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Marketing and Events Intern

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Job Function: Other
Company: Structured Finance Industry Group
Company Website: http://www.sfindustry.org/
Position Location: Washington, DC

Job Description:

General Overview

Company Background and Culture:

Structured Finance Industry Group, Inc. (SFIG) is a member-based, trade industry advocacy group focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market. SFIG provides an inclusive network for securitization professionals to collaborate and, as industry leaders, drive necessary changes, be an advocate for the securitization community, share best practices and innovative ideas, and educate industry members through conferences and other programs. Members of SFIG represent all sectors of the securitization market including issuers, investors, financial intermediaries, law firms, accounting firms, technology firms, rating agencies, servicers, and trustees. Further information can be found at www.sfindustry.org.

Formed in March 2013, our institutional membership totals approximately 370 members, represented by a Board of Directors totaling 42 members selected from all membership constituencies. Additional leadership is provided by an executive committee, including Officers of the Board of Directors, select Board members and the Executive Director.

While the Membership of SFIG is geographically diverse, with a concentration in New York, the operational headquarters are based in Washington, DC – close to the majority of SFIG’s regulatory and legislative audiences.

To facilitate broad inclusion of its Membership, SFIG encourages its Members to assume an active role in SFIG advocacy efforts by joining member committees and task forces, which are designed to cover a wide variety of topics relevant to the securitization industry. Members drive the agenda of the organization.



Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities would include:

  • Support the Marketing and Events Managers and SFIG staff with event logistics, registration technology, marketing and promotional material, sponsor communications, and other projects related to SFIG Vegas
  • Regularly contribute to the company’s registration platform (Cvent) and proof existing pages/update for accuracy, overall upkeep, and maintenance of conference website
  • Pre-conference and on-site event planning assistance to include, but not limited to, speaker and panel organization, sponsor outreach and email support, exhibit booth coordination and set-up, and vendor communications
  • Post-event logistics and load-out/shipping needs
  • General office administrative support

Qualifications and Requirements

Professional & Educational Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced office environment, and bring enthusiasm, energy, and initiative to the team
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills as well as excellent time management skills are a must
  • General understanding of the conference events industry, some knowledge of the market and finance industry is a plus
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff within and outside the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Knowledge of HTML, In Design, Cvent is a plus
  • Previous internship experience is a plus

Education:

  • Must be a registered college student

How to Apply

Please email your credentials, including cover letter, resume, writing samples, and a portfolio of relevant past projects to jobs@sfindustry.org. The subject line should read “Marketing and Events Intern.” Due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. No phone calls or direct email inquiries to staff, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Local candidates only. Recruiters, please do not contact us regarding job postings.


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