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Saturday, September 08, 2012

Erik’s Ranch & Retreats - Communications Internship

Erik’s Ranch & Retreat is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides safe
and unequaled living, working, social and recreational opportunities for young
adults with autism at our two properties – Erik’s Retreat in Edina, Minnesota and
Erik’s Ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana. We are seeking a communications
professional who is self-motivated, detail oriented, and has exceptional writing
skills. Our ideal candidate will be excited about this rewarding volunteer
opportunity, recognizing the impact of his/her contribution to our important
mission. The position is 20 hours, have a flexible work schedule, and will be based
in Edina, Minnesota.

Summary/Job Responsibilities:
  • Read and outline foundation guidelines and requirements
  • Write foundation grant proposals and letters of inquiry
  • Manage the foundation grant proposal process – manage deadlines and data entry
  • Compose and create marketing materials for various audiences
  • Compose communications to a variety of stakeholders
  • Assist with administrative tasks as necessary
Job requirements:
  • Experience in marketing communications and business
  • English or journalism major
  • Conscientious and detail oriented
  • Quick learner and self-motivated
  • Professional with the ability to move from task to task quickly and efficiently
  • Being able to effectively communicate to various audiences
  • Analytical
Please send your resume’ to if you are interested
in applying for this position. Please be prepared to share a sample of your writing.