Current Opening: Events & Marketing Assistant

Job Description

The Events & Marketing Assistant will help with the management and coordination of The Summit Foundation’s Great Rubber Duck Race. The Great Rubber Duck Race is The Summit Foundation’s largest fund-raising event which aims to raise over $150,000 for The Foundation while dropping more than 10,000 rubber ducks into the Blue River on Saturday September 3, 2022. From July 11th, 2022, until the day of the event, the Events & Marketing Assistant will support a variety of pre-promotional activities, including, but not limited to, rubber duck sales/adoptions, collection of social media content, collection of winning prizes, and “Flocking” fundraising initiatives where you will place ducks in potential donor’s lawns. This position will also provide support to Summit Foundation staff for day of race execution.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist and coordinate with the Events Manager leading up to and day of event.
  • Coordinate and execute “Flocking” events by placing several ducks in potential donor’s lawns.
  • Hang event posters throughout the county.
  • Collect and compose social media content for the Marketing Manager.
  • Coordinate logistics of duck sales at events in locations throughout Summit County.
  • Sell Business Battle Ducks to county companies.
  • Solicit and collect prizes from county businesses for Duck Race winners.
  • Assist with event day (September 3, 2022).


  • Must be available July 11th, 2022 through September 7th, 2022.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point).
  • Must have a valid Colorado driver’s license.
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle. Mileage for on-the-job travel is reimbursed; larger vehicle recommended to carry flocking & event materials.
  • Graduation from high school recommended. Related university degree preferred. Events, communication, marketing and/or public relations experience desirable.
  • Hours will typically be Monday-Friday, part time flexible. Some evening and weekend work hours will be required occasionally.

Hours & Pay

Hours: Part-time, mostly flexible. Around 20 Hr/Wk in July increasing to 30-40 Hr/Wk in August with additional hours closer to the event.
Pay Rate: $20-25/Hr DOE

Application Process

Please submit resume or email describing interest and any relevant experience to Ashley Zimmerman, Events Manager, by Friday, May 20, 2022.