Payment: Dependent upon experience
Commitment: 10-20 hours, Monday-Friday
Salary: This internship is unpaid. However, we are committed to offering our interns ample learning, networking and professional development opportunities.
Red Tomato is a working model of a Food Hub – a coordination, distribution, and marketing hub for the region’s farmers. We market fresh, regional, ecologically-grown fruits and vegetables for a network of 40+ family farms, to millions of consumers, in hundreds of supermarkets and retail stores throughout the Northeast. We also have a robust program of collaborative research with scientists, a strong focus on brand and market development, and a commitment to sharing what we’ve learned with our colleagues in the Good Food Movement. Since 1998, we have pushed the limits of our innovative non-profit marketing and distribution network to bring more food, from more farms, to the widest possible base of consumers. To date, Red Tomato is responsible for sales of over $17 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables grown on family farms throughout the Northeast. Continue reading
We’re building a new business development and sales team to create, execute and continuously evaluate BTTR’s go-to-market strategy, with a critical role in prospecting and cultivating our most important customer relationships and business opportunities.
As a Business Development Leader, you will be responsible for owning and driving the growth and evolution of Back to the Roots in your region. Primary responsibilities include maintaining and growing sales in established retail channels, as well as identifying and opening new retail accounts, in your region. Activities will include conducting in-store demonstrations, managing relationships with store staff, as well as other support activities to monitor and maintain sales. Activities may also include participation in trade shows, special events, marketing activities, and other work relevant to marketing and selling BTTR’s products within your region, and outside of your region if needed. You will work closely with BTTR’s management team to coordinate strategies for achieving company goals, as well as receive all necessary support you might need in your new role. Continue reading
Department: Programs/Community Nutrition
Reports to: Community Nutrition Program Manager
Bowdoin Street Health Center in Dorchester is seeking a Community Health Specialist (CHS) to join our community health team and work with patients, residents and health center staff. The CHS will work on initiatives including, but not limited to managing the health center’s community farmers’ market, research and develop the health center’s healthy corner store initiative, oversee community group geared towards healthy foods in the neighborhood, improving community infrastructure to support healthy lifestyles and other community identified food access issues. This is a challenging and exciting position for a seasoned organizer in a multi-cultural community.
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The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive (CoFed) is a network and training program that inspires and equips college students to create hubs for sustainable, local food education and access on their campus. Over the last year and a half, we’ve helped over 15 teams begin to launch cooperative cafes and have been identified by the fast food industry as viable competition on college campuses. We’ve been featured in Good Magazine, the Huffington Post, and our director has been recognized as a Slow Money entrepreneur.
CoFed is seeking a part-time, as-needed, grant-writer to draft and polish initial letters of inquiry and grants to medium-sized and family foundations. A quick hand, an understanding of sustainable food, health, environmental and educational funding are preferred. Continue reading