WalkDenver is seeking an Events & Development Intern

by Jill Locantore on May 11, 2015

Apply by May 22, 2015

Part time (15 hours/week), May – August, unpaid
Supervision: Development Director

The ideal candidate for this position is someone that is skilled at organizing events, and comfortable working with different people in person, by phone, and through email. You will work closely with the WalkDenver Development Director, the volunteer board of directors and other volunteers. Your primary responsibility will be to help WalkDenver increase its funding base and connections to VIPs in the community. The most important component for this is our July 30 Gala at the Sie Film Center on Colfax. At the event we will have a video contest, speakers, food, drinks, and networking. This will help WalkDenver achieve its mission of making Denver the most walkable city in the country.

What you will learn

  • Fundraising for nonprofits
  • Building lasting relationships with VIPs
  • Working with local businesses, city agencies, and other leaders
  • Event organizing with a strong connection to programmatic activities

What we require

  • Strong communication skills via phone, in-person conversations, and by email
  • An ability to stay focused on tasks and be detailed oriented
  • Proficiency with Google Drive, spreadsheets, and other products
  • Experience organizing and training volunteers

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Frank Locantore at frank.locantore@walkdenver.org by Friday, May 22.  

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