Tag: marketing

World PEAS Food Hub Coordinator, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project (Boston/Lowell, MA)

Oversee operation of the multi-farmer World PEAS Food Hub distributing fresh, locally-grown produce throughout the Merrimack Valley and Boston area. Operations include a 400-share Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, multiple wholesale accounts and a variety of community partnerships serving low-income and food insecure individuals. Goals include growth of the operation by expanding market channels and diversifying CSA offerings, increasing number of food access partnerships and establishing an institutional marketing program.

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Social Media Intern, Boston Public Market (Boston, MA)

The Social Media Intern for The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market will be responsible for shaping the KITCHEN’s social media presence with creative and consistent content with the goal of engaging visitors in the broader work of The Trustees and the Boston Public Market. The ideal applicant will be energetic, motivated, and comfortable working in a self-directed and fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and writing skills are required. Interest in local food, cooking, health, environment, historic preservation, visitor engagement, land management, and/or non-profits is encouraged. Applicants must be tech-savvy and familiar with the major social media marketing platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or be willing and able to learn on the job.

Interns needed through December 31, 2016
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Communications Officer, McGill University, (Montreal, Canada)

Under the supervision of the Manager of the Office of Sustainability (MOOS), the Sustainability Communications Officer will provide communications support to promote McGill’s sustainability efforts within the university community and beyond, with the ultimate goal of incorporating sustainability into McGill’s institutional identity.

Application Deadline: May 5, 2016 at 5:00 PM
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Sustainability Communications Intern, Tufts Office of Sustainability, (Medford, MA)

Do you have excellent writing and research abilities? Are you a creative thinker with an interest in storytelling?

The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking an undergraduate student with strong communications skills to help inform the Tufts community about the university’s sustainability initiatives. The intern will assist with office communications, including creating documents and outreach materials, writing articles, assisting with social media programming, and performing website and blog maintenance. This position is for the 2016-2017 academic year and will begin in September 2016. Interns are expected to work approximately 8 hours per week.

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled.
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Internship, Medford Energy & Environment Office (Medford, MA)

The Office of Energy and Environment in Medford has an opening for a summer intern position to assist the Medford Bicycle Advisory Commission develop a Bicycle Infrastructure Master Plan.  The Commission has been in existence for two years, and recently held a public workshop to provide direction for the Master Plan.  The intern would be expected to take the lead in converting the raw material from the workshop into a draft master plan, including:

  1. Review prior work done in the City related to bicycle infrastructure, including the raw material from the workshop
  2. Develop an outline of a master plan document, working with Commission members
  3. Perform field work to verify existing conditions, including photographs and measurements
  4. Develop draft recommendations based on meetings with Commission members, supplemented by independent research with respect to standards and common practices elsewhere.
  5. Prepare a draft master plan document, including  text and graphics, and respond to comments by the Commissioners.

Other potential tasks, if time allowed, would include developing a marketing and communications plan to bring about behavior change in regard to: cyclist behavior and compliance with rules of the road, pedestrian safety, and driver awareness of cyclists and pedestrians.

Responsibilities also include administrative office tasks in the City of Medford Office of Energy & Environment.  Summer interns expected to work a minimum of 20 hours a week, during City Hall’s open business hours (Mon, Tues, Thurs 8:30-4:30, Wed 8:30-7:30, Fri 8:30-12:30).

Possibility to continue on other projects in the Fall semester and could start part-time immediately. Position is unpaid during the summer with the potential to stay on as work-study during the school year. A good candidate is a self-starter who can work independently, use common sense and take initiative, and who has good writing skills.

Application Deadline: N/A

Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Alicia Hunt, Director of Energy and Environment, City of Medford at ahunt[at]medford.org.