Community Engagement Internship

Community Engagement Internship: - Brooklyn, NY

Who We Are:

Package Free Shop is a lifestyle store aimed at helping shoppers reduce waste in their everyday lives by offering all of the tools and education that individuals need to transition to a low waste lifestyle in one location.

Community Engagement Internship:

The community engagement intern will assist the Package Free team in creating wonderful events and experiences for our community, both online and in our local community of New York City.

Our community development goals are to facilitate events for like minds to meet, make friends, and have discussions all with the underlying theme of mindfulness and sustainability. Our digital development goals are to build awareness in zero waste and sustainability, in affiliation with Package Free.

What You'll Do:

  • Help Package Free build and create community via event planning + support. This includes:
    • Planning voice and theme for events
    • Sourcing locations, partners, sponsors and materials to help make our events great! 
    • Assist in budgeting as well as marketing, press, and influencer relationships to promote community events
    • Analyze analytics, surveys, and feedback from events and guests to contribute to the future success of all community building events
  • Creating community digitally
    • Research ways to engage new communities around sustainability
    • Raising brand awareness via digital community engagement

What You'll Need:

  • Knowledge & interest in Sustainability and/or Zero-Waste.
  • Love for people and creative problem-solving.
  • Positive Personality.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience in the culture of Brooklyn / NYC
  • Experience using digital platforms for brand development. 
  • Experience building community. 

People & Culture:

Understand the core values and culture of Package Free Shop and reflect these in all efforts

 Work Authorization:

  • United States (Required)
  • New York Resident

Benefits & Perks:

  • Mission-based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Product discount, company events + parties and much more

Job Type:

Full to Part-time position, unpaid internship available for credit at university level.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and a short cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are a great fit for Package Free to!

Package Free is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.