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Assistant Event/Outreach Coordinator (ID: 105802) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Hudson River Valley Greenway CC

625 Broadway, 4th Floor
Albany , NY 12207

Division/Unit: N/A

 

Web Site: http://www.hudsongreenway.ny.gov/(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

The Assistant Event/Outreach Coordinator will work with the Trails and Community Outreach Director to organize events
such as the annual Hudson River Valley Ramble, a nationallyrenowned
regional heritage and cultural event, and Path
Through History Weekends, a statewide celebration of New York's unique role in shaping America. Further duties may
include elements of regional planning. This internship will include elements of heritage and ecotourism,
communications,
design, publishing, and event planning. Tasks will include but are not limited to:
* Draft communications to event leaders, including soliciting for potential event leaders to submit event information to events
websites.
* Website management
* Review and edit webbased
event submissions, post to website and export for print production.
* Manage all distribution lists of event partners
* Coordinate event promotion with tourism agencies and groups including I Love NY and Hudson Valley Tourism, County
TPA's and other partners.
* Field inquiries for the booklet or additional information received via phone or the event email
account, process inquiries
and keep the event database updated.
* Assist in preparation of press releases.
* Content development/editing, design and ordering of promotional materials
* Coordinate distribution of promotional materials
* Search Greenway files for suitable photos and work with graphic designer for inclusion in the booklet.
* Assemble and distribute materials to event leaders.

 

Skills:

Excellent writing skills

Microsoft Office Suite

Adobe Professional

Constant Contact

 

Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Environmental Conservation, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Public Administration, Recreational Studies