Customer Connections Business Outreach Internship

Posted on August 11th, 2014

JOB DESCRIPTION
This is an unpaid internship assisting Fort COllins Utilities Customer Connections business outreach team with their efforts to support business partnerships and further promote existing programs through targeted outreach and engagement.

LOCATION
• 700 Wood Street (USC-Utilities Service Center)

PRIMARY ACTIVITIES
• Place phone calls and send follow up emails to prospective and existing partners.
• Log critical communications in myClimateWise database and other program documents.
• Meet regularly with business outreach team to discuss priorities.
• Eligible to participate in ClimateWise Business Support Volunteer Program (12 hours total)
• Assist with research to identify prospective business outreach opportunities and re-engagement of partners in ClimateWise program.
• Assist with related event logistics.
• Additional tasks as assigned.

EXPECTATIONS
• Strong writing, communication, research skills and professional presence.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, email and internet search engines.
• Responsible, organized, detail-oriented, motivated and creative with the ability to work independently and multi-task.
• Interest in conservation and/or sustainability and serving the business community.

TIME COMMITMENT AND AVAILABILITY
• Fall/Spring/Summer Semester (based on CSU calendar). Other options are also available.
• Typical assignments occur M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm. Flexible schedule within those hours
• 10 hours per week

BENEFITS TO INTERN
• Working for a good cause! Valuable learning opportunity with respected, award-winning program.
• Development of business acumen and communications/outreach skills.
• Academic and community service credit available when all criteria are met.
• Limited access to City personal and professional development opportunities.
• Full access to ClimateWise educational opportunities (with supervisor’s consent)
• Access to City application system and select internal opportunities.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES REQUIRED
• None

To apply for the Customer Connections Business Outreach internship, submit an application, letter of interest and resume to Pete Iengo, piengo@fcgov.com. Your letter of interest should address your experience and abilities related to the PRIMARY ACTIVITIES and EXPECTATIONS listed in this description.

Thank you for your interest. To learn more about Fort Collins Utilities and business related programs such as ClimateWise, visit fcgov.com/utilities.