Paid Internship Opportunity: Outreach Intern – Colehour + Cohen

Colehour and Cohen LogoDo you have an interest in community education and outreach, and a desire to do work that’s good for the environment?

Public Relations and Social Marketing firm Colehour + Cohen (www.colehourcohen.com) is looking for dynamic, paid outreach interns for part-time work from January – August 2015.

Interns will be part of a team doing on-the-ground outreach to homeowners in King, Kitsap, and Pierce Counties, engaging the public with free giveaways and educational materials, helping them understand how they can reduce their energy consumption, and encouraging them to take simple steps at home to help save energy.

The successful candidate will have:
• A love for interacting with people
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to talk to people while staying focused on campaign goals
• Flexibility
• A sense of humor
• Great communication skills
• Proactive and able to work well alone or with others
• A valid driver’s license
• Reliable transportation
• Be available to work weekend events

Desired but not required:
• Experience educating the public about environmental issues
• Knowledge of environmentally friendly products and practices, especially as pertains to energy efficiency and energy conservation

This is the perfect opportunity for the right applicant to jump into a high-level outreach situation and get their hands dirty, have some fun and see what it takes to run successful consumer-focused events. Applicants will also receive in-depth training on successful outreach strategies and learn how to take their skills to the next level. This position is paid at $15.00 per hour and travel expenses are covered where applicable. Successful applicants will need to be available, at a minimum, for afternoon-evening shifts for the following dates:
• January 27-30
• February 10-13
• March 17-20
• March 31-April 3

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Jessica Lenderts
Colehour + Cohen
206-262-0363 ext 120
jlenderts@colehourcohen.com

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