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EVENTS INTERN

Supervisor Events Director

Time Commitment: Flexible, 10-15 hours minimum per week (ability to work occasional evenings or weekends)

Schedule: Fall 2019

Location Columbus, Ohio

 

Today’s political and cultural landscape presents unique opportunities for marketing and promoting environmental solutions. Help the OEC identify new opportunities, as well as capitalize on existing opportunities, to find supporters of our mission. By supporting our programs and events (Green Gala and Ohio Public Interest Environmental Law Conference), the OEC will continue to build its relationships and build its profile in the Ohio community to make an impact on our environment!

 

Responsibilities

The OEC seeks a detail-oriented volunteer intern with great communication skills to assist with our Green Gala, the Law Conference, and other fundraising and program efforts. Tasks may include:

  • Recruiting and tracking donations
  • Proofing lists and publications
  • Program planning for events
  • Logistics support
  • Research for our Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion relating to events and programming

The intern will have opportunities to be part of a nonprofit organization, attend staff meetings, policy meetings, and gain experience in event planning. There will also be opportunities to build relationships with community partners and learn about the other work that environmentalists and advocates across the state are doing to protect air, land, water, and democracy for all who call Ohio home. 

This internship is a volunteer, unpaid position.

 

Qualifications 

  • Creative, self-motivated and able to work independently and with a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic internet research skills
  • Interest in event/program planning, non-profit organizations and/or environmental issues
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office or Google Suite

      

About the OEC

The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. The OEC works for pragmatic solutions to keep Ohio clean and beautiful, and our communities safe. We fight for clean air and water, clean energy, and protected public lands. We hold polluters accountable in court while working with communities and companies that want to invest in a clean, more sustainable direction. For 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.

The Ohio Environmental Council is committed to working toward a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive environmental movement and seeks to hire staff and contractors that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. The OEC is an equal opportunities employer. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

 

How to Apply 

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to Events@theOEC.org with the subject of “Events Internship Application.”