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Communications Intern

Job Description
Organization: 
Great Outdoors Colorado
Organization Type: 
Other
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Communications
Job Description: 

POSITION SUMMARY The communications intern will join the communications team in amplifying GOCO’s marketing, storytelling, and outreach efforts. The ideal person is ready to roll up their sleeves for a variety of tasks and is eager to learn. This position reports to GOCO’s communications officer and director and will work out of GOCO’s office in Denver. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES • Write and distribute GOCO’s monthly e-newsletter. • Write blog posts and other content as assigned, including press releases and targeted emails. • Assist with social media content creation and posting. • Support GOCO’s signage program, which mails signs to new grant recipients, mails signs to previous recipients with outdated signs, and tracks all mailing. • Help with outreach to partners for Generation Wild campaign and provide other campaign support as assigned. • Provide event support for GOCO staff and attend events in the Denver metro area as a representative of GOCO and Generation Wild. • Attend meetings as part of the communications team for status updates, project planning, and other purposes. • Compile news clips email for GOCO staff as needed. • Perform administrative tasks such as shipping materials, making database updates, etc.

Areas of Responsibility

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES • Write and distribute GOCO’s monthly e-newsletter. • Write blog posts and other content as assigned, including press releases and targeted emails. • Assist with social media content creation and posting. • Support GOCO’s signage program, which mails signs to new grant recipients, mails signs to previous recipients with outdated signs, and tracks all mailing. • Help with outreach to partners for Generation Wild campaign and provide other campaign support as assigned. • Provide event support for GOCO staff and attend events in the Denver metro area as a representative of GOCO and Generation Wild. • Attend meetings as part of the communications team for status updates, project planning, and other purposes. • Compile news clips email for GOCO staff as needed. • Perform administrative tasks such as shipping materials, making database updates, etc.

Requirements/Qualifications
  • Current enrollment in a university/college with a focus in communication, journalism, English, PR, or related area. • Willingness to travel within the Denver metro area and staff GOCO events, some of which may fall during evenings and on
Compensation/Benefits

GOCO VALUES • Strategic: Fit your work within GOCO’s overarching strategy and execute programs and projects against it, consistently evaluating results and communicating insights to help inform the organization’s evolving direction. • Respectful: Treat others in a positive manner with recognition and appreciation for their distinct value, opinions, and contributions. • Accountable: Take responsibility for your individual and team work to advance GOCO’s vision and priorities. • Organizational Citizens: Create and participate in a culture that fosters growth, engagement, support, and success. SALARY AND BENEFITS This is a paid, part-time (16-24 hours/week) internship position earning $15/hour. The exact schedule is flexible and will be discussed during the interview process. The internship will begin in September and go through December, with the potential to be extended beyond then. The position is not eligible for benefits. The managers are willing to collaborate on helping intern earn college credits, as applicable.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to resumes@goco.org, including “Communications Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please. All resumes must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, to be considered.

We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applicants from all backgrounds. GOCO is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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