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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Colorado Mountain Club!

 

Current Openings

Youth Education Intern - Winter 2017

Membership Intern - Fall 2016

Marketing Intern - Fall 2016


Youth Education Intern - Winter 2017

 

Position Qualifications

  • Experience in natural science or related field
  • Experience working in outdoor hiking, climbing programs and winter recreation.
  • Experience teaching youth from diverse backgrounds in environmental education and/or adventure education. 
  • Sense of humor, ability to relate to school-age children and adults of all backgrounds; including class room behavior management.
  • Self-directed, innovative thinker. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill

Position Responsibilities 

  • Assistant Instruction rock climbing at the indoor wall at the American Mountaineering Center with youth.
  • Assistant Instructor for outdoor climbing and hiking with youth.
  • Assistant instructor for snowshoeing and winter avalanche safety programs 
  • Instruct curriculum for the Youth Education Program (YEP) Activities.
  • Experiential teaching, using models, props, games, and other hands-on teaching methods. Participants are children in grades K-12, and adult chaperones.  
  • Facilitate a positive, fun learning environment through appropriate classroom behavior management, language and teaching methods.
  • Prepare activities, materials, and equipment for programs as needed.  Clean-up program areas.
  • Provide curriculum feedback and ideas to the YEP program design team. 
  • Assist with general office Administration tasks for the YEP program

Requirements

  • 20 hours per week. January-March, 2017
  • Typical work day is 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Classes may vary from 4- 8 hours/day
  • This is an unpaid internship - travel stipend offered 
  • Pro-deals and a fun atmosphere and outdoor work. 
  • Ability to provide own transport to the American Mountaineering center in Golden, CO.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 10th, 2016

Submit a resume and a cover letter with your goals and expectations of the position via email to hollybarrass@cmc.org


Job Description | Membership Intern Fall 2016

Type: Membership Intern

Reports to: Membership Manager

Purpose: The Membership Intern will support the membership department in creating a superior customer experience for the active, adventure-loving members of the Club. Projects will be centered on member acquisition, retention, and communication.

Overview: This outstanding individual will be self-motivated with the ability to follow through simultaneously on various projects.  The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and superior written and verbal skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver terrific customer service to our members, volunteers, guests, and community members 
  • Connect members and non-members to the resources they need to participate in CMC activities
  • Run membership reports, schedule logistics, and use email marketing software to communicate with members
  • Develop supporting materials for Groups (slideshows, manuals, marketing handouts, etc.)
  • Assist with outreach and promotional events
  • Data management and entry
  • Assist with membership mailing

Requirements:

  • Minimum of college level Sophomore; at least 1 year of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and significant interest in customer service, nonprofit membership and data management
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows
  • Experience with Adobe Design Suite, Content Management Systems and Customer Relationship Management, a plus

Skills:

  • Self-motivated with strong problem solving skills and initiative and motivation to research
  • Detail-oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in outdoor recreational nonprofit 
  • High energy and a passion towards improving the customer experience
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule

Hours & Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid internship offering valuable experience in the nonprofit sector
  • The Membership Intern works between 12-20 hours per week depending on desired hours; hours and schedule are flexible
  • Preferred start date October 2016 with a 3-month commitment
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be requested for special events, including film festivals and fundraisers
  • The CMC can coordinate with accredited universities to provide credit for hours completed

How To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Lauren Shockey at LaurenShockey@cmc.org.  Subject line: Membership Services Intern.  No phone calls please.


Job Description | Marketing Intern Fall 2016

Type: Marketing Intern

Reports to: Communications and Digital Marketing Specialist

Purpose: The Marketing Intern will organize and complete tasks for the membership and marketing department in support of the goals of the Colorado Mountain Club.

Overview: This outstanding individual will be self-motivated with the ability to follow through simultaneously on various projects.  The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail and superior written, photo/video and verbal skills. In addition to marketing and communications initiatives, duties will include supporting membership projects.

Responsibilities:             

  • Coordinate and organize CMC presence at events
  • Help build and curate a CMC photo database (digital asset management)
  • Create short 15-second videos for social media and longer videos for YouTube
  • Update website content using content management system
  • Send and analyze e-mail marketing campaigns
  • Coordinate with department directors and statewide groups on marketing needs
  • Draft and edit marketing copy for print and web use
  • Assist in social media content management  (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog)
  • Provide administrative support for membership services
  • Aid membership in customer service
  • Special projects as assigned

Education/Work Experience:

  • Minimum of college level Junior classification; at least 1 year of previous work experience
  • Knowledge of and significant interest in marketing, communications, advertising, events and nonprofit membership a bonus

Recommended Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiar with web content management, e-mail marketing and social media best practices
  • Strong photography and video skills

Hours & Compensation:

  • This is an unpaid internship offering valuable experience in the nonprofit sector
  • The Marketing Intern works between 8-16 hours per week depending on desired hours; hours and schedule are flexible
  • Preferred start date October 2016 with a 3-month commitment
  • Occasional evening or weekend work may be requested for special events, including film festivals and fundraisers
  • The CMC can coordinate with accredited universities to provide credit for hours completed

To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter and a writing sample to jeffgolden@cmc.org.

The CMC provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.