Reid Gold Butte Internship

Status: Part-time, 10-15 hours per week

Internship Dates: July-August, 2017 (with potential to extend through December 2017)

Wage: $12.00/hour

The Friends of Gold Butte is looking for a part-time intern to assist with marketing and communications for our organization. The Friends of Gold Butte is a 501(c)3, Nevada non-profit organization. Our mission is to promote the responsible enjoyment of Gold Butte National Monument through education, advocacy, stewardship and the preservation of cultural and natural resources.

About the Reid Gold Butte Internship Program—Named for Nevada Senator Harry Reid in honor of his legacy for protecting Nevada’s public lands, this internship program is designed to give students the opportunity to gain professional skills in conservation, stewardship, and advocacy.

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Summer Newsletter: The primary responsibility of this internship is to produce and distribute one electronic newsletter and one print newsletter for the Friends of Gold Butte.
  • Other responsibilities may include:
    • Write and format newsletter articles.
    • Create and publish content for FoGB’s website and social media pages.
    • Assist with ad development and placement, including Google Ad Words.
    • Compile press clips and photos.

Qualifications:

  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to use MS office suite and Google email and docs programs.
  • Ability to use or learn WordPress, Canva, and MailChimp.
  • Knowledge of graphic design programs, such as InDesign a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to use social media platforms such as FaceBook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, responsive, professional, and able to work independently.
  • Personable, polite, demeanor when talking to strangers in public settings and on the phone.

Benefits:

  • School credit, if applicable.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Gain experience working for a successful conservation campaign with multiple local and national partners.
  • Opportunity to discover and explore a new national monument.

TO APPLY:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to info@friendsofgoldbutte.org by 5:00 p.m. ET on June 19, 2017. In your cover letter, please explain why you are interested in land conservation.

We will be reviewing applications as they are received so apply today!

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