Get College Credit! Internships are available for students and are usually given preference for hiring. Both positions require kayak guiding.
Photographer / Communications Coordinator:
3 Full Time (30 – 50 hrs / week), Internships available
Starting at $12-$15
If you enjoy juggling, photography, creative marketing, socializing, Facebook, Instagram, writing, and talking, this position is for you.
Photography, Marketing & Communications Time Frame:
Full Time Position:
~May to labor Day
This can be flexible, dependent on internship requirements and if you have another job. Priority for internship positions will be given to those applicants willing to fulfill full time work.
Photography, Marketing & Communications Requirements:
- Photography experience.
- A major or direction towards communications, sales, business, marketing, or advertising.
- Enjoy updating online communities (Blog, Facebook, Email).
- Quick wits and humor is a must.
- Ability to handle fast-paced environment.
- Ability to prioritize and switch gears when needed.
- Organized & creative individual.
- Forward thinker who takes initiative.
- Prior PR and event experience a plus.
- Good writing and researching skills are a must.
- Be a proactive, creative, intelligent, and persistent self-starter.
- Be hard working, have tenacity, enthusiasm, and honesty.
- Pay Per Click / Google Adwords / Analytics / SEO management a plus.
Photography, Marketing & Communications Benefits:
Benefits include access to company kayaking gear on a space available basis (and according to skills), pro-deals on many brands of outdoor gear, free kayak and zip line trips, improving your kayaking, sailing, and kitesurfing and the chance to work with a fun group of individuals. Access to kayaks and equipment for personal and family/friend use. Academic credit for those seeking internships. Online / print published writings / photographs.
Photography, Marketing & Communications Duties:
This position entails all aspects of booking, selling, and capturing tour moments – from the second a potential customer finds out about our tours to when they arrive back at their home and are thanked for coming out with us. Day to day office administration, photography, advertising, marketing, networking, and events. The many details of this customer flow are detailed below.
Office staff will need to learn about the area and our program very quickly in order to sell our trips effectively. Behind the reservations desk, there are many detail orientated procedures. Telephone / online / walk-in reservation duties include providing program information and taking reservations with a simple phone script. Other office duties include word processing and other computer work, record keeping, brochure and photo mailings. You will need to be organized in order to keep the scheduling books in order and make sure that no trips are overbooked or double booked. When time permits, we are working on a graphics / videos / and other creative projects with all of our toys.
Field Program Support:
Facilitate communication of weather & pickups & drop offs between guides and drivers.
Advertising / Marketing / Journalist:
Develop and promote the domestic market (ie. locals and walk-in travellers) by maintaining public exposure to company literature (e.g. guerrilla marketing, posters, scheduled trip dates, and brochures) and by visiting local accommodation facilities (i.e. guest houses, hotels, resorts) on a regular basis to inform new arrivals of trip options. Create content to update to webpage / Facebook, work with web manager to update webpage daily. Maintain a personal logbook detailing work hours, guided day trips, events and any other pertinent information (e.g. weather conditions, stories, safety log). Host a trip blog, write stories for the local papers, submit entries to travel, adventure magazines, and newspapers. Develop ideas / programs to network with local ecological groups and nonprofits (Friends of Whitefish and Peninsula State Park, LNT, ACA).
Communications Wage: Starting wage for a communications/photography position is $12/hr.
We don’t give meaningless tasks to interns! This internship is in in-depth learning, experience, surprises, adventures and of coarse…school credit. If you need credit for a specific subject for an internship, but do not see it listed, let us know on the questionnaire, we are always looking for enthusiastic individuals with creative skills.
Internships for credit–
Internship positions may involve work in, education, environmental stewardship, marketing, advertising, journalism, photography, policy analysis, environmental regulation, advocacy, Tourism, Hospitality and outdoor recreation. 20-40 Hour Internship workweek. Time spent over 20 hours is not monetarily compensated, but is compensated in in-depth learning, experience, surprises, adventures and of coarse…school credit
Please educate yourself on Door County, Kayaking, local ecology and become prepared for a fun summer in the sun.
Colleges and universities frequently send us interns who are interested in pursuing a career as outdoor educators and/or administrators. Please let us and your education coordinator know if this opportunity interests you.
APPLY HERE: AWESOME SUMMER