Merchandising Intern

Feeding Children Everywhere - Longwood, FL (30+ days ago)4.1


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