Oklahoma City, OK • Application Due Nov. 30
The Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden is seeking an enthusiastic, progressive and detail-oriented intern to join the public relations department during the spring of 2021.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Provide support to the OKC Zoo’s marketing, public relations departments on projects that focus both on offline and online channels.
Maintain the organizational structure of the Zoo’s multimedia content storage.
Work cohesively with multiple departments within the Zoo (education, conservation, animal areas, horticulture, etc.) as well as the Oklahoma Zoological Society.
Assist in providing content for the Zoo’s digital marketing efforts, including Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
Will be adept at producing video, audio and photo content quickly –whenever/wherever OKC Zoo’s activities may be.
Assist during Zoo-hosted events (including some weekends, after hours).
Must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven and community-oriented.
Student studying marketing, communications or journalism field is highly recommended; writing experience for nonprofit agency; excellent written and oral communication skills; creative, detail-oriented, self-starter.
Student must be receiving course credit to qualify for this internship.
Proficient PC or MAC skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and CRM applications. Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro X experience is a plus
Exceptional guest service and organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Exemplary verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to interact effectively with the staff, volunteers, instructors and partners.
Ability to think strategically, resourcefully and be a skilled problem-solver.
Established skill in working with diverse audiences, especially children.
Proven ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Must have the flexibility and willingness to work on evenings, some holidays and weekends when required.
Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions year-round.
Must be able to sit for extended periods.
Must be able to bend, stoop, lift, and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to climb stairs.
Must be able to lift and push event equipment, i.e. tables, chairs, audio visual equipment, chair and table carts