ACI Participant (Full Time) - Kauai Community Science Center, Marketing Internship

Oct 07 2020
Aloha Connects Innovation Program - Kauai |Honolulu|Full Time, $18.00 - $22.00 / hour
Job Description

Kauai Community Science Center

KCSC Marketing Director


The Kauai Community Science Center fosters student interests through the lens of science. No matter the subject, there is science in it and a potential career pathway as well. KCSC connects science and community through collaborative relationships between Kauai students, teachers, and professionals on Kauai and beyond in order to improve career-connected learning outcomes for students. Student learning will drive community engagement as well as increased access to science content and activities You can learn more on ourKCSC Website.


As a new organization we need support in promoting our organization and also building our organization internally. With this in mind we are seeking a fulltime marketing professional to support KCSC during this critical formative period.




Dates of Service: September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

Position Responsibilities:

·      Design and present social media content / campaigns.

·      Help with the planning, hosting and marketing events.

·      Assist with daily administrative duties.

·      Perform market analysis and research on latest trends in the science center, STEAM and mobile science community.

·      Prepare promotional collateral, flyers, advertisements, presentations and website content.

·      Manage production of quarterly KCSC NEWSletter.

·      Support development of communications around KCSC organizational elements like core values, key messages and outreach plans.

·      Facilitate employee training in KCSC organizational information.

·      Participate in collaboration with Fujita & Miura Public Relations, FMPR thru December 18, 2020.

·      May participate and assist with live, STEAM hands-on learning activities for participants of all ages via the KCSC HOTspot.

·      Communicate with people and address questions as they arise.

·      Collaborate with staff and partner organizations to develop and support STEAM projects as well as the dissemination of other related information and resources from non-STEAM partner organizations.

·      May need to drive KCSC HOTspot, a Ford Transit Cargo Van.



Position Requirements:

·      Be at least 18 years old on their first day of service.

·      Have a valid Hawaii Driver’s License.

·      Be able to provide documentation of their right to work in the United States.

·      Have a high school diploma or high school equivalency

·      Applicants must meet the standards of the State of Hawaii background check requirements which includes sex offender registry check, state criminal history registry check, and FBI fingerprint-based check.

·      Dress appropriately; i.e., in the KCSC uniform.

Preferred Qualifications:

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·      Skilled in managing social media accounts and content development.

·      Four-year degree in marketing, communications, business management or related field.

·      Interest in science and related fields is a plus, but not required.

·      Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

·      Access to a reliable vehicle or method of transportation.

·      Strong organizational skills.

·      Technology literate with the ability to use virtual meeting platforms and online programs.

Compensation: Job Type: Full-time, 40 hours/week, $15.75/hour


·      Medical Benefits through 2020 with the Aloha Connect Program.

·      Stipend for Personal Development / Education Courses during 2020 through Aloha Connect Program.

·      We offer a friendly and fun team environment fueled by mutual respect and personal regard.

·      Make and Tinker: Learn to operate basic maker tools, including 3-d printers and laser cutters.

·      Contribute to the development of a STEAM mobile resource and the development of the Kauai Community Science Center organization.


·      Although KCSC HOTspot will follow a set, to-be-determined schedule for WIFI service, flexibility will be required due to evolving Covid-19 rules. There is flexibility to work remotely.

Covid-19 Considerations:

·      KCSC will require social distancing, the use of masks and any other requirements defined by at our workplace and any place that we operate. Masks, hand-sanitizer and a washing station will be provided. KCSC will adhere to all county and state Covid-19 rules, whichever is stricter.

·      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification. It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory, or all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this description. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.