Development and Special Events Internship - FALL 2013

Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

Long-Term Project

Date and Location
09/09/2013 - 12/13/2013
Days of Work: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Time(s) of Day: Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Address: 185 Park Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903

Project Details
Project Category: Internship (Unpaid)
Weekly Hours: 18-24
People Needed: 1-2
Seeking: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Project Description

Duties Include: - Seeking out and contacting potential sponsors - Contacting members, special event participants, etc. - Maintain membership and animal adoptions databases, including issuing cards to new members and sending out animal adoption packages - Research new fundraising opportunities - Helping to plan, organize, and run special events - Participate in on and off-site marketing efforts - Research and develop new marketing campaigns and ideas - Interns may have the opportunity to get involved with the zoo’s social media efforts and other marketing tasks - Help out with the Education Department when needed Opportunities are available to gain insight into development of the zoo and its’ special events. Interns will be directly involved in all aspects of special events including planning, organizing, running, and clean up. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills are a must due to involvement with the public. Applicants with prior event planning, sales, or marketing experience are preferred.

Training Required: NO
Immunization Proof: NO
Application Needed: YES (please contact:

Project Contact Information
Project Contact

Contact Name
Melissa Grippin (Volunteer Coordinator)


607-724-5461 ext.235

Mailing Address
185 Park Ave
Binghamton, NY 13903

Additional Contact

Contact Name
Toby Rice (Marketing and Special Events Coordinator)


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Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park

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