Spring 2022 Internship

Description

Drawing on years of experience as consultants, entrepreneurs, and business leaders, Moss & Mollusk partners with our clients to design and implement projects that achieve social, environmental, and financial objectives. The Reuse Landscape Project, contracted by philanthropic funders to Moss & Mollusk, is focused on recognizing and elevating reusable solutions to the problem of plastic waste. For this project, we are hiring for a spring intern.  

 

Reuse Landscape Communications & Database Intern

The Reuse Landscape Newsletter is a biweekly publication highlighting reuse solutions from our databases, news happening in the reuse space, interviews with key experts, featured publications, policy updates, and compelling charts and graphics. The intern will assist in creating content for our newsletter including writing copy, and creating visuals including charts, infographics, and other images. The intern will also manage the social media accounts for the newsletter. The intern should possess strong writing skills and have a firm understanding of both Mailchimp and Twitter.

 

The Reuse Landscape Database and accompanying website is a catalogue of reusable solutions to plastic waste. Our intern will assist in managing our databases by updating current entries and adding new ones. An understanding of creating charts from Google Sheets and simple visuals designs using Canva or another graphic design platform is highly desirable.  The internship will be approximately 15 hours a week for 12 weeks. 

 

Tasks/Activities

  • Assist in creating and managing the newsletter content schedule

  • Mailchimp newsletter content creation including writing interview questions, newsletter content, and creating and managing newsletter visuals

  • Newsletter viewership analytics and A/B Testing

  • Twitter content creation and management

  • Data entry into Google Sheets

  • Writing memos and briefs synthesizing data collected

  • Data analysis including creating pivot tables, charts and graphs in Google sheets

  • Potential opportunity to write blog posts for the Reuse Landscape website

 

Required skills

  • Strong desktop / internet research skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills via virtual meetings and over email

  • Strong knowledge of Google sheets and experience with data visualization

  • Business writing skills

  • Experience with the Circular Economy and reuse business models is a plus!

Hours, Timing and Pay

The Internship will begin Monday, February 14th.  Moss & Mollusk internships pay $15 an hour and interns will be compensated as contractors (not employees). Internships are virtual and interns can be based anywhere they like. Interns based in Tampa, FL or Austin, TX have the opportunity for in-person meetings during the course of the internship. To ensure overlap during working hours to allow for meetings and collaboration, interns are expected to have regular weekly availability for virtual meetings between at least 3 of the hours between 9am – 4pm ET at least two days a week. Interns must be authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample that you have completed for coursework such as a paper or report to info@mossandmollusk.com.