Duck Internship


General Responsibilities

Promotional Events

  • Assist in development of promotional schedule (concerts, festivals, sporting events, corporate events, etc.)
  • Ability to interact with event attendees, visitors, corporate staff, etc.
  • Must be comfortable handling sales function at promotional events
  • Establish communication with event volunteers if needed
  • Confirm all event details (date, time, contact information, etc.) in writing with volunteers and event staff
  • Complete event recap report
  • Prepare and send acknowledgements to volunteers and event staff
  • Serve as “Splash”, our duck mascot, at promotional events. This involves wearing branded costume and interacting with guests.

Financial Protocols

  • Prepare financial reconciliations for all duck adoptions generated by mail as well as at promotional events
  • Deposit funds as directed and transmit reports to finance department in the Normal office
  • Maintain accurate financial records in both paper and electronic formats
  • Track all personal expenses and receipts and submit expense report every other week

Other Duties

  • Data entry, mailings, mascot recruitment, costume maintenance
  • Track and report souvenir sales, keep updated inventory of merchandise and fulfill souvenir orders on a regular basis
  • Support Marketing & Development staff on an as-needed basis in other responsibilities as assigned
  • Set up sales opportunities for duck teams.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong multi-tasking and time management skills , detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be comfortable handling sales function at promotional events
  • Outgoing personality, interact effectively with staff, volunteers, event attendees
  • Experience in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Must have your own car and possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record; There will be use of company car/van at times
  • Must be comfortable driving/parking in downtown Chicago
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs comfortably
  • Must be available some nights, weekends and for overtime if necessary

Work Schedule

  • Based out of Lombard, IL with evenings, weekends and overtime as the position demands.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Shelley Chenoweth Director, Corporate Partnerships, via email at, or mail to 500 Waters Edge, Suite 100, Lombard, IL.  No phone calls please.