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Event Assistant Intern - Spring 2020
BlackBerry | San Ramon, California
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As a part of the Corporate Events team you help support the global event program through a variety of events such as trade shows, product launches, press events, Annual General Meetings, internal events, executive meeting programs, custom events in a variety of markets. Our goal is to reinforce BlackBerry leadership in the EoT space and deliver highly effective customer experiences and programs in our key markets worldwide.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Global Events you will support the team in coordinating all aspects of a variety events in an extremely fast-paced environment. The event assistant should have a passion for event management!

Location: San Ramon, CA

Length of Term: 4 Months


* Support the Corporate Event Managers with complex strategic and tactical event programs including maintenance of event timelines, budget and executive summaries
* Inventory management and control
* Complete market research, competitive analysis and RFP/cost comparison reports
* Maintain a regular release and revision for the regional events calendar
* Collaborate with internal stakeholder in the execution of project components
* Support internal and external event communications
* Manage the Global events email inbox ensuring all inquiries are handled in a timely manner
* Support day-to-day requirements for registration, logistics, production, program, speaker and sponsors management while maintaining accurate event files


* Currently pursuing post-secondary education in a Marketing, Events or Communications
* Superior communication (written and verbal) skills
* Strong customer service orientation with a keen sense of urgency and priorities
* Tolerance to move between projects in a fast-paced, time intense and culturally diverse environment
* Strong partnership and collaboration skills; able to develop and maintain effective relationships with peers, executives, customers, and other internal and external stakeholders.
* Demonstrable experience using Microsoft Office Suite


* Event planning experience

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