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

Graphic Design Intern
Job Title: Graphic Design Intern

Compensation: Unpaid

Timeframe: Up to 15 hours per week, June 4 – August 31

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator, Director of Community Engagement

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 June 4 – August 31

Responsibilities:

Design clear and engaging graphic communications for print and internet use Work closely with Community Engagement 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 graphics projects in social media initiatives, utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress, YouTube, Pinterest to promote adoptable animals and SICSA programs/events Assist with other areas of Community Engagement 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, 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:          May 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 an Associate’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.

Volunteer Relations Intern
Job Title:                 Volunteer Relations Intern

Compensation:     Unpaid

Time Frame:          January 2019 – April 2019

Reports To:            Volunteer Coordinator/Director of Community Engagement

General Scope: Responsible for assisting the Volunteer Coordinator in maintaining the Volunteer database and day-to-day volunteer management tasks. The position reports to the Volunteer Coordinator and works closely with many departments, including Special Events and Marketing.

Essential Function/Major Responsibilities:

Work with Volgistics database & MailChimp software Organize and prepare for fundraising events Create and manage Excel spreadsheets Return e-mails and phone calls Stock and maintain orders Assist with special projects, as needed Specific Job Skills:

Must be an organized individual Excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and strong written communication skills Able to positively contribute to a team dynamic 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 an Associate’s Degree or higher Must be proficient in Microsoft Office- Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Jenna Jones, Volunteer Coordinator at jjonoes@sicsa.org.

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