Marketing & Communications Intern (m/f/d)

FoodHack in Switzerland - Other

2020-03-10

Contact

Arman Anaturk
arman@foodhack.ch


Function

Foodtechnology
Marketing, Internship

Offering Equity

No

FoodHack is a growing community and media company for the foodtech industry. From our weekly food + tech newsletter, to our ambassador run meetups across the globe, we aim to bring entrepreneurs and enablers across the industry together and provide them with the platform to shape a better future of food.
The brief
We believe there are amazing stories in our network waiting to be discovered and shared. Your role as the marketing and communications support is to uncover these stories and bring them into the spotlight by sharing them through the FoodHack media channels.
Your job will include interacting and speaking with founders of disruptive startups, investors that are fuelling the industry growth and local ambassadors who are fostering their own communities.
What you'll do

  • Research and produce content focused on the FoodHack community members, speakers and ambassadors for internal publications, liaising with the Marketing & Communications Manager.
  • Support the Marketing & Communications Manager in the delivery of a weekly e-newsletter.
  • Draft and publish engaging copy and posts for the FoodHack digital channels, including social media (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter), blog, and website.
  • Managing the FoodHack social media channels (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) and engaging with our followers

    Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Impressive copywriting skills and the ability to deliver creative content for a range of platforms
  • Enthusiasm, passion, and a genuine interest for the field of marketing and communications
  • A positive, proactive, and enthusiastic attitude towards work
  • Flexibility, a willingness to learn, and the ability to adapt quickly to new tasks
  • A good team player with strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of and alignment with FoodHack's vision and mission
  • Willingness to take over additional tasks as and when they arise
  • Fluency in English (native speakers preferred)

    Desirable:

  • Qualification or experience in marketing, communications, or PR would be advantageous
  • Experience in graphic design, videography, or photography
  • Experience or interest in the food industry and/or startup sector
  • Additional European languages, particularly German or French are a plus

    What we offer

  • The opportunity to develop your own skills, acquire new competencies and gain valuable experience
  • Freedom to contribute your own ideas
  • Flexibility in the structuring of employment relationships
  • Continuous support and individual encouragement by a superior
  • Become part of a great team and work with us on our mission to support impact driven entrepreneurs

  • Start: as soon as possible (please indicate available period)
  • Duration: minimum 5 months with possibility to extend to part-time position
  • Location: Lausanne, Zurich. Also open to remote applications.

    Our application procedure

    If you would like to apply, please submit your application documents (including cover letter, curriculum vitae, any relevant work samples and references) by the online form https://foodhack.typeform.com/to/wW1qAY

    Should you be shortlisted for the job, the following steps will apply:

  • An online-based sample task.
  • An initial interview with you.
  • An office trial day, which will consist of undertaking a set of tasks that would be typical of the work that you would do with us. Depending on the location, this day can either take place in our office or can be done from home. In this way, we want to get to know you and your way of working even better, as well as give you the opportunity to get a good idea of the work entailed.
  • Subsequently, the final decision will be made (if necessary an additional final discussion may be required).

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