Website Intern Needed at Roots of Change, San Francisco

Roots of Change (ROC) is a collaborative of diverse leaders and institutions unified in common pursuit of achieving a sustainable food system in California by 2030.  We have a staff of five and work with a number of outside contractors.   The Website intern will post educational and informative information regarding ROC’s work. We are looking for an unpaid intern to join us at least 16 hours per week from July through mid-October. The Website Intern will work closely with the Communications Specialist. This is a great opportunity to learn innovating social media techniques and interactive website production.    Network Intern: Play a key role in transitioning important information from our current website to a newly developed site. He or she will help assist in publicizing our efforts, and growing our network:

  • Gathering information on organizations involved in sustainable food movement in California, including which organizations are working together and what opportunities they offer for individuals to engage.
  • Identifying and creating a list of people who are writing about sustainable food issues, commenting online, and contacting them with information about our current campaign and overall activities.
  • Revise and update new/old content for website.
  • General office support and other duties that may arise.
Requirements:
  • Comfortable working with people with diverse experiences and backgrounds.
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Experience with website content management or blog content management.
  • Interest in the sustainable/good food movement.
Plusses:
  • Previous volunteer experience, preferably related to non-profit outreach or political campaigns.
  • Understanding of social networks such as Facebook, or Twitter.
  • College undergrad or graduate.
To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Daniela@rootsofchange.org.  Please use “Website Intern” as the subject line. Resumes will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis with the first priority given to those received by July 23th, 2010.   Roots of Change is a project of The Trust for Conservation Innovation (TCI). People of color, differently abled people and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

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