Employment

Our employees make a difference! We have many opportunities throughout the year for dedicated, passionate people who want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals and touch the lives of countless families.

 

Current Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Internships

Marketing / Graphic Design Intern
Job Title:                    Graphic Design Intern Compensation:        Unpaid Timeframe:               Up to 10 hours per week, January 1 – May 30 Reports to:                Marketing Coordinator     The SICSA Pet Adoption Center is seeking a graphic design intern to assist in the development and implementation of promotional campaigns aimed at increasing community engagement and helping SICSA save more animal lives. This is a temporary, unpaid, part-time position from January 1 – May 30     Responsibilities:
  • Design clear and engaging graphic communications for print and internet use
  • Work closely with Philanthropy department to translate messaging concepts into effective marketing materials
  • Design promotional materials in a look consistent with SICSA’s branding
  • Assist in development and implementation of graphic projects in social media initiatives, utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, WordPress, Vimeo, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, and Reddit to promote adoptable animals and SICSA programs/events
  • Assist with other areas of Philanthropy when needed
    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Must be a high-energy, creative, and enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and strong written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and ability to take direction and feedback
  • Solid organization and prioritizing abilities
  • Flexible with schedule and in a fast-paced work environment; able to identify challenges and come up with solutions quickly and effectively
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish tasks within a designated timeframe
  • Must have a philosophy consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization
  • Access to a computer with graphic design and layout software is preferred but not required
    Education and/or Experience:
  • Pursuing a degree or having 1-2 years’ experience in graphic design, marketing, or communications
  • Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and/or Photoshop
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Extensive experience with social media required
  • Photography experience a plus
    How to Apply: All interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Lindsey Hasbrouck, Marketing Coordinator, lhasbrouck@sicsa.org, or mail to SICSA Pet Adoption Center, ATTN: Lindsey Hasbrouck, 2600 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, OH 45419.
Special Events Intern

Job Title:                 Special Events Intern

Compensation:     Unpaid

Time Frame:          April 2018 – December 2018

Reports To:            Special Events Coordinator/Director of Community Engagement

 

General Scope: Responsible for assisting in the development and execution of multiple initiatives within  the SICSA Pet Adoption Center’s annual fundraising strategy, including major events, sponsorship solicitation,  and all third-party/community fundraising projects. The position reports to the Special Events Coordinator and works closely with many departments, including Volunteers and Marketing. 

Essential Function/Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Help plan, promote, and coordinate SICSA’s annual major fundraising events, including The Cat’s Meow, Lift Your Leg, and other fundraising events
  • Assist in the recruiting, training, and thanks needed for special event and development volunteers and committee members
  • Supports other SICSA Events and Activities as needed/requested/designated, particularly in the Community Engagement department

 

Specific Job Skills:

 

  • Must be a high-energy, creative, and enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and strong written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and ability to take direction and feedback
  • Solid organization and prioritizing abilities
  • Must be comfortable making phone calls, speaking with strangers, and talking with large groups
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team to accomplish tasks within a designated timeframe
  • Must have a philosophy consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of the organization

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Samantha Moser, Special Events Coordinator at smoser@sicsa.org.

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