Merchandising Nonprofit Internship

Feeding Children Everywhere Longwood , FL 32750

Posted 4 months ago

MERCHANDISING INTERN

HOURS: 15 Hrs/wk

LOCATION: Orlando, FL

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Internship

AREAS OF INTEREST: Marketing, Inventory, Sales, Projections, Branding, Sustainability

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Feeding Children Everywhere is a non-profit organization committed to providing healthy meals to those in need. The mission is to 'activate people for a hunger-free world' and this is accomplished through many programs and hunger initiatives, such as "Hunger Projects". Hunger Projects are high energy, volunteer events that mobilize thousands of volunteers across the US to hand package healthy meals for hungry people. To date, Feeding Children Everywhere has distributed over 96 million meals to hungry people across the globe, reaching over 50 countries and 5 continents.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position manages our cause-driven merchandise line where every item purchased feeds 40 people. There are opportunities to gain experience in creativity, marketing, organization and communicating with customers and retailers.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

First and foremost, empowering, mobilizing, and connecting with PEOPLE.

  • Brainstorming and researching new products and ideas

  • Creating and revising large purchase orders

  • Distributing merchandise for events

  • Projecting and tracking sales and inventory

  • Promoting and marketing FCE merchandise

  • Advocating for our sustainability initiative

  • Maintaining online boutique and fulfilling online orders

  • Helping lead Hunger Projects

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • YOU DON'T MISS A BEAT: Attention to detail, organized, and thorough
  • YOU'VE GOT THE GIFT OF GAB: Excellent communication skills
  • YOU'RE COMPUTER SAVVY: Highly proficient in microsoft excel & word
  • YOU'VE GOT A CREATIVE FLAIR: You think outside of the box
  • YOU COULD SELL ICE TO AN ESKIMO: Ability to market & sell effectively

THE PERKS

  • TRAVEL: Travel opportunity, all expenses covered
  • TIME OFF: 25 hrs of time off throughout the semester, as well as University holidays
  • NETWORKING: Opportunity to work with industry partners and clients
  • EXPERIENCE: Gain meaningful, relevant work experience in graphic design and non-profit production
  • GROWTH: Continuous training/leadership opportunities for personal and professional development
  • PEOPLE: Work with a vibrant group of people who are passionate about ending hunger
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