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The Old Courthouse Foundation is seeking enthusiastic innovative thinkers to assist with development and implementation of an internship program to assist with the Foundation’s brand new capital campaign initiatives.  We are seeking preservation-minded individuals who are passionate about our community, our downtown and the history and architecture of our civic treasures like the Old Courthouse.

Students will gain experience in the fields of non-profit fundraising, program development, marketing and public relations.

We are accepting multiple applications for spring and summer 2017. Desired candidate must be educated in advertising and public relations, and/or marketing or other communications field.

Duties:

Development of internship program for the Old Courthouse Foundation;

Assist with social media management and marketing;

Assist with implementation of 2016-2017 Old Courthouse Capital Campaign;

Provide administrative support to Foundation events committee;

Assist with management of Old Courthouse Foundation Website;

Assist with launching brand new community engagement initiatives including Friday Lunch on the Lawn and our Summer Fundraiser “Red, White and Blues”;

Provide public relations support for Cornerstone Campaign events;

Desired Skills:

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint);

Thorough knowledge of social media marketing;

Excellent Writing and proof reading skills;

WordPress knowledge a plus;

Ability to work independently;

Self-motivated;

Additional Information

This is an unpaid internship

15-20 hours per week

To Apply Contact Kristin Comer at 812-435-5241 or Kcomer@vanderburghgov.org