Events and Marketing Intern
Duties and Responsibilities
The Intern will be primarily involved in assisting the Events and Marketing Manager with the execution of Chicago Gateway Green’s fundraising events Gaming for Green and Green Tie Ball and also some project work related to social media. Typical activities will include overseeing the auction and raffle for Gaming for Green and Green Tie Ball, social media messaging, organizing volunteers, graphic design, researching donors, and drafting supporting documentation for a various types of proposals.
The Intern will be expected to attend and assist at Gaming for Green and Green Tie Ball as well as assist in any events that are executed during the duration of the internship.
The Intern will report to the Events and Marketing Manager and work in close conjunction with the Administration and Retention Manager.
The Intern should be able to work at least 15-30 hours per week from the Chicago Gateway Green office.
Qualifications and Experience
o Working experience with MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Social Media Applications.
o Excellent attention to detail.
o Strong verbal and written communication skills.
o Interest in urban planning and sustainability issues.
o Willing to take initiative on projects and suggest innovative solutions.
Chicago Gateway Green’s Internship Program offers students an opportunity to learn about urban greening and beautification efforts in the City of Chicago, will provide an in-depth view of how non-profit organizations operate, and satisfy course credit in applicable cases.
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