StarChefs.com, an online magazine for culinary insiders, is accepting applications for a creative, innovative, and food-savvy event planning intern to assist the events department. We're looking for an ambitious, energetic, organized candidate with a great eye for detail.
You will have the opportunity to work with the events team to produce StarChefs.com's 9th Annual International Chefs Congress (ICC) which will take place October 26 - October 28 in New York City. ICC is a three-day culinary symposium where more than 100 of the world's most influential and innovative chefs, pastry chefs, mixologists, and sommeliers present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to their peers. To learn more about the event, please visit our web site at: http://www.starchefs.com/cook/events/icc/2014
Besides the above characteristics, the best candidate will fit the following description:
-High level of energy -Persistent determination to get the job done -Works well independently and as a part of a small, dedicated team -Multi-tasker who pays attention to detail -Balance of energy and the ability to remain calm during a very chaotic event and period of preparation for that event -Great communication skills (writing, phone and interpersonal) -Understand working in a non-traditional small office environment -Self-starter capable of doing unsupervised work when necessary
Because we are a small company (15 employees), you have the opportunity to really make an impact on the company and the service we provide. Internships are for 3, 4 or 5 months and are typically unpaid. Internships can be eligible for college credit.
Don't just send us your resume. Check out our online magazine and tell us why you are the best candidate for the job. No applicant will be considered without a detailed cover letter. http://www.starchefs.com/
StarChefs.com, the magazine for culinary insiders, has been serving the restaurant industry since 1995.
StarChefs.com's original culinary content is driven by in-person tastings and interviews across the world. Its mission is to catalyze culinary professionals' success and give them the tools they need to overcome their specific challenges. In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, StarChefs.com's JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry.
StarChefs.com features more than 30,000 published pages of original, chef-focused culinary content and generates traffic of over 30 million hits a month and was nominated for Best Web Site for Food and Nutrition by the James Beard Foundation.