Employer: Three Rivers Whitewater/ Shipyard Brew Haus
Internship Number: 588
Internship Title: Marketing Intern
Location:  Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Period of Engagement:  Winter/Spring Semester
Compensation: $150 stipend, housing, ski pass, and one provided meal every day.
Description of the Internship:
Three Rivers Whitewater “The Home of Serious Fun!”, Inn by the River, The Shipyard Brewhause and Jump and Raft LLC is looking for Interns (college or independent) who are looking to further advance their skills in Marketing, Branding, Networking, Administration, Customer Relations and Social Media. We are constantly changing to explore new markets and educate potential adventure seekers about our industry. Three Rivers offers a curriculum that helps the right person obtain valuable employment and life skills associated within New England’s Adventure and Hospitality industry.

Three Rivers is not your average rafting resort. This company was founded on the idea that life is meant to be free, and allow for the most fun possible. On January 21, 1997 this company started with a credit card, purchasing two boats, life jackets and paddles to outfit 20 guests. Now we can outfit 220 guests on the Kennebec and the Penobscot Rivers. We are still working together to achieve all that is possible. New dreams and achievements are happening every year!!! For More information on Three Rivers Whiteatwater visit http://threeriverswhitewater.com/

This position will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in all areas of managing a first class hospitality and recreation facility. The Intern will work directly with guests, management and employees in areas such as sales/marketing, recreation planning and customer service.

This is a paid position with many benefits. Interns can receive free lodging for the duration of the program and a meal package. Interns will also be given the opportunity to experience various adventures that we offer ranging from whitewater rafting and hiking trips to snowmobiling and skiing/snowboarding!

This internship is located at the Shipyard Brew Haus, near Sugarloaf Mountain.

Deadline to Apply: TBA

Responsibilities:
  • Capture and organize photography and video assets to be used in marketing efforts
  • Inspire guests to join (like, follow, etc) our organizations on all social media outlets.
  • Create and publish uploads on numerous social media pages including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest.
  • Work with our marketing department to improve current marketing strategies and implement new ones
  • Plan, organize and manage various on-site marketing promotions
  • Monitor and manage on-site marketing materials
  • Work as an educational liaison and spokesperson for Three Rivers Whitewater with outreach programs and large guest groups
  •  Have fun!
Qualifications:
  • Good people skills, is self-motivated and has an outgoing personality
  • Good work ethics and is punctual
  • Can productively work in a team environment to accomplish goals
  •  A desire to create and complete goal oriented tasks
  •  Knowledge of and the ability to work with various social media outlets such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter
  •  Is proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Willingness to learn video editing/communication programs
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driving license
  •  Can work in a fast-paced- customer service oriented environment while still conveying fun, adventure and excitement
  • Can work with customers and branding partners in a direct sales and service environment
  • Desires to work in an adventurous and active work atmosphere
Application Process:
Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.
Complete and submit the Partnership’s Internship Application Form online.
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