ATTENTION POTENTIAL INTERNS:
Are you interested in becoming a part of the Guild? We need our community to help us sustain and regenerate our organization. We have many potential ways for you to get involved. This is a chance for you to become more ingrained in the permaculture community, give back to a cause all about sustainability and thrivability, and receive awesome recommendations on your resume!
Event/ social organizer Coordinator
Description: This will be our most task intensive role yet most gratifying in knowledge. We are growing Austin Permaculture Guild and we need a competent person to help us organize and host events as well help us develop opportunities for our larger network! We are looking for someone who is able to effectively collaborate with the directos, Taelor and Chloe, and do all of the on the ground tasks needed to throw our events, help coordinate our potlucks/ changemaker meetings, and stay connected to other organizations in our network.
Examples of our events are the Annual Eco Fair, the Gala, and the 6 weekend course.
Your Tasks Include:
Contacting organizations/ people for written articles for our newsletter and organizing
Staying in contact and keeping our other interns accountable
Setting up the venue for each event
Picking up and dropping off equipment as needed
Making Farm connections for food donations
Working with the Event Liaison to follow up on leads made at other events
Surveying new venues
Passing out flyers to coffee shops
Working with Lead event planners (Taelor or Chloe) as needed to learn the ins and outs of event planning and help facilitate future events
Organizing community events for members, alumni, and current students as well as permablitz
Room For Growth:
This position may eventually put the event coordinator as a lead event planner for APG related events
If the role is sustained for a period of 6-12 months we may ask the coordinator to pick up more responsibilities such as:
internal logistics of the event
Finding leads of sponsors or clients for APG
Encouraging membership via our marketing channels (events, social media, newsletters)
Description: Experienced in videography and video editing to accompany APG to interviews, permaculture site tours, permablitz volunteer events, and other interesting permaculture events. Event footage will be edited by you along with guidance from our staff.
Knowledge and (at least) minimal experience filming and taking still shots
Experience working with video editing software
You own a video camera and have editing software
Five to ten hours a month
Flexibility to attend events with staff
Social media, Blogger, and Website Builder
Description: We are looking for someone who has experience with social media, blogging, and website building/ design. Have a creative demeanor, post content from other interns and staff, and generate your own content that is relevant to the Austin permaculture community. Most of this work can be done on your own time. We are looking for a person who works easily with others especially our APG staff members.
Able to write and produce content easily
Able to use social media feeds as a way to promote an organization or event (facebook, instagram, twitter, youtube,meetup, do512)
Enjoys writing blog articles, a plus
Able to navigate wordpress and squarespace and do minimal website maintenance, a plus
Graphic design skills are preferred
Ability to use mailchimp and publish newsletter emails
2-3 hours a week posting on your own time
Meet up with APG twice a month and/or bimonthly phone calls
Description: This position requires a personable, charismatic person that is able to find events and spread awareness about our events. You must have a good idea of what permaculture is and be able to talk about our events with ease and excitement! Also if you like to go to coffee shops and other frequented places we would love if you could hang flyers on community boards.
Minimal experience with marketing and sales
Able to speak about permaculture related topics with ease
You have your own transportation
Dependable and on time
Ability to research related seminars and events
Ten to fifteen hours a month on your own time attending events, tabling, and passing out flyers
Meet up with APG twice a month
Please send your resume and which position you are applying for to firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries.