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Ecotourism and Marketing Volunteer/Intern

Hiring Organization:
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Date Posted:
2018-08-29

Position Description:
Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary operates dynamic volunteer, internship and research programs to national and international volunteers and students.

Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is looking for an Ecotourism & Marketing Volunteer/Intern who can commit to a minimum of three months but preferably 6 months.

The chosen candidate will learn about and assist with all aspects of the sanctuary's ecotourism projects, marketing, partnership development, media promotion and fundraising activities related to chimpanzee and community conservation.

You will assist with all on-site ecotourism activities which include interacting with visitors on sanctuary tours, hosting ecolodge guests and events, assisting with forest hikes and engaging visitors and guests in our conservation work via educational presentations/talks.

You will assist with all aspects of ecotourism partnership development, volunteer program development, social and mass media marketing and marketing material development.

You will assist with research into new avenues/platforms for marketing, promotion and fundraising.

You will assist the management team to design, implement and promote new ecotourism events and projects, and fundraising campaigns.

You will assist with website development, public relations tasks and administration as required.

Qualifications/Experience:
We are seeking a professional/student with the relevant qualifications/experience, who is looking to develop their existing skill set.
An interest/experience in wildlife conservation is essential.
Previous experience in ecotourism is preferable.
Photography and graphic design skills are preferable.

Salary/funding:
This is a volunteer position - no salary is available.

Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Dependant on skills and experience.

Term of Appointment:
3-6 months minimum

Application Deadline:
None

Comments:
To apply, please email your CV and brief cover letter to info@tacugama.com

Contact Information:
Alice Slade
PO Box 469
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Telephone Number:
+232 (0) 30496209

Website:
http://www.tacugama.com

E-mail Address:
info@tacugama.com

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