Hiring for Researcher and Social Media Intern

HIRING-rsmiResearcher and Social Media Intern – Part-time

The right candidate will be passionate about permaculture, healthy food and living, environmental and humanitarian issues and be driven to want to make a change to make the world a better place. The candidate will integrate within our organization and use it as a platform on our organization’s behalf.

Position Summary:

The research portion of this position will include searching out local, national, and global formats such as trade shows, fairs, markets, events, publications, websites, and other applicable avenues where our organization can have an effective presence and outreach for our causes.

The social media portion of this position will cultivate relationships amongst already existing and new permaculture/environmental/ecological communities on our behalf using effective social media outlets such as facebook, twitter, instagram, pinterest, google plus, youtube, hootsuite, and others.

The ideal candidate will have :

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, preferably experience in social media communication on professional formats and not just personal pages.

  • Ability to self-manage and stay organized while maintaining multiple assignments and deadlines

  • Experience with web and blog management a plus

  • Photoshop and video editing software experienced a plus

  • Demonstrated experience in, and passion for, food and agriculture issues—and for the importance of accurate information and analysis to guide environmental decision-making.

  • Interest and knowledge of communications, media, social media.

  • Attention to detail and creativity.

  • Skills in event management are a major plus.

    To apply, please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Nicholas Burtner at learn@schoolofpermaculture.com with “Researcher and Social Media Intern” in the subject line. The recruitment process is open until position is filled. This is a paid internship position.

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