Known & Grown Marketing Internship
Be a part of an exciting new campaign supporting environmentally-responsible farmers in the St. Louis region! Known & Grown STL is an initiative of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment and the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition that promotes local, sustainable farmers within 150 miles of St. Louis to residents, chefs, and grocery stores. We aim to help improve our food system by supporting farmers who are using sustainable practices in their operations.
Internship tasks will include:
- Representing Known & Grown STL at tabling events
- Making graphics and materials for distribution online and in print
- Helping manage social media: Facebook and Instagram
- Performing research on topics related to local food systems
- Assist with event planning, including preparation and promotion, and assisting at events on event dates (including Taste of St. Louis September 13-15 and the Known & Grown Launch Party on October 1st)
- Creating original content for blog posts and website
- Other tasks as related to Known & Grown and MCE’s Food and Farm Program as needed
- Comfortable with social media posting and content creation
- Experience with Canva and social media preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Public speaking skills are a plus
- Ability to work independently and in a team setting
- Ability to travel to events as needed
- Familiarity with G Suite (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Gmail) Attention to detail Internship is 8 hours/week for the fall semester.
Please send resume and cover letter to Jenn DeRose at [email protected] with “Known & Grown Marketing Intern” in the subject line.
MCE offers $1,000 stipends for college students and young adults to enable them to participate in our summer internship program. At the time of application, students may fill out the Conservation Fellowship application if they are interested. Students receiving fellowship funds are required to provide a report at the end of their term.
To apply, fellowship applicants must submit the following information:
- How will this internship further your career goals?
- What do you hope to gain from this opportunity?
- Please describe a local or statewide environmental issue that you would like to know more about or with which you would like to be more engaged. What intrigues you about the issue, what would you like to learn, and how would you like to be more engaged?
Fellows will be required to submit a final report to the Board of Directors and will be highlighted in the Fall 2019 issue of MCE’s Alert newsletter.
Minimum hours: 200
In order to receive the stipend, fellows must submit a timesheet with at least 200 hours plus a 1-2 page report that describes the following:
- The issue or project you worked on
- Key themes that you took away from the project regarding 1) subject matter and 2) government, environmental policy, or organizing
- How you will incorporate what you have learned into the next steps of your career path
- Feedback for MCE on how it can increase its effectiveness as an organization