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Marketing Internships (Summer & Winter)

We are now accepting applications for the 2024 summer marketing internship! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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We offer a summer and winter internship, both require a season-long commitment. Applications are accepted year-round, but selections are made approximately 2-3 months in advance of the following season start dates. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and portfolio to Jessica Taylor at jessica@adaptivesports.org.

Summer: Mid-May through the end of September
Winter: Mid-November through early April

SUMMER POSITION DESCRIPTION

This summer position is a full-time internship, Monday - Friday, 9-5, from mid-May through the end of September. However, dates and part-time interns will be considered for the right candidate. A full-time intern will be compensated with housing in downtown Crested Butte, as well as a monthly stipend of $400.

The Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting the Marketing Department in creating engaging, strategic marketing collateral and content for both our Development (Fundraising & Events) and Program Departments. This role will also assist in the office where needed with production design, merchandise fulfillment, administrative tasks and other special projects. During our event season, there will be some weekends required, as well as physical labor with event setup and breakdown. It is primarily office work, but will also consist of time in the field, interacting with lessons and participants to develop content (video, photo, articles).

This position will provide a hands-on opportunity for someone who is interested in learning about marketing and the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization. Marketing is key to the success of any non-profit organization and a valuable skill to add to any resume. The Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced marketing professionals with exposure to a wide array of projects including digital marketing, print design, direct mail, video and photography, email, social media, public relations, and advertising.

Qualified applicants should be a student or recent graduate majoring in marketing, media studies, film, photography, journalism or communications. Students should consult with academic faculty to determine if this unpaid internship will earn credit. This position reports to the Marketing Manager, Jessica Taylor.

Specific Duties May Include

  • Assist with coordinating and creating marketing materials including newsletters, fundraising appeals, brochures, and advertisements
  • Capture epic moments on camera and interview staff and participants about their experience. Produce mini-documentaries, highlight reels, and short articles.
  • Update website content and maintenance
  • Writing and editing for all publications
  • Assist with print management and direct mailings
  • Produce our monthly eNewsletter
  • Support our fundraising events with layout of publications, copy-editing, social media and video/photography, as well as on-site installation of signage and banners
  • Maintain social media calendar and create original content
  • Work with staff in other departments on various tasks, as needed
  • Administrative tasks – high attention to detail

Qualifications

  • Photography and video skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere Pro
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and perform a wide variety of tasks over the course of the workday
  • Motivation, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong computer competency; proficiency in Word and Excel
  • Organizational and general office skills

ADDITIONAL SKILLS PREFERRED

  • Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms (Salsa Engage, MailChimp)
  • Strong beginner or intermediate skier (winter) or avid hiker and/or biker (summer) in order to join lessons to capture photo and video
  • Experience with people with disabilities

Benefits

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To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Jessica Taylor at jessica@adaptivesports.org

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