SAGE – PR

Posted on February 23rd, 2011

Organization Description:
Studies Abroad for Global Education (SAGE Program) is a local educational non-profit organization located in Old Town Square, Fort Collins. For over 18 years, SAGE has been sending high school students to study and travel abroad on transformative, life changing experiences. Our programs are specifically designed to inform, challenge, inspire and engage students to become active global citizens.

SAGE’s 3 major divisions are:
1) Study Abroad Program to India for high school and Gap students
2) Volunteer/Gap Service Learning Projects in India, Costa Rica, Chile and Argentina
3) Group Travel Abroad for school groups interested in traveling abroad to over 12 worldwide destinations

This would be an exciting internship opportunity as our organization is rapidly growing and would appreciate an intern to help foster this growth.

Job Concept
This internship is designed to help SAGE better identify and meet its goals in three important areas: (a) Marketing (designing and developing a marketing plan); (b) Public Relations (design effective campaign and implementation); and (c) Outreach Development (Social Media)

Skill Requirements
1. Excellent computer/web research skills
2. Excellent writing skills
3. Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Physical Job Requirements
1. Work out of SAGE office in Old Town Square, Fort Collins.

Other Job Requirements
1. Strong work ethic
2. Responsible time-management
3. High motivation
4. Strong desire to gain practical work experience with a local non-profit
5. Ability to work independently

Job Responsibilities
1. Conduct research and compile results/reports
2. Attend staff meetings
3. Meet with partner organizations to develop joint marketing ideas
4. Other duties as needed

Learning Benefits for Student
1. Practical real-world work experience with a local non-profit
2. Experience designing a marketing plan, PR campaign and developing social media skills
3. Valuable work experience for your resume
4. Professional references

How to Apply
Interested applicants should contact Ruth Brodeen, SAGE Program Coordinator, RUTH@SAGEPROGRAM.ORG or 970-482-3188. Please submit a Resume and a Cover Letter stating why you are interested in this position, and how many hours you are willing to commit.

Deadline to Apply
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information
Name: Hailey McDonald
Title: Marketing and Outreach Coordinator
Company: Studies Abroad for Global Education
Address: 19 Old Town Square, Suite 238, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone #: 970 – 482-3188
Fax #: 970-482-0251
E-mail: HAILEY@SAGEPROGRAM.ORG