The Woodfordia Business and Event Management internship is an exciting opportunity to gain real world experience with a world class events organisation. Depending on areas of interest and skill, internships can be tailored to provide experience in specific areas of event management. We aim to provide our interns with high value experience, an opportunity to develop relationships within the industry and an insight into the wonderful world of Woodfordia.

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Skills Developed

  • Event management
  • Data management
  • Business systems management
  • Human resources management
  • Stock management
  • Customer service
  • Retail management and compliance best practice

Training possibilities include:

  • Various CMS – WordPress, Shopify etc
  • Payment Gateway and Systems
  • Retail management both physical and online
  • Administration using various industry standard software
  • Specialize in bar, retail or online areas
  • Assist in setting up POS systems

Experience Gained

  • Industry experience with a major event host being part of the commercial activities and business administration team.
  • Onsite experience working in a fast paced environment creating and managing various aspects of an events environment
  • Being part of management teams overseeing multiple projects
  • Assisting with systems management
  • Overview of industry standards and best practice.
  • Mentorship from experienced team members

Essential Skills (these are skills we require of any interns in this area)

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Willingness to be flexible and contribute wherever required
  • Ability to maintain a calm and friendly attitude in a busy environment
  • Strong desire to learn about working in business administration within the events and entertainment industry.

Desirables (these are skills we would like in any interns in this area)

  • Demonstrated experience in business, retail, or events
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
  • Basic experience with Ecommerce
  • Passion for contributing to successful events and putting on a show

 

We work in a Mac-based office environment. It is preferable that the intern is able to do so as well, or is willing to learn (on their own time.) Being proficient in both Mac and PC is a plus.