Administrative Assistant

We are seeking a self-motivated and detail orientated individual to assist with administrative responsibilities in our office:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this 100-hour, hands-on internship will run from August 19 – December 20th (approximately 6-8 hours per week). Intern will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day administrative tasks at the Wildflower Festival office. Travel to the Crested Butte office is required at least once per week. Email resume and cover letter to michelle@cbwildflower.com.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Customer Service:

  • Communicate with public: answer phone, mail, e-mail, and social media inquiries.
  • Assist participants with questions about Festival/pointing them to other appropriate resources if needed (lodging, Chamber, CBMR, Music Festival, etc.)
  • Learn and utilize our Event Management Software to manage customers, event registrations, merchandise orders, and refunds.
  • Prepare and ship online merchandise orders.

Social Media

  • Assist our Assistant Director with cataloguing photos for social media posts; prepare posts for publication.

Other:

  • Assist Executive Director and Assistant Director with annual fall membership drive.
  • Distribute flyers for poster contest and member drive to businesses in Crested Butte & Gunnison.
  • Assist with Boutique merchandise inventory – organize storage area.
  • Assist with special projects (poster contest, website updates, participant surveys, meeting planning, etc.) as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status at Western State Colorado University with a 3.0 GPA or above.
  • Experience with retail, administration, and communications preferred with a track record of excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Excel, Outlook and Google Drive/Docs/Sheets
  • Willingness to jump in and take the lead on projects as needed.

Compensation:

  • $1,300 stipend (approx. $13/hour)
  • Possibility of credit hours through Western State Colorado University