Calista Corporation Intern-Shareholder Services in Anchorage, Alaska

JOB SUMMARY This position participates in Calista’s 10-week Summer Internship Program from May 24, 2018-August 3, 2018.

The Shareholder Services Project Intern is responsible for assisting the Shareholder Services Department in developing communication tools and mechanisms to help Calista Shareholders and Descendants understand how the expanded stock enrollment program impacts them. This includes eligibility, program changes, and Calista’s role in the new program.


Customer Service and Administrative Support

  • Learn to serve as a culturally aware Calista and Shareholder Services liaison throughout the region, Company, with the media, and as a public figure.

  • Assist in developing Shareholder, and/or Descendant communications; may use online or social networking resources.

  • Answer incoming calls and directing calls appropriately.

  • Distribute mail.

  • Order office supplies when needed.

  • Operate a company vehicle to assist with errands, as needed.

  • Assist in targeted outreach efforts for Calista Shareholder Services stock wills.

Event Planning

  • Assist in the preparations of and activities associated with corporate and/or shareholder events including the annual meeting.

  • Assist the Shareholder Services Director in creating and maintaining a Department calendar.

  • Represent and promote Calista at various meetings and career fairs.

  • Assist in follow-up communications from community events.

Media Production

  • Assist the director in coordinating related public relations and promotional activities.

  • Produce numerous marketing materials such as ads, brochures, web-related materials, etc. with assistance from Supervisor.

  • Develop and implement consistent language in all customer interaction, including publications and marketing.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Considerable knowledge of personal computer use, including word processing and spreadsheet programs.

  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects.

  • Ability to follow instructions and work under constant supervision.

  • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.

  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.

  • Ability to work in a Native Corporation multi-business environment.

  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Currently enrolled in a college or vocational degree program and attending classes on a full-time basis.

  • Currently enrolled in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Public Relations, Rural Development or similar degree program or courses preferred.

  • Must possess a GPA of at least 2.0, and be in good academic standing.

  • Valid current Alaska Driver’s License with good driving record preferred.

  • Ability to speak Yup’ik preferred.

  • Ability to pass a background and drug screening.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Calista Corporation has a fast-paced, multi-tasking office environment requiring a high degree of efficient and effective performance. At times, work is performed outside of the office at indoor and outdoor job sites. Adaptability regarding schedule and design changes.

PHYSICAL/VISUAL/MENTAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and spouses, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003-2(i).

Additionally, Calista Corporation’s policy is to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, Calista Corporation’s policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION It is Calista Corporation’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.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Other duties may be assigned.

Requisition ID: 105068