Advancement Summer Intern Team: CLOSED FOR 2019

All positions are paid positions based on experience level. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and one year removed from high school to apply. All positions run May-August 2019. Reach out to gro.e1569055931mohPS1569055931A@yga1569055931N.ara1569055931C1569055931 with any questions.

Story Gathering Intern

During the summer, as a member of the Advancement Field Team, the Story Gathering Intern will be expected to:

  • Work closely with the Photography/Videography Intern to document and report compelling narratives about the work ASP is doing across our service area.
  • Travel throughout ASP’s service area, meeting with homeowners, volunteers, staff and community members to collect stories for Advancement to draw advertisement, fundraising, PR, marketing, and social media material from throughout future years.
  • Work with the Photography/Videography Intern to collect photographs and video content from the field, including family and project photos from all homeowners met, photos of volunteers working, and life around ASP in general to be used for publicity reasons.
  • Produce content specifically for social media based on content schedule provided and as requested. Maintain Instagram Stories and post directly to Twitter while in the field, posting every day while on worksites and in centers. Other content should be sent to ASP HQ for scheduling and editing.
  • Encourage use of hashtags in field (including #ASPhome #ASPCounty), encourage photo competition submissions, and approach individuals about sharing their story with us through blog posts, social media, or other mediums
  • Create content for the ASP blog throughout the summer; this should be posted once a week, documenting the Story Gathering Intern’s travels, the people he/she meets, and stories heard. These blogs should promote the central ideas of ASP and shed light to all aspects, including those not discussed much in our other campaigns.

To apply, email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Cara Nagy at gro.e1569055931mohps1569055931a@yga1569055931n.ara1569055931c1569055931.

Photography/ Videography Intern

During the summer, as a member of the Advancement Field Team, the Photography/Videography Intern will be expected to:

  • Work closely with the Story Gathering Intern to capture and document compelling narratives about the work ASP is doing across our service area.
  • Travel throughout ASP’s service area, meeting with homeowners, volunteers, staff and community members to collect stories for Advancement to draw advertisement, fundraising, PR, marketing, and social media material from throughout future years.
  • Work with the Story Gathering Intern to collect photographs and video content from the field, including family and project photos from all homeowners met, photos of volunteers working, and life around ASP in general to be used for publicity reasons.
  • Produce content specifically for social media based on content schedule provided and as requested. Maintain Instagram Stories and post directly to Twitter while in the field, posting every day while on worksites and in centers. Other content should be sent to ASP HQ for scheduling and editing.
  • Encourage use of hashtags in field (including #ASPhome #ASPCounty), encourage photo competition submissions, and approach individuals about sharing their story with us through blog posts, social media, or other mediums

To apply, email a resume, cover letter and photo and video samples to Cara Nagy at gro.e1569055931mohps1569055931a@yga1569055931n.ara1569055931c1569055931.

Merchandise Intern

During the summer, the Merchandise Intern will be expected to execute the following responsibilities:

Inventory Control

  • Arrange pre-packed boxes with initial inventory to go out with each center on load up day
  • Arrange larger pre-packed boxes that will go out with each Hub manager
  • Train summer staff in Jonesville on new system for tracking merchandise inventory
  • Follow up on inventory each week to see what centers have, what centers need, and who still needs to enter information for the week
  • Track sales via Finance accelerator and compare with inventory form to ensure accuracy
  • Create plan to have staffs enter inventory and pack up all remaining inventory at the end of the summer

 

Distribution

  • Ensure that each summer Hub is stocked with enough merchandise to fulfill orders from center for more inventory
  • Check in with Hubs each week to find out how distribution is going
  • Make runs to centers for emergency merchandise needs (large orders, incorrect orders, etc)
  • Coordinate distribution with Ministries for efficiencies sake when needed

Communication

  • Work closely with Lake Pointe to check on online orders, inventory, and make new orders when necessary
  • Report on sales and highest sellers each week in the Blue Foam
  • Communicate issues and needs with the Ministries department to be addressed with Program Managers who oversee the staff
  • Communicate with volunteers/customers who have questions about merchandise or problems with their order
  • Work with social media manager to promote merchandise on Facebook, twitter, Instagram, and more
  • Train summer staff to display summer merchandise in centers and ensure PM’s follow up on this display to ensure it’s visible to all volunteers

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to Cara Nagy at gro.e1569055931mohps1569055931a@yga1569055931n.ara1569055931c1569055931.