Operations Intern- Chicago Based

We are currently seeking an Operations Assistant Intern to join our team! You will be working closely with our founder and small team and will learn how to drive a company’s success, as well as what it means to be an entrepreneur.

The chosen intern will have the rare opportunity to learn from a company that is both a small, locally owned business, and an international organization. This is great opportunity to develop a better understanding of Fair Trade business practices. Flexible schedule averages 25 hours per week. While this is an unpaid internship, school credit and/or sales commission is available.

Responsibilities

• Developing and implementing marketing content and branding strategies
• Draft correspondences to current and potential partners
• Plan, schedule, and attend appointments/events
• Promote events/products etc. on social media
• Assist with miscellaneous administrative tasks as needed
• Assist with shipping and receiving product/orders
• Assist with E-comm tasks (adding product to site, adjusting quantities and prices)

Qualifications

• Strong verbal communication and writing skills
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Entrepreneurial mindset
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Customer Service experience preferred
• Graphic design skills are a plus
• Must live in the Chicago area
• Access to a vehicle preferred

Media Correspondent- Nepal Based

We are currently seeking a Kathmandu-based media correspondent to join our team! You will be working closely with our founder and small team and will learn how to drive a company’s success, as well as what it means to be an entrepreneur.
The chosen intern will have the rare opportunity to learn from an ethical American company that is both a small, locally owned business, and an international organization. This is great opportunity to develop a better understanding of Entrepreneurship and Fair Trade business practices. Flexible schedule averages 25 hours per week. School credit OR small stipend offered.

Responsibilities

• Developing and implementing marketing content and branding strategies
• Develop original visual and written content for blog and social media channels
• Photograph new products
• Interview makers and Nepalis impacted by Kathmandu Yogi
• Film and edit video
• Assist with miscellaneous administrative tasks as needed

Qualifications

• Strong English language verbal communication and writing skills
• Photography or video experience, Photo/video journalism majors preferred
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Entrepreneurial mindset and drive to create a portfolio
• Ability to prioritize and multitask
• Graphic design skills preferred
• Must live in Kathmandu