PLOVGH

Plovgh is a cooperative of farmers, growers, and ranchers that sell directly to their customers.

Currently Seeking: Operations Intern

Got a mind for operations? Like the idea of reconfiguring the flow of goods from producers to consumers? Have an opinion about the term “supply chain”? If so, send an email describing your qualifications to elizabeth@plovgh.com.

25 10/12

Currently Seeking: Social Media Intern

At Plovgh we’re rethinking commerce. We’re building a platform for a community of people to produce, trade, and move crops from farms directly to individuals. As we grow and prepare for the next stage of Plovgh, we’re searching for people to help support the team in areas of social media, marketing and producer recruitment.

Intern responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting in the execution of social media strategy across multiple platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.); Supporting recruitment of potential producers to sell on Plovgh, including some data entry; Compiling articles, links, podcasts and other sources for a daily news digest; Conducting research on food and agricultural policy, neighborhood/census data, etc.; General administrative support; Conceiving and assisting with content creation

Qualifications

  * Access to a personal computer

  * Detail oriented with excellent communication skills

  * Writing experience (blog or other published content)

  * Experience with content management and editing, particularly in Tumblr

  * Familiarity with a variety of social networks

  * Experience with Google Apps, Dropbox and MailChimp

  * Marketing or graphic design experience is a plus

  * Interest in agriculture, food, technology, new economy

This position is based out of our Brooklyn office, and requires at least two full time days per week, preferably on site. Start and end dates are flexible. The position is unpaid but we can offer a travel stipend, start up experience and coffees courtesy of Plovgh.

To apply, please email your resume, a short paragraph of what you would be looking for  in this internship, and a recent writing sample to mallory@plovgh.com. Or if you know someone who might be interested, pass the word on!
25 10/12

Web, Java and GWT developer internship!

We’re looking for a Java developer that would like the opportunity to help build a state of the art web platform that will empower farmers and revolutionize how people get their food.

Candidates must write clean code, real documentation, and functional unit tests.  

Please have:

* Java experience!
* writing SQL and developing database driven applications (postgresql in particular)
* experience with web technologies such as Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3
* knowledge of and some experience with GWT (Google Web Toolkit)

You’ll be working with the whole team on product development, and directly with the tech director developing the software and shaping the work environment as our team grows.

This position is in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn, and requires at least 2 full time days per week, preferably on site.

Any perks? Summer in Brooklyn, assistance finding housing (if needed), startup experience, Roberta’s pizza lunches, and given your performance, the potential for paid employment upon next round of financing.  

To apply, please email your resume, a short paragraph of what you would be looking for in this position, and - if you have one - your public GitHub profile to blue@plovgh.com.

11 04/12

Web design internship with Plovgh!

We’re looking for a designer who speaks CSS, is no stranger to UX, and would like the opportunity to help add an aesthetic to how people will get their crops from farms.

Please have:

* a laptop!
* experience writing HTML5 and CSS3 by hand
* an eye for UX design (experience even better)
* photo editing skills (e.g. Photoshop)

You’ll be working with the whole Plovgh team on product development, and directly with the tech director and the branding manager implementing new designs while keeping the site markup and stylesheets clean and organized.

The postion requires at least 2 full time days per week, preferably on site at our office in Bushwick (Brooklyn).  

Wondering if there are any perks? To name just a few - summer in Brooklyn, assistance finding housing (if needed), startup experience, Roberta’s pizza lunches, and given your performance, the potential for paid employment upon next round of financing.  

We’re at an exciting stage in our development and preparing to launch a NYC beta. If you’re interested, please email your resume, along with examples of web design work to blue@plovgh.com.

               

10 04/12