Development/Communications Intern will assume the following primary responsibilities: 1. Assist Development with the management of our membership program, adopt-a turtle program and preparation/day of management of weekly 5 K run/walk. Create and host a fundraiser for the Bald Head Island Conservancy. Assist development with various fundraisers and outreach events. 2. Assist with the development of marketing strategies for promoting the Bald Head Island Conservancy. Execute these concepts and strategies through community outreach to on-island organizations, general public, members, and donors. Develop content for and manage promotional materials including print and electronic newsletters and social media stories, media releases, island reports and other materials as needed. For a description, visit ?www.bhic.org/news and check out our various social media accounts – accessible through the BHIC homepage. Position Responsibilities Though job titles vary (Sea Turtle, Education, Conservation, Retail, and Marketing/ Development Intern), all summer interns will be crossed-trained and expected to assist in numerous Conservancy activities. All interns: ? Promote the Conservancy"s mission of island-wide conservation and preservation (see www.bhic.org/about-us?) ? Work the Conservancy"s front information desk by greeting visitors, providing excellent customer service, signing the public up for programs, selling memberships, teaching about Conservancy animals and exhibits, and assisting with opening and closing duties ? Assist with conservation projects and responses to wildlife emergency calls (see www.bhic.org/conservation?) ? Lead public sea turtle walk program (9:00 pm – 12:00 am) for Conservancy members and assist with sea turtle nest excavations by educating attendees on the sea turtle protection program (see? ?www.bhic.org/sea-turtle-protection-program?) ? Assist with animal husbandry and maintenance of animal exhibits (terrestrial, freshwater, & saltwater) and classroom spaces ? Assist with special events including Turtle Trot 5K events, Lectures, and Annual 4th of July Picnic ? Help with other duties associated with non-profit business activities including mail, recycling, facilities maintenance, assisting in Turtle Central Gift Shop, etc.

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