Special Events & Marketing Internship
Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE), is celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2019. We have a unique opportunity to garner additional awareness, as well as fundraise for our organization and the protection of Missouri’s environment. To that end, we seek a dynamic self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, to assist with event planning and marketing efforts. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual interested in learning more about the environment, nonprofit fundraising marketing, and event planning.
Internship tasks will include:
Create and coordinate the drafting and distribution of promotional materials, sell tickets, manage event staff and volunteers, and cover the logistics of events
Update guest registration, seating information, and related data entry
Manage and implement a plan for securing silent auction items for the gala
Update all special event content on MCE’s website and social media channels
Assist with donor acknowledgement and guest follow-up
Plan and facilitate planning committee meetings, including distributing agenda and taking minutes
Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) and marketing tools (Constant Contact, Canva, Hootsuite, and Lucidpress is a plus)
Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably with an interest in nonprofit development, event planning, or marketing
Previous internship or related experience in event planning and marketing is a plus
Must be computer literate
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to communicate in a professional manner with community contacts
Self-motivated, good organizational and interpersonal skills, detail-oriented, ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for MCE’s mission
Start Date: September 2019. Position open until filled, requires 3-6 month commitment.
Hours: 8-12 hours/week. Preferably twice a week in the office. Must be available some evenings and weekends.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and CV to [email protected] “Special Events and Marketing” in the subject line.