• GOTNV Intern

    Doyon, Limited
    Job Description
    Under the supervision of the Village Outreach Liaison, the Get Out the Native Vote (GOTNV) Intern will gain valuable experience learning about the current business environment, as well as policies that affect Doyon, Limited’s business activities. Intern will work closely with Vice President of External Affairs and other Doyon staff on a number of projects based on applicant’s interests. One of the primary focuses of this internship will involve a large-scale project encompassing all aspects of planning and coordinating a large voter campaign initiative, which includes event planning, marketing and social media outreach, campaign communications, data analysis, and Doyon public events.

    • Plan, coordinate, and manage GOTNV events with partner staff

    • Participate in post event evaluations

    • Prepare GOTNV articles for monthly e-newsletter and bi-monthly printed newsletter

    • Prepare GOTNV content for the corporate website, Doyon Facebook profile and employee intranet

    • Prepare GOTNV content for GOTNV Facebook profile

    • Coordinate volunteers and booth representatives for voter registration drives

    • Assist in designing and developing GOTNV posters, booth materials and voter information materials for shareholders and the public

    • Other duties as assigned


    • Commitment to Excellence – Identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations.

    • Corporate Values- Understand, embraces, and integrates Doyon corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities.

    • Customer Services – Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external clients.

    • Teamwork – Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization.


    • Administrative Skills- Performs a variety of responsible and confidential office, clerical and professional administrative duties.

    • Attention to Detail- Ensures one's own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate.

    • Communication Skills- Listens, writes, and speaks effectively, and positively relates and interacts with co-workers and others

    • Independence- Works with minimal supervision.

    • Time Management- Manages time effectively when accomplishing tasks, projects, and goals.

    • Planning and Organizing- Systematically develops plans, prioritizes, organizes and manages resources in order to accomplish business goals within a specific time period.

    • Problem Solving- Anticipates and identifies problems, distinguishes between symptoms and causes, and determines alternative solutions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk.

    • Willingness to Learn- Willing to learn new skills or techniques to meet the demanding changes of job duties and responsibilities.

    • Safety and Security – Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers.
    • Sophomore or higher in good standing

    • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA

    • Must be a Doyon Shareholder

    • Strong communications. writing, planning and organizational skills

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications


    • Intern will obtain essential skills in organizing, planning, writing, researching and networking.

    • WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities and abilities.
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing less than forty pounds. [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].

      REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

      PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.

      This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

      A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

      This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.
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