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Public Relations InternKeep Alachua County Beautiful

Posted: May 01, 2014
ID 744079 DIVISION N/A
JOB FUNCTION Event Services POSITION TYPE Internship
SALARY LEVEL 0 REQUISITION # 1
DESIRED START DATE May 1, 2014 DURATION Flexible
APPROXIMATE HOURS PER WEEK 10-20 TRAVEL PERCENTAGE No Travel
POSITION DESCRIPTION

Assists the Executive Director for Keep Alachua County Beautiful in preparing factual materials and proposals and plans the agenda for the board members. Prepares promotional materials for ongoing beautification, recycling and litter prevention programs including Adopt-A-Street, the Great American Cleanup, electronics recycling, Medication Disposal Day Events, and graffiti abatement. 
Researches, writes, manages, administers, tracks and reports on all available grant opportunities (community improvement, environmental, recycling and beautification). Databases, tracks and calculates required metrics on an ongoing basis; develops and prepares required periodic reports for Keep Florida Beautiful, Keep America Beautiful, and Great American Cleanup to ensure KACB maintains an "Affiliate in Good Standing" status. Prepares, writes, submits and presents KACB related agenda items and/or proclamations. Administers KACB website, KACB Facebook and KACB newsletter. Prepares, completes, and submits applicable annual reports and award applications. Schedules presentations to schools, businesses, and community organizations. Performs other related duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATION
Junior or Senior in Communications, Journalism, Environmental Science or related field. Microsoft Office Skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Enthusiasm for environmental quality programs.
LOCATION
no
Gainesville
Florida
United States
DESIRED MAJOR(S)
Business Administration/Business Administration - MBA, Journalism & Communications, College of/Advertising, Journalism & Communications, College of/Journalism, Journalism & Communications, College of/Mass Communication, Journalism & Communications, College of/Public Relations, Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of/Family, Youth, & Community Sciences, Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of/Natural Resource Conservation, Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of/Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of/Environmental Science, Agricultural & Life Sciences, College of/Interdisciplinary Ecology, Design, Construction & Planning, College of/ Urban & Regional Planning, Design, Construction & Planning, College of/Sustainability & the Built Environment
WORK AUTHORIZATION
Currently authorized to work in the United States with no restrictions 
 

(May 6, 2014) Alpha Phi Omega, a service organization at the University of Florida, was awarded an E.T. York Work of Heart Award. Keep Alachua County Beautiful nominated APO for this award based on their invaluable service removing litter from right-of-ways and their support for the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. Here is APO president Talhah Siraj (r) with Mick Hubert (l), the "Voice of the Florida Gators."

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