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We are Seeking a Public Relations/Event Planning Intern
 
The Volunteer Princess is a luxury yacht located in downtown Knoxville. We pride ourselves on offering a new and unique venue to the city of Knoxville.  Our clients feel that they NEED to hold their event onboard, they don’t just want to.  Volunteer Princess Cruises is looking for interns for Spring 2014 and beyond. This internship requires an ability to remain organized, work closely with the owner, captain and event coordinator and effectively communicate with the public. The Volunteer Princess is looking for the perfect candidate who has the passion and drive to come aboard our team in the form of a part-time intern to assist us within a variety of areas:
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Contain strong writing skills
  • Great Attitude
  • Abundance of Social Skills (communicate comfortably in any given situation)
  • Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Be creative and offer new ideas
  • Have the ability to multitask and stay organized and on task
  • Be familiar with social media
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Becoming knowledgeable of VPC
  • Corresponding with clients via phone, email and social media
  • Attending meetings with clients
  • Writing posts for the company blog
  • Answering questions regarding public and private cruises
  • Brainstorming new ideas for events and promotions
 
You must be available to work 2-3 days a week for a total of 10 hours a week. This internship is unpaid; however, interns have the opportunity to become crew members, at a rate of $8.00 an hour (plus gratuity).
 
If you possess all of the requirements listed above and are interested in working with our team, please send your resume, the days, and the hours of your availability to:
 
Nikki LeMasurier, Cruise Coordinator
Volunteer Princess Cruises
956 Volunteer Landing Lane
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: 865-541-4556
Email: volunteercruises@bellsouth.net