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Community Manager, The Food Loft (Boston)

The Food Loft is a first-of-its-kind co-working space focused on fostering growth for startups and small companies working in the food, food tech, and media spaces. The Loft offers month-to-month and long-term office rentals, with a range of value-added services for companies aimed to help them build their network, raise money and accelerate growth. We are seeking a creative, driven individual to work as a community manager for the Food Loft. Responsibilities include:

  • Executing, and continually refining a marketing and sales strategy in conjunction with the CEO to identify and target new tenants in the Boston food landscape.
  • Conducting regular in-office meetings with potential tenants to tour the space and demonstrate our value for new clients.
  • Planning and executing events on a recurring basis. Events will be targeted towards existing Food Loft tenants and/or the greater Boston food community for networking and lead generation.
  • Onboarding new tenants, helping with day-of moving in responsibilities (key hand-off, etc) and assigning of space to new tenants.
  • Regular office administration including ordering supplies and troubleshooting office issues.
  • Addressing tenant issues or concerns on an ongoing basis.
  • Developing, refining and executing partnership marketing plans with strategic organizations involved in the Boston food network.
  • Developing value-added content for tenants, including office hours, mentorship, networking events and more.
  • Establishing relationships with value-added partners to offer professional discounts and benefits to Food Loft tenants.
  • Acting as a brand ambassador for the Food Loft at food-specific networking events and conferences in the area.
  • Overseeing social media for the Food Loft and working with the CEO to develop and execute a content marketing strategy across our website and social platforms.

The candidate should also have a strong interest in food, with an understanding of some of the key organizations, partners, and companies that operate in the Boston food arena. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience in marketing, community development and/or business development.

 

The Food Loft is located in an art- and light-filled loft space at 535 Albany Street in Boston’s South End. More information on the Loft can be found here 

To Apply: Reach out to Adam Salomone at adam@thefoodloft.com. Please submit resumes and cover letters electronically with your email. No phone calls, please.

Panel for Non-profit Jobs and Internships

Are you looking for an experience that makes a positive impact on our environment or public health? Come hear about internships and job opportunities working to make a difference right now.

On Wed Nov 1st at 7:30pm 5 employees from various Public Interest groups including Environment America, PIRG Campus Action, and U.S. PIRG will share their campaign stories with interested Tufts students. We are hiring people for spring internships and full-time jobs for graduating seniors. You can RSVP and learn more from our facebook event here 

Communications Intern, Food Link (Arlington, MA)

Food Link is looking for a part-time communication intern to join their staff. This position will be critical to communicating with the community about the important work we are doing to provide nutritious food to our partners, educate the public about food waste, and recruit more volunteers to help rescue food. This is an unpaid, part-time, remote summer internship. The position would require 10 hours per week for 12 weeks.

 About Food Link

Food Link is an Arlington-based food rescue non profit that uses the power of volunteers to collect fresh food from food retailers and distribute it to local agencies serving residents in need. We partner with 12 local grocery and prepared food stores to bring high-quality fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy, bread and prepared foods to 30 social service agencies including after school programs, programs for at-risk youth, low income housing facilities, homeless shelters, food pantries, and senior centers.

 Duties

  • Manage social media platforms

    • Facebook using Buffer (3 posts per week)

    • Blog using Wix (1 post per week)

    • E-newsletter using MailChimp (1 or 2 newsletters per month)

  • Write press releases

  • Create media list for outreach

  • Attend and photograph outreach events

  • Observe and photograph some operations

Qualifications

  • Interest in social media, outreach, communications

  • Interest in food rescue programs, anti-hunger programs, food systems, environmental sustainability or community building

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Strong social media and design skills

  • Preferred, but not required, familiarity with the Arlington community

Benefits

  • Gain hands-on experience in communications for a small non-profit

  • Learn about food rescue work

  • Get internship credit

How to Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to Brittany Peats, bpeats@foodlinkma.org

Political Campaign Fellows Intern Program, ELM Action Fund (Massachusetts)

Internship Description

The ELM Action Fund is looking for interns to be part of our 2017 Campaign Fellows program who will help elect environmental champions and to build the power of the environmental community in Massachusetts. The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) Action Fund is a 501c4 organization that works to elect new environmental champions to the state legislature, defend our incumbent legislative champions, hold legislators accountable, and build the political power of the environmental movement in Massachusetts. We are the state affiliate of the League of Conservation Voters.

Main Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in helping to elect environmental champions to state and local office
  • Mobilize environmental activists to participate in our campaign activities and advocacy work
  • Assist with the ELM Action Fund’s endorsement process for state and local candidates
  • Support ELM Action Fund’s advocacy and legislative work

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong social media and online engagement skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to travel throughout Massachusetts a plus
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends
  • Commitment to environmental advocacy

Preferred but not requited

  • Experience working on, volunteering for or running a political campaign
  • Experience with VAN/Votebuilder

Duration: September 25th through December 7th

Stipend: Interns who complete the program will be eligible for a small stipend. Reimbursement will also be provided for travel expenses.

Application Deadline: September 20 2017
To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to jobs@elmaction.org. Please indicate that you are applying for the 2017 Campaign Fellows Program in the subject line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Media Intern, Safe Roads Alliance (Medford, MA)

Internship Description:

Safe Roads Alliance is looking for an intern to do social media for our small non-profit in road safety. The position would require a minimum of 30 minutes per day (M-F), posting relevant articles, research, and news stories about Distracted Driving, set up via Google Alerts. Since they have a national and international reach, they try to stay active on social media. Currently they have almost 13K followers on Twitter and want to be more engaged on Facebook. The internship will run from September/October to May, with the opportunity to continue into the future. Compensation: currently this would be an unpaid position.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Studying or interested in Communications, Transportation, Public Safety, or Public Health.
Application Deadline: Until position is filled
To Apply: e-mail Emily Stein, President at emily@saferoadsalliance.org

 

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