This position works directly with the Board Of Directors to help shape the development of the organization. They must be able to work independently and at the same time be part of the team. During part of the year a lot of emphasis is placed on the organization of a large scale annual Auction held in April. Year round efforts are made in smaller initiatives to educate the public about wildlife and our services. The day-to-day tasks vary by season and are both challenging and interesting. We work with local media, social media and on-line. The intern has their own office and dedicated computer with on-line access and phone from which to work. This is a great opportunity to learn from the ground up how non-profit organizations function and grow. Hours and days are flexible but are mostly week days during normal business hours. No holiday work required. The duration of the internship can be discussed.
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- Create signage, newsletters, email campaigns, online promotions, etc.
- Provide support to social media efforts to target new audiences.
- Assist with special events to promote company and increase general support.
- Research and analyze methods of organizational development as they are proposed for adoption.
- Collaborate on team presentations for volunteers and the public.
- Pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Non-Profit Development, Business Administration or similar kind of degree.
- Possess excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.
- Possess creativity, flexibility, variety, and growth potential.
- Should be open-minded, a fast learner, enthusiastic, and adaptable.
- Requires self-confidence and ability to interact on a professional level.
- Interest in wildlife protection and assisting people with their wildlife issues.