Zoo New England Development and Marketing Internship


Description: Zoo New England is seeking an intern to assist with a variety of projects in the Development and Marketing departments.

Potential Duties/Projects:
The Development and Marketing Intern will have an opportunity to learn the various types of marketing and communication methods necessary for planning and executing special events, as well as assist in other on-going projects within the departments.  The Development and Marketing departments of Zoo New England are very diverse, so the intern can expect to provide assistance in several different areas.  Zoo New England encourages the intern to partake in a variety of new and exciting tasks that may include:

  • Learning about and assisting in all the stages of special events planning and execution (including helping to conceptualize the theme of an event, coordinating logistics and assisting with the execution of the event).
  • Assisting with marketing and public relations tasks that may include creating promotional flyers for marketing events, organizing press clippings, updating web listings and providing other marketing/PR support as needed.
  • Gaining valuable Development skills for work in nonprofit organizations (which may include training and knowledge of Raisers Edge).

The dates and hours of this internship are flexible; however, the intern must be available for occasional weekend and evening events. Hours are TBD depending on applicant’s schedule, but will range from 15 to 30 hours per week. Regular Zoo office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

An interest and/or undergraduate coursework in Marketing, Communications, Event Planning, Public Relations and Nonprofit Organizations

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Computer literate, with knowledge of both Microsoft Word and Excel

Job Type: Part-Time Unpaid Internship

How to Apply: Please email your resume to

Angela Caputo

Marketing & Special Events Coordinator

Zoo New England (Franklin Park Zoo – Stone Zoo)

One Franklin Park Road

Boston, MA 02121

tel: (617) 989-2015

fax: (617) 989-2025



Posted on October 11, 2011, in Public Relations/Event Planning. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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