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  • Business, Finance, Marketing, Public Relations
  • Spring
  • New York, NY
  • 2016

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About Terrapinn: 

Great internship with growth potential for energetic professionals. Terrapinn is a global media company. Our business lines include conferences, trade shows, publications, and financial training. Our purpose is to give our customers the relationships and big ideas to do different and better business. Terrapinn Americas is based in Manhattan’s SoHo district and runs over 50 events a year, across the US, Latin America, and Canada, in the following industries: • Finance • Aviation • Life sciences • Retail Other fun facts: • The office is full of energetic and dynamic people with very multicultural and diverse backgrounds • Ping pong table! A lot of our employees enjoy a quick game at lunch or after 5pm ☺ • Team bonding – you will be part of a team and whether it’s going to a TED talk or a lunch you will always be included.

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

• Are you looking for a job in a creative business environment? • Are you enthusiastic, motivated and keen to learn about industries as diverse as finance, life science and retail? • Would you like to use your persuasive skills to connect with senior executives on a daily basis? Then this may be the position you are looking for… Position description: You will be speaking with senior executives of large corporations – around the world. You will work closely with the marketing team, research team and sales team to persuade key executives to attend the event as VIPs. This is a crucial aspect of our business as the sponsors of our events want to ensure the right people are in attendance so that they can do business with them and achieve a return on investment. You need to have an excellent telephone manner, be confident speaking to CEOs and be a target-driven individual. • Must be professional, out-going and well-spoken • Must be eligible for legal employment in the US • Ability to be persuasive • Bring positive energy • Good written and verbal communication skills • Comfortable learning new concepts and sectors quickly To apply for this position please email your resume to jesse.collin@terrapinn.com Salary: Between $10 per hour Hours: Flexible - we can work around you and your schedule – as long as you can do at least 12 hours a week we can make it work. Office hours are 9-5pm.

Benefits & Perks: 

Company socials, happy hours and trips. Free coffee and ping pong in the office.

Internship Description of Duties: 
We are looking for a go-getter to join our Finance team as an audience development intern. The core responsibility of this position will be to work alongside the conference producer to help target and invite high-level VIPs to attend our growing Trading Show Chicago event taking place in May. This is a fantastic opportunity to get first-hand knowledge and exposure to executives from the world's biggest trading firms, hedge funds, banks and exchanges. Furthermore, the internship will provide great experience in all aspects of event management. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, well spoken and not afraid to get on the phone and call CEOs, CTOs and leaders across the capital markets universe. Trading/investing knowledge is helpful but not mandatory. Event website: http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/trading-show-chicago/index.stm We are a fun team and the office culture is exciting. We have regular company social outings/happy hours and other activities in which you'll always be included.
Hours Required: 
15-30 Hours Per Week