programs, events, and educational initiatives that enhance our environment, showcase arts and culture, and build community spirit.
Business Operations is an integral aspect of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, and we are looking for candidates that are interested in assisting in these areas. Tasks can include but are not limited to:
- Provide administrative support, assist with data management and record filing
- Assist with monthly financial reconciliations
- Assist with report generation
- Assist with planning and creating 2022 Festival ticketing plans as programs develop
- Assist with merchandise program management including attending meetings with vendors, suppliers, etc.
- Attending staff meetings and distributing notes as necessary
- Attending and providing on-site support at Festival events, as NCBF determines
- Assisting with administrative tasks for all departments
- September 2021 – December 2021, with possibility to extend to Spring semester
- Between 15-20 hours per week between 9:00AM and 5:00PM (Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Business Operations Team)
- While some of the functions can be performed remotely, intern candidate must be available to meet and work from the NCBF office located in downtown
- Currently enrolled in an accredited university or college as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student
- Detail oriented and organized with the ability to multi-task
- Ability to work with a variety of people and build teamwork
- Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
- Tech Savvy – knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Slack and Monday.com
- Effective in person and remote communication skills
- Excellent time management and organizational skills
- Ability to complete tasks on-site in NCBF office
National Cherry Blossom Festival internships are unpaid, but college credit may be offered, dependent upon the educational institution’s guidelines and requirements. Monthly educational stipend is available for interns who work at least 15 hours a week.
Click here to submit a resume and cover letter articulating your relevant experience. Applicants will be notified if selected for an interview.