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Great Meadow Foundation, a fast-paced 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, located in The Plains, VA is seeking energetic and responsible interns to join our team. We are looking for individuals to intern in the fields of Event Management and Marketing.  In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. Assist different staff members in the fields of Operations, Office Management, Marketing & Promotion, and Fundraising during a variety of events. Great Meadow’s busy event schedule consists of the Virginia Gold Cup, 4th of July, Twilight Polo, and many other equestrian and non-equestrian events. Internships are available during the summer and fall semester. If you are interested in this internship, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to


Intern Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a brand ambassador for the Great Meadow Foundation

  • Create and manage digital marketing & social media campaigns

  • Assist in Sales

  • Database Management

  • Participate in all aspects of event planning including but not limited to set up, day of operations, and break down.  

  • Shadow multiple office positions and train in a variety of tasks

  • Answer phone inquiries and provide basic company information

  • Perform clerical duties

  • Run general industry related errands


Intern Requirements and Qualifications

  • Positive and outgoing attitude

  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas

  • Ability to take direction and multi-task

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision

  • Event operation experience a plus  

  • E-ticketing experience a plus

  • Adobe Creative Cloud experience a plus  



  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with top business professionals

  • Flexible schedule for students

  • Stipends available

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