Fall Interns Wanted!

28 Jul

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Looking for someone to join our team for a very busy and exciting fall season. This position requires a lot of hard work with very rewarding outcomes! If you think wedding planning is making organized binders, fanny packs of emergency kits, and playing dress up, this position is not for you. We want someone who is ready to get their hands dirty creating weddings from the ground up. This position is from late August to December  and can be used in exchange for course credit in school. 

Requirements

1. Must have reliable transportation and be able to work in the Roberts & Co. office 1-2 days a week and at least 2 Saturdays a month

2. Energetic and enthusiastic about learning new information and not be overwhelmed with new tasks.

3. Efficient in microsoft products as well as social media such as twitter, facebook, wordpress.

4. Be able to work under pressure in high intensity situations.

5. Be comfortable with heights and able to lift 20 pounds.

6. Be able to laugh at our ridiculous life moments and bring a sense of humor to every situation.

If you are not available to work at least 2 Saturdays a month from September to December, please do not apply. Weddings happen on the weekend, and we expect our interns to be present on event days.

Please send your resume to Tabitha (at) Robertseventplanning (dot) com and also please include a cover letter explaining why you would like to be an intern as well as what made you want to get into events. We value our interns and want to know what makes you special!  

Real Wedding: A lesson Learned

11 Jul

Last year, Robert’s & Co. Events learned a valuable lesson that even planners have moments in life that can threaten to get in the way of even the most well laid plans. As I drove to the church for the rehearsal on the friday night before this wedding last year, I received a devastating call that my mother had had a massive stroke and was being rushed to the hospital in Florida. At Roberts & Co. we have protocols in place that keep a backup in case something like this happens but in the case of this wedding, I did not feel comfortable leaving our clients behind just moments before their rehearsal and VERY large wedding. We worked out a 5 am flight for Sunday morning after talking with doctors and getting the go ahead that if we stayed for the wedding my mom would be ok until Sunday.  We worked through the day of the wedding with the support and help of an amazing vendor team who understood I needed moral support, and kept a smile on my face for our clients and their parents. They were never the wiser (until now! ha!), and we had a very successful and amazing wedding.

The moral of this story is that you should build a team around you that you trust, not only your planner but the caterer, florist, photographer, ect. Your vendors should support each other, be team players, and always put the best interest of the wedding first. Without such a great team that Molly and Mike chose, that day in limbo before I could get to my mother could have been so much worse and so much harder for everyone.

Mike and Molly were such a joy to work with from the beginning. They always came to meetings with smiles and full of love which is so refreshing when planning can be stressful on so many couples. They wanted a vibrant affair at Newton White Mansion with great food, music, and a party that people would not stop talking about. I can do nothing but rave about most of our vendors (not only for the above reason, but because they all rock!) Big thank you to Vesic Photography for the beautiful photos and to Lisa at Petals and Promises for the most beautiful Peonies I have ever seen. They were so vibrantly red and lush!

vendor team

Photography-Vesic Photography

Church- Holy Redeemer Church (Kensington, Maryland)

Reception venue- Newton White Mansion

Catering- Main Event Caterers www.maineventcaters.com (Andrea Faletti)

Florist- Petals and promises  

Band- JukeBoxx (I can not say enough great things)

Photobooth- Photo in a Box

Hair and Makeup- Metro Elegance

Cake- Flowers Bakery (ordered and no show), Wegmans (replacement cake)

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Monika and Adam the Reception

8 Jul

 

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Following up to Adam and Monika’s beautiful ceremony and portraits was a fun filled evening in the gardens of the Francis Barton House. They wanted to keep the evening light with Bluegrass music, a great bar, and small plates for guests to enjoy. Thank you again to Lisa Boggs Photography Lisa Boggs Photography for the beautiful photos!

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Monika and Adam a Winchester love story

7 Jul

 

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Adam and Monika were married last year in the idyllic town of Winchester. Everything there has a feeling of a small intimate town while it is only an hour from DC. I am excited to finally share their wedding with you over the next two days with photos from the forever talented Lisa of Lisa Boggs Photography

Vendors-

Church- Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ Catholic

Reception-Francis Barton House

Flowers- BlueBells

Band- Dry Mill Road

Photography- Lisa Boggs Photography

Cake- beckaboos

Hair- Lauren Cowgill

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