NYC: Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center seeks Summer Interns

25 Apr
Location:  Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Position Title:  Summer Recipe & Marketing Intern & Summer Culinary Class Intern

Hours:   Part Time & Full Time Flexible/Nights/Weekends

Pay:  $10 per hour

Company Background:

Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, located in Park Slope, Brooklyn is a hands on recreational and educational culinary center with an emphasis on local, organic, sustainable and fairly traded foods.  The culinary center offers a wide variety of hands on education and culinary classes for children and adults as well as culinary services and events space.    We are aiming to give our community the opportunity to learn more about food and cook with great ease and joy while supporting good healthy habits for ourselves and the planet!   The company has some big plans this summer and will be launching some amazing initiatives and we will be super busy and it will be an exciting summer! Please see our website for more details: www.ger-nis.com/culinaryherbcenter. 

Announcement:  Brooklyn Culinary Center Seeks (2) Summer Paid Interns

General

Ger-Nis Culinary & Herb Center, located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is seeking 2 entry level culinary interns to assist in the daily operations and the advancement of our culinary center.  This is a very unique entry level position, and interns will gain experience in all operations of the culinary center.  The culinary interns will report directly to the culinary center manager.   Tasks and duties include helping us manage our event program, culinary classes, and children’s cooking programs, community outreach, guerilla marketing, and the whole gamut.  We’re looking for someone special who has a passion for food and experience in the food and culinary world.  Applicants should have experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Word Press, Adobe Illustrator, CS5, Photoshop, and be very organized, with a high level of attention to detail.  Applicants should also have a talent for writing and editing.  Applicants must have weeknights and weekends available as the majority of the work will fall under these days but is not limited to.  This is a great opportunity to learn a great deal about business, the organic –fair-trade world and the culinary sector of food as well.   Please see our website for more information about the culinary center, and Ger-Nis International: http://www. ger-nis.com.  

Detailed Job Descriptions

Culinary Class Intern:  In addition to the above overall description, the culinary class intern will be responsible for assisting culinary instructors with classes as well as organizing prep work in the kitchen prior to classes and preparing handouts and all other materials needed for classes.  They will set up according to instructor preferences and clean up according to procedures.  Culinary interns will get to work with some of Brooklyn’s best chefs and artisans as well as farmers and also participate in many of our events that take place in our center.  (This is a 40 hour a week internship with nights and weekends a MUST!)

Recipe & Marketing Intern:  addition to the above overall description, the recipe intern will have a general focus on recipe editing, testing, general food writing & editing.  This intern will also play a crucial role in directly assisting the Culinary Director in recipe development and kitchen tampering.  This intern will also directly assist in marketing as well. Hours are Monday through Friday 10 -5 PM  & every other Saturday 12-5 PM with flexibility to help with major events and projects.

To apply for an internship, please submit resume and cover letter as well as one writing sample between 200-500 words.  Send submissions toemployment@ger-nis.com

***We are specifically seeking applicants with experience in in-house PR and marketing.

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