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INTERNSHIP OFFERING:

Dive into development and nonprofit management experience with Colorado’s premiere water education organization!                             

Description:

Are you a student interested in nonprofit management, natural resources, or public engagement? Our work at Water Education Colorado runs the gamut as we strive to educate local and state decision makers, business and environmental professionals, community members, and more about our state’s most important resource: WATER!

Water Education Colorado is a Denver-based nonprofit organization dedicated to reaching a statewide audience with quality information, education, and leadership programs focused on water. We do this through publications, workshops, tours, webinars, hands-on learning programs, engagement opportunities, professional development, and more.

Join our dynamic team this spring semester 2018 and gain valuable experience in nonprofit fundraising and administration to support top-notch educational programming across Colorado. We’re looking for a talented and motivated individual who can help with development support and membership program communications and growth, working from our office in uptown Denver.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with membership mailings and other targeted communications
  • Help identify prospective members and donors and plan targeted asks
  • Assist with planning, logistics, and marketing for our annual Member Lunch
  • Assist with planning, logistics, and marketing for our annual President’s Reception fundraising event (Must be available the entire day/evening of this event, tentatively scheduled for May 4 or 11)
  • Solicit and manage in-kind donations for our annual fundraising event
  • Use social media and other channels to recognize and thank donors and sponsors
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills:

  • College or university student
  • Interest in water
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Enthusiastic self-starter
  • Communications, marketing or development background helpful
  • Social media and digital marketing
  • Willingness to solicit in-kind donations (items such as gift certificates) from local businesses
  • Detail-oriented

January-May 2018   | 10 hours per week   |   $10/hour

Send resume and cover letter by Dec. 8 to Jennie Geurts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  
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1750 Humboldt Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80218
 
303-377-4433