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Executive Support Intern- Brooklyn, NY

Organization: Slow Food USA

Job Title: Executive Support Intern

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Hours and Compensation: min of 15 hrs/wk, about 3 months, unpaid

Position Dates: summer 2012

Application Deadline: May 1

 

 

Organization Overview

Slow Food USA is a national non-profit that believes in a world where food and farming are sources of health and pleasure for everyone. Organized into local chapters nationwide, our supporters, members and chapter leaders raise awareness through local projects, national advocacy campaigns and education, and seek to provide people with a pathway to make a difference in the sustainable food movement. From building a school garden to joining a campaign to make it easier to afford and access real food, Slow Food staff, members and supporters are reshaping the story of food and farming in America.

Description

We are now accepting applications for summer internships. Available positions are below. Minimum hours per week: 15 – 20. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to the contact listed for the internship you are interested in. Note: If you apply to more than one internship, please indicate which internships you are applying for in your cover letter. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2012

Responsibilities

The Executive Office is looking for an intern will work closely with the Assistant to the President & Manager of Special Projects to manage both day-to-day activities and longer-term projects, and to ensure successful preparation of materials for the President’s meetings and events. Primary responsibilities will include: coordinating logistics for a 10-week educational program on America’s food system; helping to organize and prepare the President for daily meetings and out-of-town travel; conducting research and analysis to support organizational and executive projects; and assisting with administrative tasks as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with scheduling
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once

How to Apply

Email your cover letter and resume to Vanessa Arcara at vanessa@slowfoodusa.org

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