Employer: WinterKids
Internship Number: 519
Internship Title: Events and Marketing Intern
Location: Portland, Maine
Period of Engagement: Available each term – Fall and Spring
Compensation: Small Stipend with parking and travel reimbursement
Description of the Internship:
Our Vision -All children are healthy and fit because they are outdoors, active, and having fun in the winter– and year-round.

Our History – WinterKids has been a 501 (c)(3) since 2000. The WinterKids Passport began in 1997 as part of The Ski Maine Association. Through 3 strategic planning cycles, in depth research, and focus groups statewide, WinterKids continues to enhance our program delivery throughout the state with an array of active programs for families, schools, and communities. Led by a 15-member Board of Directors, 5 staff, and teams of volunteers statewide, WinterKids has broad reach and delivers programs efficiently! WinterKids has been touted as a unique, doable and fun program by teachers, coaches, ski areas, after-school directors, alternative educators, and families alike!

WinterKids is seeking an Events and Marketing Intern for their fall and spring season.  It is anticipated the intern would work 5-10 hours per week for six months (November through April).  Schedules can be flexible.  Some weekend work is required for events.

For more information about WinterKids’, please visit their website at:  http://www.winterkids.org/

Responsibilities:
The Events & Marketing Intern will assist staff with event management (planning, preparation, execution, & follow up), donor acknowledgments, social media, and special projects.  This position requires an individual who is passionate about our mission to help children develop healthy lifelong habits through education and fun, outdoor winter activity.  Our Events & Marketing intern should be self-motivated, able to work well independently with direction, and possess a keen attention to detail.   The individual will communicate and work directly with the Manager of Special Events & Annual Giving, the Program & Development Coordinator, and the Executive Director.
Qualifications:
We are seeking enthusiastic interns who are passionate about our mission and possess the following attributes:

  • Enthusiasm and passion for our mission.
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work well independently with direction
  • Keen attention to detail

Students interested in event management, non-profits, communications, public relations, and development are encouraged to apply.

Application Process:
Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.
Complete and submit the Internship Application Form online.
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