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Internship with Elizabeth Park Conservancy in West Hartford
Friday, February 01, 2013
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Jessica L. Turgeon
Department:Career Development Center
Marketing/Public Relations/Communications Intern
About Us:
Elizabeth Park is the oldest municipal rose garden in the country and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The park is owned and maintained by the City of Hartford and is located in both Hartford and West Hartford.  Elizabeth Park Conservancy, which celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2012, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and maintaining the rose gardens and other gardens in the park.
Student Intern Position Description:
We are looking for a marketing, communications, public relations intern to assist the Executive Director in efforts to generate Elizabeth Park buzz.  Using your writing and communications skills, imagination and energy, find unusual ways to engage park visitors and bring new people to the park.  We would like to expand use of social medal to create and promote memorable experiences.  
Representative activities will include
Ø  Providing creative feedback on website, brochures, fundraising materials, and graphic design projects;
Ø  Organizing digital photo collections
Ø  General office tasks as necessary (answering phone, filing, organizing information, etc.)
Ø  Assist in developing and writing content for a new and expanding web site
Ø  Developing, creating/updating textual and graphic content for, & managing social media profiles (Twitter, Facebook)
Ø  Evaluating, implementing and managing new social media and PR initiatives, e.g. Blog, Historypin.

Ø  Currently enrolled in a college or university for this unpaid internship
Ø  12-15 hours (2 days) per week or 3 days at 4 hours – to be discussed
Ø  Superior communication skills (both written and verbal)
Ø  Excellent interpersonal and networking skills
Ø  Motivated, organized, go-getter requiring minimal guidance
Ø  Proficient in using Microsoft Office, Graphics, Facebook, Twitter, and other new media in a professional context
Ø  Passionate about connecting the community to our regional treasure
To Apply
Email your resume with a cover letter specifying why you are interested in this position, information about applicable experience and coursework.  Please provide links to your social media profiles or projects you have been worked on.  No phone calls, please.  We will evaluate qualifications and conduct interviews in early February 2013.
Karen Tomasko
Executive Director
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