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Fall Brand Ambassador for Wildlife Conservation Society


Wildlife Conservation Society - 96 Elephants

Company Info
Locations

Berkeley, CA (all 8 locations)
Berkeley, CA
Boston, MA
Boulder, CO
Madison, WI
New York, NY
Raleigh, NC
Tucson, AZ
Tuscaloosa, AL

Desired Degree

Bachelor's

Start Date

Flexible

Paid?

Yes

Responsibilities

Are you passionate...someone who cares deeply about important causes? Do you want to make the world a better place? And do you really like elephants?

If so, we want to partner with you to help save endangered elephants as a brand ambassador for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) 96 Elephants campaign! AroundCampus Group, LLC (AC) is bringing the 96 Elephants campaign to your campus, and is looking for enthusiastic, driven, and well-connected college students to raise awareness about the 96 elephants that are killed every day in Africa for their ivory. AC is offering paid part-time positions during the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester.

As a brand ambassador you will:

  • Work with an AC campaign manager to provide insight into your campus and develop a marketing plan specifically for your school

  • Spread awareness of the campaign through:

1) Reaching out to your fellow college students

2) Flyering and chalking campus

3) Creating unique on-campus experiences to generate buzz & increase awareness on campus

4) Planning experiential marketing activities like tabling, Greekhouse/dorm visits, and announcements to student groups

5) Handing out tons of cool free stuff (as well as getting some swag yourself!)

6) Posting and sharing relevant info on your own social media accounts during the campaign

  • Participate in a virtual training session to learn tips & tricks about campus marketing, and details about 96 Elephants

  • Improve your marketing, communication, event management, and leadership skills

  • Gain experience working independently and as a team member

  • Work part-time, 6-8 hours/week for the duration of the campaign

  • Self-report all campaign activities through photos and feedback surveys

  • Help save elephants!

Qualifications

  • You’re a self-starter, highly motivated, and energetic

  • You’re a strong communicator, have great public speaking skills, and are adaptable

  • You’re reliable – you can get things done without direct supervision

  • You’re effective at multi-tasking and have the ability to actually meet deadlines

  • You’re well-connected, are an active member in student groups or clubs, and know your campus inside & out

  • You’re extremely active on several social media sites

  • You have access to a smart phone and/or tablet

Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Have a passion for animals & wildlife conservation efforts

  • Have experience organizing events on your college campus

  • Have previous brand ambassador, event planning, promotion, or social media marketing experience

  • Are a sophomore standing or higher (first years may still apply!

Compensation

Ambassadors will be paid a fixed hourly rate, plus incentives for achieving campaign goals.

About Wildlife Conservation Society - 96 Elephants

Who we are

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), founded in 1895, saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature. To achieve our mission, WCS, based at the Bronx Zoo, harnesses the power of its Global Conservation Program in nearly 60 nations and in all the world’s oceans and its five wildlife parks in New York City, visited by 4 million people annually.

With a commitment to protect 50 percent of the world’s biodiversity, we address four of the biggest issues facing wildlife and wild places: climate change; natural resource exploitation; the connection between wildlife health and human health; and the sustainable development of human livelihoods. While taking on these issues, we manage more than 200 million acres of protected lands around the world, with more than 200 scientists on staff.

Our history, dating back to ensuring the survival of the American bison, inspires our work each day. We hope our work in turn inspires millions to take action to protect the natural resources that are so important to all life on our fragile Earth. By discovering how to save nature we can inspire everyone to work with us to protect wildlife in the last wild places on earth.