Do you want an internship that stretches your abilities? Do you want to do more than you know? Or think you can do? Get thrown to the wolves to test your abilities? Come out with a sterling record and perhaps continue into a real job with the same company?

NOTE: This is open to Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students. Prior experience is helpful but not necessary – the desire to succeed is most important. Age is not a factor but your ability and willingness to learn is important. Will consider two interns at the same time, just give me a reason.

DESCRIPTION: Hawaiian Island Weddings, Inc. is a Maui, HI based firm that plans weddings and events and coordinates all the details of our clients weddings on Maui, Oahu, Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii. We have a comprehensive internship program where the Intern will walk away with real experience plus the ability to have a Career in the busy Maui Wedding Industry for a top wedding planning company.

Excellent spelling, grammar and writing skills Strong Internet skills, Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, Quick Books Clear speaking voice Able to follow directions + give accurate information + willingness to learn
Must have mature attitude, be a self-starter, require little supervision

The Mundane Stuff
Online and other correspondence - monitor and answer per instructions
Online site - monitor and change as needed per instructions
Take accurate messages and forward as needed
Update the online and paper mailing lists
Handle outgoing mailings
Coordinate with me when I’m on the road

The Medium Stuff
Write proposals. Make changes to weddings and keep track of them
Assist with online Newsletter
Assist with preparation of couples arrivals
Planning details hotel, ministers, videographers, caterers, photographers, and other vendors throughout the islands
Attend weddings and act as the On-Site Wedding Coordinator

The Extra and Continuing Stuff
Write web pages, articles and newsletters
Email Itineraries, vouchers, maps and other information
Optional - Get a real job with Hawaiian Island Weddings, Inc.

PAY: Sorry - this is an experience internship from May through August,
2007. No pay but a bonus for Weddings who register through
your efforts. If you continue beyond the internship, pay will be negotiated.

Must be absolutely trustworthy
Must be Internet-savvy and protective of the HIW brand
Must not smoke anything
Must be drug-free
Must be willing to work hard
Must have an entrepreneurial inclination

1. Step 1 - A letter of interest via e-mail. Do not send attachments.
Please tell me why you are interested in this internship.
2. Step 2 If selected, you will be asked to send samples of writing and a
full resume including references.
Send email to: intern@hawaiianislandweddings.com


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