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