Internship with Minnesota Farmers Union

The Membership & Administrative Intern will have the opportunity to work with all facets of the organization, with a focus on membership and outreach. MFU has a small, dedicated office staff of eight, with a field staff of five in greater Minnesota. Summer 2017, with possible extension into Fall 2017. 20 hours per week, MondayFriday, 8:30 am4:30 pm. Paid Internship. 

Primary Projects/Duties:

 Design outreach and membership materials in conjunction with staff
 Process monthly membership mailings, file memberships, and other administrative work
 Maintain membership database information and update political districting
 Identify new audiences for membership and perform membership prospect research
 Attend meetings with senior staff and represent the organization publicly at events
 Assist staff with social media and web communications
 Support event planning and execution

Experience:
Applicants should be self-motivated, reliable, and organized with strong written and verbal communication skills, preferably with a history in customer service and/or client relations. Familiarity with Microsoft Office and data entry preferred, with experience in publication design and/or film production a plus. Applicants should demonstrate a passion for agriculture and local foods systems.
To Apply: Send a PDF of your cover letter and resume to MFU Executive Assistant Laura Sherar at laura@mfu.org. No calls or visits please.

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