Event Assistant

The Center for Automotive Research, a nonprofit research organization based in Ann Arbor, Michigan,
has an event assistant job opening for an enthusiastic, reliable and hard-working college student. The candidate for this position will provide event assistance, as well as project management. This is a part-time temporary position. Hourly rate: $13-$14 depending upon experience. Position reports to Global Industry Liaison, Marketing and Development Lead.
Under general supervision, this position will assist CAR event staff with the following:

  • Event execution and logistics including
    o Order and track materials
    o Event signage process
    o Sponsor fulfillment tracking
    o Onsite support
    o Build survey in Survey Monkey
  • Miscellaneous assignments: word processing, customer service via telephone and email, staff backup

General Qualifications:

  • Availability and willingness to travel to with CAR team to Traverse City, MI August 2 – August 5, 2021
  • Working towards undergraduate degree
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to interact appropriately with outside vendors and clients, especially event speakers and staff

During the COVID-19 pandemic, candidates must have the ability to work remotely. Working remotely includes self-discipline in time-keeping, and access to a remote-working environment, including but not limited to: continuous and stable internet connectivity; video, voice, and text communication device and service, and a private place for online video meetings.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Angie Ely at [email protected]