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President's Office Intern - Summer


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Job Summary:
The Office of the President intern will work alongside the President and CEO and her team while learning the process of developing and propelling President’s Office initiatives. This entrepreneurial internship will include opportunities to work on strategy, business development, fundraising, marketing and communications, urban park management and operations, governance, and high-level administrative coordination. Intern will be given the opportunity to join team meetings when available. They will learn the process of providing analysis and recommendations to the team and participate in problem solving and project implementation.

Job Description:

President’s Office Intern

The Office of the President intern will work alongside the President and CEO and her team while learning the process of developing and propelling President’s Office initiatives. This entrepreneurial internship will include opportunities to work on strategy, business development, fundraising, marketing and communications, urban park management and operations, governance, and high-level administrative coordination. Intern will be given the opportunity to join team meetings when available. They will learn the process of providing analysis and recommendations to the team and participate in problem solving and project implementation.

Duties include:

·         Park Use Study Analysis:  Evaluate the findings of a recent park use management assessment completed by an external advisor and produce a strategy for utilizing the study’s findings, including policy recommendations, relevant presentation materials and next steps

·         Board Prospect Research:  Expand upon the Conservancy’s current list of prospective board members by conducting research in target industries and building a case for prioritization and outreach.

·         40th Anniversary:  Assist with the planning and coordination of the Conservancy’s 40th Anniversary (scheduled to kick-off in spring 2020), including preparation and research for internal meetings, assistance in maintaining the overall project budget, research and coordination of aligned public programming and exhibitions, assisting with coordination of donor events, and supporting the management of key external partnerships.

·         Implement best practices for organizing the Office of the President’s digital and physical records

·         Draft informative briefing memos for the internal team

·         Support the assembly and design of presentations for internal and external meetings

·         Copy-edit internal and external communications, including speaking points, status reports and materials for the annual Board of Trustees meeting

·         Assist with organizing supplies, AV and/or catering for meetings and events

·         Support phone coverage as needed

·         Other tasks as assigned

Requirements:

·         Excellent research and writing skills

·         Clear verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to present information and data in a concise manner

·         Proficiency in MS Office programs

·         Action-oriented self-starter

·         Strong organizational skills and attention-to-detail

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a group

·         Ability to exhibit a high degree of professionalism and tact in interactions with the public, Conservancy staff, donors, Trustees, project partners and other stakeholders

·         Demonstrated interest in and/or understanding of non-profit operations, public park management and/or urban planning

 

Schedule:

Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

*Please note: for your application to be considered, you must provide you must provide the following documents 1.) Current resume 2.) Cover Letter and 3.) A written personal reference. Your reference letter can be from a teacher, counselor, coach or supervisor.

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CPC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations and communities to apply.


Safety Requirements
Establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment is the shared responsibility of this organization and employees at every level. The Conservancy will make every effort to assure a safe environment and be in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations.  Employees are expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all their work activities.  Accordingly, employees should be aware of any hazards, which could cause an injury or accident (e.g., spills, obstacles in walkways).  If an employee discovers a potential dangerous condition, he/she should alert other employees and notify his/her supervisor immediately.


Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed