The Center for Collaborative Conservation – Communications Intern (Work Study)

The Center for Collaborative Conservation is hiring a communications and social media intern (work study) for Spring Semester 2020

The Center for Collaborative Conservation, in the Warner College of Natural Resources, supports people and communities to solve conservation challenges through transformative research and education. We are looking for a friendly, motivated, creative and energetic student to create and manage content and engagement for our web site, newsletter, social media, and other communications. The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in communications and will share our passion for conservation. The position requires work-study status and 10 hours of commitment each week. The pay rate will be $12/hour.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with our team and partners to identify media content
  • Independently seeking, creating and posting content on our web site and social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Preparing a monthly newsletter
  • Using metrics to track and understand engagement with our communication
  • Creating other communications materials as may be needed

Required skills and abilities:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to navigate and employ social media platforms
  • Desire to engage regularly with our staff and partners
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Quick learner, detail-oriented, and reliable

Preferred skills and interests:

  • Experience with web page design and management.
  • Experience with MailChimp
  • Desire to explore and learn web technology and social media platforms, including methods for measuring engagement

If you are interested, please email your resume to lbjack@colostate.edu.