Dates: This internship is offered year round.
Overview of position: Are you interested in the world of event planning and want to develop career skills? At Save The Bay, we provide interns with hands-on experience in planning, implementing and running a successful fundraising event. The Events intern will assist in obtaining donations, organizing prizes, setting up and cleaning up for events such as Save The Bay Swim, Artists for the Bay, Annual Golf Outing, and the International Coastal Cleanup. Save the Bay is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide education to the community about protecting and restoring the ecological health of the Narragansett Bay region.
What you will learn: Vendor outreach regarding details and information for the event Contacting businesses for raffles and sponsorship Tracking in-kind gifts How to manage raffle organization and maintenance Event coordination and set up Management of volunteer events such as shoreline cleanups
What we require: Reliable transportation A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment Strong communication and writing skills; comfortable speaking to groups and making contact with the general public on Save The Bay’s behalf Ability to occasionally work independently with initiative Attend specific events during the internship Strong organizational skills General office skills including proficiency with computers and the internet Individuals with experience and background in some aspect of the communications field (marketing, public relations, writing/journalism, media, graphic/web design) are preferred.
To apply please send your resume, cover letter, and contact information for your two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, please fill out our internship application, which can be found at www.savebay.org/volunteer under the Internships tab.
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