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Slow Food USA Internships- Brooklyn, NY

Organization: Slow Food USA

Job Title: Terra Madre and International Congress Intern and Network Development Intern

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Hours and Compensation: unpaid, around 25 hr/wk

Application Deadline: ASAP

Posted on: April 29

 

Organization Overview

Slow Food USA is part of a global movement, which believes everyone has the right to good, clean, and fair food. With over 250,000 supporters, 25,000 members and 225 chapters nationwide, Slow Food USA advocates for food and farming policy that is good for the public, good for the planet, and good for farmers and workers.

 

Description/Responsibilities

Terra Madre and International Congress Internship
The Programs team is looking for an intern to help organize the U.S. delegation to Terra Madre , a biennial international event that celebrates good, clean, and fair food worldwide, and International Congress, a global gathering of Slow Food leaders that happens every 5 years. The Terra Madre and International Congress intern will work with staff to coordinate housing, travel, and food logistics for 200+ U.S. delegates to (30%); design, create and distribute 200+ pre-event informational and fundraising kits (30%); design and create 200+ welcome packages for delegates (30%); and research and recommend readings and mixed media on international food & farming issues (10%). Recommended internship is 25 hours per week.

 

Network Development Internship
The Programs team is looking for an intern to assist with developing and supporting our local Slow Food network and chapters. Responsibilities include helping to develop and beta test new chapter orientation (25%); helping to develop and pilot chapter performance management system (25%); monitoring new chapter inquiries and guiding people through the process of starting a chapter (20%); interviewing chapters that are doing amazing projects and drafting spotlights on them for emails and blog posts (20%); cleaning and maintaining chapter and leader database (10%).

Qualifications

  • Thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Is creative and takes initiative
  • Strong graphic design, communication, and writing skills
  • Knowledgeable of international food & farming issues
  • Experience coordinating pre-event logistics
  • Ability to manage many moving pieces while having an attention to detail
  • Commitment to cross-cultural exchange and anti-oppression, specifically around issues of nationality, race, class, labor, and culture

How to Apply:

email your cover letter and resume to Hnin W. Hnin at hnin@slowfoodusa.org

email your cover letter and resume to Hnin W. Hnin at hnin@slowfoodusa.org

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