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DescriptionOur work is meaningful, and while small, our team is passionate and dynamic. We have several opportunities for student interns. To apply for an internship with solid measurable outcomes and resume-building potential, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local First of Greater Pocatello is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization that seeks to strengthen communities and local economies by promoting, preserving, and protecting local, independently owned businesses throughout Bannock County.
Our mission as an organization is to educate the public and government about the importance of locally owned independent business to the community.
Who We’re Looking For
Successful interns will:
? Enjoy working with people, communities, and causes.
? Manage time and resources to accomplish goals in independent work setting with little direct supervision. Interns must have the ability to work independently and multi-task while communicating activities, outcomes, and results regularly.
? Respond effectively to objectives-based management and primarily remote communication (daily/weekly reports required for most internships).
? Communicate clearly and effectively through written and verbal means. This includes using communication technology and writing communications related to the program. You must conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times while representing Local First.
? Be comfortable with using office technology and software.
? Be passionate about local businesses.
? Have adequate transportation and access to email and Internet (ISU accounts are great!).
ResponsibilitiesDuties & Responsibilities: Primary project will be developing, planning and executing, where financially feasible, Local First events in the Pocatello and Chubbuck area. Major events include conferences, Local Food, Local Flavor Panel, Eat Local First campaign, Earth Dinner, “Celebrate Your Independents” Week and “Buy Local” Month. The internship will be fundamental to the grassroots organizing of the community outreach efforts, event promotions, and event sponsorship. Intern will occasionally be involved with website updates, membership management, and social media. Position will also be Street Team lead and assist in developing an outreach strategy to build relationships.
RequirementsApproximate Time Frame: 12-16 weeks, for spring, summer, or fall semesters. Internship may be extended if desired with additional projects. Time is flexible but meetings with staff and directors may occur during evenings and/or weekends.
Expected commitment in hours: 4 hours per week
Educational Requirements: Sophomore or Junior level coursework in marketing or business management helpful; interest in cause-related marketing, small business, and non-profit management.