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Impact Hub Berkeley Work-Trade Host - Part Time Position [2]

Impact Hub Berkeley is a coworking and events space for social innovators. With year-round programming, themed, “Sustainable Food/Ag,” Impact Hub Berkeley is part of MissionHUB, a global marketplace for social innovation, and network of Impact Hub campuses in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) for impact investing.  

Job Description

The Work-Trade Host role is critical to the growth and sustainability of the Impact Hub Berkeley community. This role will be responsible for creating and holding a space for Impact Hub Berkeley members, visitors, and the larger Berkeley community.  This role requires a skilled networker, community builder, and professional who is inspired by the social and environmental change sectors and believes in Impact Hub Berkeley’s mission.  

Responsibilities

  • Act as Hub Ambassador both in and out of physical space
  • Support setting up and running events and co-working space
  • Host guided tours to prospective members and invite them into the space/community
  • Develop prospective new member outreach lists and work with Host to engage via email
  • Gather and follow-up with leads from Impact Hub Berkeley events, seeking attendee to member conversion
  • Assist Managing Director and Community Host with additional projects and tasks as time permits

Qualifications

  • A natural people person: you know everyone and everyone knows you
  •  English-language proficient with effective in-person communication and writing skills
  • Deep familiarity with the Berkeley start-up and social-change communities
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

Compensation

Unlimited membership at Impact Hub Berkeley, San Francisco, New York and D.C ($599/month value). Access to David Brower Center.  

Commitment & Hours

The expected time commitment for this position is 5 hours/week, with some evening and weekend commitment expected. Hours will vary depending on schedule established by Managing Director and Community Host. Expectation is for at least one weekly meeting with Community Host. Preferred start date: Jan. 21st, 2016  

How to Apply

Email a resume and cover letter to info@impacthubberkeley.com.

Impact Hub Berkeley Communications Intern - Part Time

Impact Hub Berkeley is a coworking and events space for social innovators. With year-round programming, themed, “Sustainable Food/Ag,” Impact Hub Berkeley is part of MissionHUB, a global marketplace for social innovation, and network of Impact Hub campuses in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) for impact investing.

The Change Accelerator

In January of 2016, Impact Hub Berkeley will be launching, From the Ground Up,  a  four part, year-long  program that brings together multi-stakeholder organizations working in sustainable food and agriculture to collaborate on joint initiatives.  This change accelerator combines dynamic working groups, public-facing education programs and community building events, and online engagement  to drive  systemic change in the following areas:
  • Collaborative Trade
  • Living Oceans
  • Local Food Systems
  • Healthy Soil/Carbon Farming
Working group sessions will focus on trending topics and participants will share their experiences, discuss current challenges, and collectively develop solutions. Together the group will generate outcomes and co-design next action steps for change. Public programs will feature inspiring film, lecture, salons and networking events to amplify the work of innovators and changemakers in the food and agriculture space, and provide the public with opportunities to learn, act and engage.

Job Description

The Communications Intern is an important contributor to From the Ground Up. This role will be primarily responsible for documenting the Collaborative Trade and Living Oceans working group sessions, and writing public facing pieces on a bi-monthly basis, which will be featured on Impact Hub Berkeley’s site, as well as those of our partners.  He/She  will also assist in the development of outreach materials, copy editing reports and other deliverables, supporting development of presentation materials, conducting interviews with industry stakeholders, and assisting with project-related social media engagement, outreach, and other communications efforts. The Communication Intern role requires a versed writer with a talent for developing inspiring narrative, and a passion for sustainable food and agriculture. This particular position will provide coverage during our Collaborative Trade and Living Oceans initiatives (approx. January-June).  The Communications Intern will have the unique opportunity to engage with progressive-minded leaders of leading companies and  in the food/ag space, and share their stories with the public.

Responsibilities

  •  Develop basic banners, posters, advertisements for events, promotions, and emails
  •  Document working group sessions (photo and audio recordings)
  • Generate outreach materials, which succinctly summarize the various gatherings
  • Assist PR/Communication team to schedule posts
  • Media tracking and clipping
  • Draft and format documents, presentations and other communications materials
  • Social media program support
  • Creative collaboration on various articles and campaigns
  • Assist with event planning, meeting and presentation arrangements
  • Provide regular project reports

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree - communications, marketing, public relations, or similar degree preferred
  • Creativity and willingness to take initiative
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and work well independently
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Deep familiarity with social media space
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, basic HTML, and WordPress
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest in sustainable food and farming
  • Commitment to justice and inclusion, especially with regard to race, class, gender and our food system

Compensation

This position is an unpaid internship, but candidates will receive Hub Unlimited membership ($600/mo. value), which provides access to the Hub space to work or hold meetings, free access to Hub events, the opportunity to network with socially minded companies and entrepreneurs in Berkeley, San Francisco, New York City and DC. This is a chance to work in a spontaneous, creative, start-up environment, and the opportunity to have a high level of responsibility and skill development.

Commitment & Hours

The expected time commitment for this position is approximately 25 hours/month, with some evening and weekend commitment expected. Hours will vary depending on schedule established by Managing Director. Preferred start date: Jan 21st, 2016

How to Apply

Email a resume, cover letter, and related writing samples to info@impacthubberkeley.com. Deadline for applications is January 20, 2016.
 

Impact Hub Berkeley Digital Marketing Intern - Part Time

Impact Hub Berkeley is a coworking and events space for social innovators. With year-round programming, themed, “Sustainable Food/Ag,” Impact Hub Berkeley is part of MissionHUB, a global marketplace for social innovation, and network of Impact Hub campuses in San Francisco, Berkeley, New York City, and Washington, D.C., as well as the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) for impact investing.  

Job Description

The Digital Marketing Intern is critical to the growth and evolution of the Impact Hub Berkeley brand. This role will be responsible for developing digital marketing assets for Impact Hub Berkeley website, Eventbrite, social media, and more. This role requires a savvy digital native with an eye for clean design, and inspiring copy. Someone who is inspired by the social and environmental change sectors and believes in Impact Hub Berkeley’s mission is essential.  

Responsibilities

  • Develop banners, posters, advertisements for events, promotions, and emails
  • Support setting up and organizing photo library and web pages
  • Create and implement social media post calendar for Twitter and Facebook
  • Develop tests to optimally time posts on social media with best hashtags
  • Gather information and distill into succinct and neat copy for events
  • Work with From the Ground Up PR/Communication Intern to schedule posts
  • Adapt existing Impact Hub brand to all digital assets for uniformity

Qualifications

  • An eye for minutiae and excellent design chops
  • Photoshop, WordPress, Canva
  • Deep familiarity with social media space
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail

Compensation

Unlimited membership at Impact Hub Berkeley, San Francisco, New York and D.C. Access to David Brower Center.  

Commitment & Hours

The expected time commitment for this position is 5 hours/week, with some evening and weekend commitment expected. Hours will vary depending on schedule established by Managing Director and Host. Expectation is for at least one weekly meeting with Community Host. Preferred start date: Jan 21st, 2016  

How to Apply

Email a resume and cover letter to info@impacthubberkeley.com. Links to portfolio appreciated!