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Retention & Marketing Intern, Camp Namanu

Essential Functions:


• Manage marketing and retention efforts for Camp Namanu, including creating stories and messages for our “Stay Connected” blog, generating email blasts, and managing referral incentives


• Work in conjunction with the Camp Director to conduct parent/camper evaluations at the end of each camp session; assist with data analysis


• In conjunction with the Camp Director and Vice President of Communications, develop a Retention Marketing Plan for Camp Namanu’s 2010-2011 season


• Act as the principal photographer for Camp Namanu, including managing photo releases, coordinating with the Communications team and uploading photos onto the Camp Fire website


Reports to: Resident Camp Director, Camp Namanu Works closely with: Vice President of Communications, Director of Namanu Facilities & Programs


Minimum Qualities and Qualifications: • Education or interest in marketing, communications, retention, and youth development • Ability to physically move around camp in order to interact with and photograph campers and staff • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and thorough understanding of Social Networking sites • Ability to pass a criminal background check


Preferred Skills and Attributes: • Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related field • Experience with creating marketing plans • Ability to interact well with a large age range of campers, staff, and parents • Photography experience • Understanding of Camp Namanu values and mission • Familiarity with basic outdoor education, camp, and service learning theory • Experience in a camp setting • Performs tasks well autonomously; works well as a member of a team • Takes initiative, solves problems, sees solutions • Interest in one’s own professional growth • Knowledge of youth development practices preferred


Additional: • Option of living on site during the summer resident camp season • Ability to work in downtown Portland one or two days every other week • Willingness to work a varied schedule that includes some weekend time • Other responsibilities as assigned or arise


Compensation & Schedule: Negotiable stipend for the 2010 summer season, based upon approximately 20 – 30 hours per week; good food and rustic lodging at Camp Namanu are available. The ideal candidate will be able to work from July through September.


Position is open until filled. We will be reviewing cover letters/resumes and inviting people for interviews on a revolving basis. For greatest consideration please send a cover letter and resume at your earliest convenience to Richard Dickinson at the address listed below, or as PDF or Word attachments to [email protected].


Camp Fire USA Portland Metro Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer