Internship in Conference & Events Department (Sponsorship & Exhibition)

Business Studies and/or Management Science
24 Feb, 2019 to 30 Aug, 2019
17 Feb, 2019

General information

6 months


About the Abbey Group
Head quartered in the heart of historic Dublin, the Abbey group is one of Ireland’s longest established and best known Incoming Tours operators. The Group was founded in 1978 when Abbey Ireland was launched. Today the group has expanded its services in Edinburgh and London. With over 160 staff and with overseas representatives in ten key markets, we are recognised as the market leader within our sector. The Group has four divisions specialising in specific types of inbound tourism

  •  Group Tours
  •  Individual & Online Travel
  •  Incentive & Luxury leisure travel
  •  Association Conferences & Events

The intern would assist with some or all of the following duties: 

  • Assist the Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager with research on potential areas of sponsorship for events
  • Assistance with invoicing and general sponsor communications
  • Accommodation & venue management
  • AV/Catering co-ordination
  • Transport & Travel management
  • Social Programme creation/co-ordination for confirmed conferences
  • Online registration & abstract submission
  • Create ezines/flyers/programmes and help update conference websites & databases
  • Delegate Services: correspondence (delegates, speakers, suppliers), issuing invoices, visa letters etc.
  • Onsite management - be the representative on site during the operation of theconference or event.
  • Responsibility for financial and credit control over conferences assigned
  • Cover of front office reception as assigned
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time by your manager or other senior manager or board member (this could be in another Department within the Abbey Group).

Skills needed/requirements 

  • Fluency in English language 
  • Good basic key board skills and proficiency in Microsoft office 
  • Good communication and organizational skills 
  • Requirements- students must be affiliated with college/Educational institution/Erasmus/Leonardo Da Vinci etc. or this internship is part of their studies. 


  • 300€ per month
  • 1.75 days off per month

If you are interested in completing an internship with us, please send your CV and covering letter as part of your full application to this email address: [email protected].


Financial compensation
Years of Experience required: 


Tour Operator  Sponsorship  
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: