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As a small, start-up nonprofit, we rely on wonderful watercress interns to help us with various tasks. Help us inspire more kids to eat their vegetables by joining our team today!

Please note: our internships are currently unpaid.

Marketing and Events Internship

As a startup non-profit with limited staff everyone wears multiple hats. Marketing and Events interns will be crucial to helping us meet our public outreach goals and amplifying our collective voice to help us fulfill our mission.

What’s required to become one of our amazing unpaid Marketing and Events Interns:

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Basic interest in nutrition
  • Able to commit through entire session (Fall, Spring, or Summer)
  • Available occasional weekends and evenings for events (as needed with advance notice)
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Experience with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram preferred)
  • Experience with basic html or web design preferred 
  • Comfortable working with children & adults
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative when necessary
  • Capable of maintaining a joyful personality, even in times of “chaos”

Your Role:

You would work alongside staff and volunteers to draft communications, assist with research and continue the dialogue of food literacy within the community. The marketing and events intern will assist with external communications for vendors, donors, restaurants and media, including follow up calls to media. In this position you will learn the basics of assisting with community relations, press outreach, and marketing strategies used in the non-profit sector. Other duties will include public outreach at events and errands as needed. A marketing and events intern who is passionate about educating children on how to eat healthy will amplify our collective voice and help us fulfill our mission.

Additional activities may include basic graphic design and amateur photography.

Marketing and Events Internship Description

Please note: this is an unpaid internship.

Sacramento Food Film Festival Internship

Created in 2012, the Sacramento Food Film Festival was born from the idea that we must educate the public about our food system, and work collaboratively to create positive change. We seek to bring educational films to our region that are otherwise ignored by traditional theaters – and to create a community dialog to improve food literacy and invoke action to improve our food system. 

Position Description

Under the direction of the Development Director, the intern will assist with the planning, marketing and execution of the Sacramento Food Film Festival – a fundraising event for the Sacramento-based nonprofit Food Literacy Center.

General Responsibilities of Unpaid Sacramento Food Film Festival Interns:

  • Assisting with the planning and coordination of meetings and events
  • Assisting with event communications including press outreach and social media management
  • Assisting with venue scouting, onsite event management, set-up and breakdown
  • Working with volunteers on site for various events
  • Assisting with film review and filmmaker outreach
  • Assisting with sponsorship outreach
  • Assisting with external communications with vendors, restaurants and donors

Desired Qualifications

We are looking for self-starters and problem-solvers who are interested in film, event planning, and/or communications and want to work with a nonprofit film festival at the ground level.

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and take initiative when necessary
  • Availability during the festival dates (April 11-21, 2018) required
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Experience with event planning preferred
  • Experience with social media management preferred
  • Experience with film, graphic design and amateur photography preferred
  • Capable of maintaining a joyful personality, even in times of “chaos”

Please note: this is an unpaid internship.

Apply Today!

Join the broccoli best team ever by filling out our Internship Application

If you are experiencing difficulties filling out the form, please contact us at: info@foodliteracycenter.org.

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