Marketing Intern

About Us:

Fairtrade is a global movement for change in the United States. Fairtrade America works directly with companies, consumers and campaigners to secure a better deal for farmers and workers who grow products we love like coffee, cocoa and bananas. We believe change comes from building meaningful partnerships from the farm to the business to you. By working together, we can do more for communities around the world.


The Marketing Intern is a talented and committed student or professional who is responsible for supporting the work of the Marketing team to be successful. This position will report to the Director of Marketing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to all members of the Marketing team including PR, advertising, digital, external relations, campaigns and events
  • Send communications to key supporters, clients and partners
  • Support on event logistics and management for both major trade shows and community events
  • Provide digital support where needed, including copywriting, analysis and reporting
  • Manage all supplies and stock, including materials tracking and mailing prizes and support materials to commercial partners and supporter groups
  • Support on grassroots outreach
  • Enter data into different systems including Salesforce, Connect and Mailchimp
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
  • Assist with promotional activities

Position may require work on holidays, evenings or weekends mainly around trade show or events and compensatory time may be offered. There may be travel and other duties or responsibilities assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or currently studying for a degree
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal skills are required
  • An excellent and meticulous organizer
  • Flexible, creative team player willing to willing to step into whatever task is required to get the job done
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of people, under pressure
  • Good computer skills are required, including familiarity with database and spreadsheet programs, CMS & CRM systems, e-newsletter systems, and social media
  • Knowledge and commitment to Fairtrade and development issues desired

What We Value:

Action - We get the right things done promptly and effectively to deliver services to achieve maximum impact for people and communities.

Integrity - We nurture and promote fairness and equality in global trade by being open, trustworthy and transparent in our work.

Respect - We treat everyone with equality, respect and understanding.

Challenge - We strive to increase the impact of our work, going beyond expectations to set the agenda for rights in trade.

Optimism – We believe we can make lives better and explore opportunities for working together to make long term improvements.

The Marketing Intern will be employed on a part-time hourly basis during the Autumn semester. Exact days and hours are flexible but expected to total 20 hours per week. Our internship is paid at a rate of $13.25/hour.

Fall Semester:

Start Date: mid – September


To apply send your resume and cover letter to Only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.