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Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED)


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May 1, 2020
August 15, 2020
April 1, 2020
40 hours per week, 10 weeks

OVERVIEW

MACED is looking for a highly motivated individual to join its Enterprise Development (ED) Team as a summer intern. The intern will assist the Enterprise Development Team’s efforts to coordinate and administer MACED’s annual client survey and assist with other projects in accordance with MACED’s mission and values. This paid internship is a 40 hour per week position.

BACKGROUND

The Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) is a 43-year-old multi-strategy economic development organization that seeks to transition Eastern Kentucky’s economy into a just and sustainable post-coal future. We work with people and places in Central Appalachia and Kentucky to build a strong and diverse economy, increased family well-being, healthy and protected land, air and water, and an effective and accountable democracy.

MACED is a fast-paced, dynamic and growing organization with a 32-person staff that manages over $33 million in total assets. MACED seeks to make meaningful progress towards a Just Appalachian Transition through the following core strategies: 1) investing capital in local enterprises and communities, 2) demonstrating local-sector development ideas, 3) engaging in research, communications and advocacy for policy and narrative change, and 4) building entrepreneurial and leadership capacity.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:

Working with MACED staff to coordinate an annual client survey, including:

  • Assisting with re-designing ED’s approach to gathering client feedback.
  • Updating survey documents and tracking tools.
  • Refining client data.
  • Distributing surveys to clients.
  • Collecting completed surveys and updated financial information from clients.
  • Following up by phone or in person to obtain outstanding survey information (travel, including overnight travel may be required).
  • Tracking distribution and collection of the surveys.
  • Compiling data collected with the survey.
  • Assisting with evaluating the implications of the information gathered.
  • Summarizing and presenting the key survey findings.
  • Assisting with other projects in accordance with MACED’s mission and values.
  • Practice safety in all aspects of the job.
  • Other duties as assigned.


OVERVIEW

MACED is looking for a highly motivated individual to join its Enterprise Development (ED) Team as a summer intern. The intern will assist the Enterprise Development Team’s efforts to coordinate and administer MACED’s annual…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Paid

Benefits

This is a paid, 10 week, 40 hour per week internship. Hourly rate will be based on experience. Some benefits will apply. The internship is based in Berea, Kentucky. Berea is a beautiful, small college town, less than an hour south of Lexington, on the edge of the Appalachian region. MACED is an equal opportunity employer. MACED is committed to principles of diversity and equity and encourages applications from all people.

This is a paid, 10 week, 40 hour per week internship. Hourly rate will be based on experience. Some benefits will apply. The internship is based in Berea, Kentucky. Berea is a beautiful…

How to Apply

Please e-mail your resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter specifically explaining why you are a good fit for this position to internships@maced.org. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be considered until the position is filled. For more information about MACED, visit www.maced.org. Please no drop-ins.

Please e-mail your resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter specifically explaining why you are a good fit for this position to internships…

Location

Berea, KY

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