The Corporate Development Intern will assist with the expansion of the 2020 Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. sponsorship program. Focusing exclusively on Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. produced events: Celebrate Fairfax! Festival and Fall For Fairfax KidsFest, this internship will provide a deep understanding on how the sponsorship process works from lead generation to benefit fulfillment. Candidate MUST be available to work the entire weekend of the Celebrate Fairfax! Festival (June 5-7, 2020) with other staff members. Prior to the event, the intern will assist on a variety of assignments and special projects, as well as providing administrative support for CFI staff. Duties and Responsibilities: • Support the retention of revenue generated from exhibits, and sponsorships through customer service and follow up • Use a combination of secondary research and LinkedIn to source new contacts and update existing contacts • Leverage tools and databases to manage and track leads through conversion • Maintain a directory and inventory of business developments materials, ensuring all resources are current and accurate, and coordinate the creation of new materials as needed including partnership proposals • Collaborate and coordinate event photography, provide administrative support and help with general event set-up/ take-down.

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