External Relations Internship

November 27, 2017 1:18 PM | Anonymous member

Organization: Cincinnati Nature center

Position Overview  

Cincinnati Nature Center seeks an External Relations Intern to assist with planning and execution of major organizational events and programs. This position will have responsibility for the following:

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • SPECIAL EVENTS:  Assist with planning, promotion, and implementation of Nature Center events, including our annual fundraiser, Back to Nature, and campaign cultivation events.  These events may fall after hours or on weekends.

  • OTHER DUTIES:  Assists with other projects as needed and assigned within the External Relations Department.

These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position.  This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.


Education and Competencies:

  • Must be a junior or senior at NKU, UC, or XU

  • Must be able to effectively tell the Nature Center’s story, in persona and in writing.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information


  • Background in development, marketing, PR, or communication preferred

  • Experience planning and implementing successful social media programs

  • Collaborative working style

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Great customer service skills

  • Must enjoy people and be able to interact easily

  • A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • General interest in nature and the environment

  • Must pass a background check

  • Willingness to take charge of projects and see through to successful completion.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and other related software

Work Environment:

  • The work is performed indoors in an office environment and outdoors in the nature preserve.

  • Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. When a Nature Center vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business.

Physical Demands:

  • This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

To apply: Visit the Cincinnati Nature Center's Career Opportunities page.
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