Internship: Festival Assistant (PT)

CRESTED BUTTE WILDFLOWER FESTIVAL

Festival Assistant (Part Time)

 

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director & Director, this 40-hour, hands-on internship will run from July 3-14. Intern will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the festival in the days leading up to and through the festival.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

Customer Service (approx. 20 hours):

  • Assist the Customer Service Specialist in answering inquiries and processing registrations via phone/email/in-person.
  • Assist Festival guests and instructors to help ensure programs run as smoothly as possible.

 

Social Media

  • Take pictures in and around festival for our photo library.

 

Merchandising (approx. 10 hours):

  • Assist in setting up the Blossom Boutique.
  • Manage inventory of the Blossom Boutique during the Festival.
  • Assist customers of the boutique with locating items, payment, gift wrapping purchases and answering any questions.

Misc. Festival Duties:

  • Assist with Festival set-up and take down.
  • Assist with special projects (i.e. Farmer’s Market, Member Appreciation Party)

 

Qualifications:

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status at Western State Colorado University with a 3.0 GPA or above.
  • Experience with retail, administration, and communications preferred with a track record of excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to jump in and take the lead on projects as needed.
  • First Aid and CPR Certified (or willingness to take the course in June)

 

Compensation:

  • $500 stipend (approx. $12.50/hour)
  • Additional income available by leading ID hikes and Garden Tours ($50/event)
  • Possibility of credit hours through Western State Colorado University

 

If you are interested in applying for this internship, please submit your cover letter and resume to lindsey@cbwildflower.com or call (970)349-2571 with any questions.