TTG is Looking for 2014 Student Interns and Campus Reps
2014 Student Interns:
Teens Turning Green is looking for driven and passionate students who want to work on exciting and dynamic sustainability projects to be implemented on campuses around the country. 2014 interns will work with TTG staff on projects from sustainable food to nationwide sustainability challenges. Our workplace is fast paced, driven by creativity and a dream and do mentality.
Ideal Candidates: Focus, dedication to conscious living, drive, creativity, and innovation are what we at TTG value most. We are looking for a person who is ready and willing to take on any challenge and work well with our team…and work hard. We have a small staff here at TTG, and this frequently means we must take on many job titles during our daily routines. Looking for someone who is extremely organized with an ability to multitask. Should be familiar with the web, programs, website updating, and social media.
Position is open to anyone who has a keen knowledge of the green space, and are high school or college students.
Responsibilities may include the following; drafting and development of PGC challenges, database entry and upkeep, overseeing outreach and monitoring relationships with partners, sponsors, organizations, and media outlets, event coordination, social media, calendar management, website content management, media editing, photo/video work and more.
You can work with us in the summer, during the school year, or as a gap year internship from your home base or in our offices in Sausalito, California.
Required Experience: Excel, Word, Power Point and Google Docs,
Desired Experience: html / WordPress, Photo/video and editing skills (Lightroom, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro)
Position is unpaid, but will offer a fast paced learning atmosphere for those interested in non-profit management and environmental advocacy.
Email resume and cover letter with subject line “2014 Student Intern” to firstname.lastname@example.org
Project Green Challenge launches on October 1, 2014 and runs through October 30. this 30-day eco-lifestyle challenge will inspire high school and college students to transition from conventional to conscious living through a series of daily challenges that will assess how “green” they can strive to be in their lives. Project Green Challenge started in October 2011 and has become Teens Turning Green powerful call to action.There is a lot of work to be done in preparation.
Campus reps are the team on the ground that makes the challenge come alive. You will serve as our representatives on your campus to encourage participation, get sign ups, and keep students participating and motivated during the month of October. Without our great team of campus reps PGC would not be the success that it has been in its three years! Check out the PGC campus reps page to find out more.
Click HERE for a 2014 campus rep application.
Examples of Areas of Focus for Interns
Interns help with all aspects of PGC 2014 from school outreach and student communication, designing outreach materials, updating database, planning and writing challenges, PR, marketing, strategy, prize gathering, engaging speakers, and more. You can put your skills to use or learn new ones. This project is ideal for a passionate, fast-moving, adaptable, and ambitious student who has the ability to work independently and with a team.
PR / Marketing
Help develop Communications Plan, PR, and Marketing strategy and materials for PGC 2013. Execute plan build following. Seeking someone with great Social Media skills. Outreach to major media, local media, school PR offices etc. Develop and storyboard video content for TTG website. Work with campaign members to produce and develop PGC 2013 PSA’s etc. Create and update Pinterest boards for all PGC 2013 themes.
Project Green Dorm / Dorm Makeover Contest
Work with team to update PGD website. Develop materials for Green Checklist and send out to schools around the world. Develop materials and invite for Dorm Makeover Contest and help curate Grand Prize package. Create and update Pinterest boards for back to school categories.
Support the Development team with grant writing, researching donor outreach, communicating with database, designing and writing newsletter. and other outreach. This project is for adults and students interested in developing these skills.
Support office manager with bookkeeping, finance, donor relations, media and marketing, administration, and more. Help update our electronic files. Gain important office, data management, and problem-solving skills, critical for any job! This project is for adults and students interested in developing these skills.
Help TTG manage website with updated content, photos and links. Design and create new web toolkits and templates.
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