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Writer/Researcher Paid Internships The Lexicon

  • Date Posted April 09, 2021
  • Location Petaluma, CA
  • Category Agriculture / Nonprofit
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description The Lexicon is a Northern California based NGO that uses evidence-based storytelling, strategy and mobilization to build movements tackling our food system’s greatest challenges.


Its initiatives include an invitation-only accelerator program whose participants include food companies, entrepreneurs, scientists, academics, and activists. The work focuses on everything from regenerative agriculture to biodiversity, food packaging to the circular economy. Participants collaborate to build open source tools that are released every six months for the world to freely use under a Creative Commons license.

The Lexicon's primary tool is language. By illuminating the meaning behind powerful ideas, they help people pay closer attention to how they eat, what they buy, and where their responsibility begins for creating a healthier, safer food system. It’s behavior change that works on a local level to transform communities and shift the marketplace.  Job description

Start Date: May 1, 2021

End Date: November 30, 2021

Application Deadline: ASAP

Hours Per Week: 20 - 30

Description: We are looking for additional support in the form of 2 paid internship positions to support the team with research and writing in the areas of regenerative agriculture and aquaculture.

Responsibilities:

  • Research topics related to regenerative agriculture and aquaculture

  • Participate in weekly meetings 

  • Writing and editing as required

 

Skills and Requirements:

  • Interest in and passion for food systems 

  • Experience with research and the use of Google Drive tools 

  • Organized and attentive to details 

  • Ability to work well independently, remotely, and with tight deadlines

  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator experience a plus

 

Compensation this position is : hourly, $20/hr + Location job can be done remotely Application instructions
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DeadlineMay 01, 2021

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