Events Intern

Events Intern


For over three decades, LGBTQ+ Victory Fund and LGBTQ+ Victory Institute have helped to train, place, and elect thousands of openly LGBTQ+ public officials at every level of government. Our leaders have been catalysts for expanding legal rights for LGBTQ+ people across the country, and they have transformed our nation’s policies and shifted our political landscape towards equality, one election at a time. Today, over 1200 LGBTQ+ Americans are serving in elected office due to the work of Victory. Victory’s work continues as LGBTQ+ people are severely underrepresented in all levels of government – serving in only 0.23% of all elected offices in the United States.

Victory seeks an Events Intern. Reporting to the Events Manager, the Events Intern will work with all members of the Development Team to provide support with the planning and execution of all Victory fundraising events across the U.S.

General Responsibilities

  • Provide event support, including developing seating charts, managing guest lists and producing communications around logistics.
  • Leverage team members to solicit and secure event speakers.
  • Create speaker invitations and tracks outcomes.
  • Build and manage event webpages including registration forms and updating donor listings.
  • Manage RSVP lists to ensure accuracy, including the tracking of any dietary restrictions and accommodation requests.
  • Develop event marketing collateral, including sponsor signs, website, email and social media assets.
  • Manage event marketing collateral inventory. Pack, ship and track supplies and/or collateral to events.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings where fundraising strategy and planning are discussed.
  • Record minutes during committee and team meetings and share notes with the Events Manager
  • Other duties as assigned by members of the Development Team.


  • Some experience in events management and/or development and fundraising is preferred.
  • Experience working with in-person events is preferred.
  • Commitment to working within a team.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Detail-obsessed with strong organization and critical thinking skills.
  • Impeccable follow up and follow through.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working in an office environment preferred.
  • Commitment to the organization’s mission is a must.

This position is based in Washington, DC. Interns may be required to work from the Victory office 1 – 2 days per week.

Payment and Hours

Interns will be paid $17.00 per hour. The minimum hour requirement for the position is 20 hours per week. Interns will work no more than 28 hours per week. The position’s term length is 3 – 4 months.

To Apply

Victory is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter including school/program requirements and resume to No phone calls or walk-ins please.