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Community Engagement Intern

Posted by: The Watershed Center

Posted date: Mar-28-2018

Location: Traverse City, Michigan

<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIP</span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">POSTING DATE</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">March 26, 2018</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">POSITION IDENTIFICATION</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">15-20 hours/week for 12-14 weeks; a stipend of up to $1,200 is available</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">POSITION SUMMARY</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Community Engagement intern will support a range of marketing, communication, and fundraising activities related to the Swim for Grand Traverse Bay (Swim), which helps further The Watershed Center’s mission to advocate for clean water in Grand Traverse Bay and act to protect and preserve its watershed. S/he is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Community Engagement as she plans for and executes the third annual Swim, scheduled for August 11. This position requires a genuine enthusiasm for The Watershed Center’s mission and the ability to project that enthusiasm to others. Strong attention to detail as well as interpersonal and communication skills are essential to effectively interact with and build trust and confidence among our audiences.</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">RELATIONSHIPS</span></b></p>
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mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Reports to: Director of Community Engagement</span></p>
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<p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpMiddle" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l5 level1 lfo1"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;
mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Works with: Executive Director, Program Director, Grand Traverse Baykeeper®</span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">RESPONSIBILITIES</span></b></p>
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mso-bidi-font-family:Symbol">·<span style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-stretch: normal; font-size: 7pt; line-height: normal; font-family: "Times New Roman";">         </span></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Marketing and Communication</span></p>
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<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Support all marketing and promotions efforts related to the Swim</span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lead Swim eNewsletters and create original content for the Swim and Watershed Center social media channels</span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Update content on the Swim website</span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Support media relations efforts, including media pitches, creating briefing books, and related activities</span></li>
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<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Support efforts that facilitate Swim participants to meet fundraising goals</span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Liaise with Swim sponsors as needed </span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Support Swimmer fundraising platform and perform regular data entry</span></li>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Related Experience</span></p>
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<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience in business copywriting, editing, and proofreading</span></li>
<li class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with graphic design and production of marketing materials</span></li>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Skills</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo6"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo6"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo6"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo6"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-fareast-font-family:Symbol;
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">TO APPLY: </span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:2.0pt"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please email application, resume, and cover letter stating your suitability for this position to Director of Community Engagement, Shelli DiFranco, at </span><a href="mailto:sdifranco(at)gtbay.org"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">sdifranco(at)gtbay.org</span></a><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> Application materials must be received <b>no later than 5:00pm Eastern on Monday, April 9.</b></span></p>
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10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="text-decoration-line: none;"> </span></span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:2.0pt"><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Watershed Center is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in employment, promotions, or compensation on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, color, national origin, marital or veteran status, or disability.</span></i></p>
Job Title Community Engagement Intern
Post Details
Email sdifranco(at)gtbay.org
Employer's Website www.gtbay.org
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Environmental Science
Job Classification Job Classification -> Sales & Marketing
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Location Traverse City, Michigan
Key Words internship, community engagement, communication, marketing, events
Start Date 5/21/2018
Deadline Apr-09-2018