We’re Hiring! Media Design Intern

Intern Job Description

The Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network Media Design Intern will work closely with the NWTN LFN staff to develop consistent content on the LFN facebook page, website, and design marketing materials. The Media Assistant internship is currently a paid position. The required length of this internship is expected to serve in this capacity for at least one full semester, up to 135 hours total for a paid internship stipend of $425.

Purpose of Internship

This position will foster a deeper understanding of how local food systems work, hone the following skillsets: documentation and interviewing skills, writing, graphic design, website management, and social media management.

The Media Design intern will report to the Executive Director while supporting the following programs and initiatives within the following areas:

  • #Grow Food Challenge: Design poster, website button and social media marketing materials
  • Farm to School Logo: Design a logo for the Obion County Central High School Hydroponic Lettuce clam shell
  • Harvest of the Month: Design engaging posters using student made artwork for the Taste of Tennessee Harvest of the Month Program
  • Nourishing Connection: design 2022 Parent newsletters
  • Social Media: Create a social media calendar of posts and schedule drafts on the @NWTNLFN facebook page, create #LocalFoodFactFriday graphic images for Friday social media posts.
  • Website Management: manage the website’s contents (nwtnlfn.org) and keep updated
  • General program support: responsibilities may include administrative tasks, data collection, assisting with general organizational operations, and attending Local Food Network meetings.

Qualifications of Applicant:

  • Remote capable – have access to the internet from your place of residence (LFN laptop available for use if needed)
  • Self-Motivated, Detail oriented, organized, dependable
  • Experience with video programming software
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Programs, Graphic Design programs, Google Drive, and WordPress
  • Interest in and dedication to promoting local food and agriculture

Please send a cover letter and resume via email, or snail mail by Friday, December 31, 2022. Interviews first week of January. Position begins 1/10/2022.

Qualifications of Applicant:

  • Remote capable – have access to the internet from your place of residence (LFN laptop available for use if needed)
  • Self-Motivated, Detail oriented, organized, dependable
  • Experience with video programming software
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Programs, Google Drive, Graphic Design a Plus
  • Interest in and dedication to promoting local food and agriculture

Please send a cover letter and resume via email, or snail mail.

Northwest Tennessee Local Food Network

113 Elm Street, Martin, TN 38237

Email: Executive Director, Samantha Goyret => nwtnfoodguide (at) gmail.com

Call 731-281-4770 with questions.