Project Interns

We are now seeking interns to support our team! This internship will provide a unique opportunity to gain an insight into the social entrepreneurship landscape in Hong Kong and the different roles of a social enterprise start-up. It will also allow the selected intern to develop strong project management and communication skills; acquire basic farming knowledge/skills; and gain a better understanding on the benefits of urban farming in a densely populated city like Hong Kong.

 

Key responsibilities:

Responsibilities could include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Farm & Project management

    • Support in the planning and execution of our urban farming services, namely farm set-ups, farm maintenance and workshops/events.

  • Marketing & Communications

    • Assist in preparation of promotional materials, social media content, curriculum materials, etc.

  • Business Development

    • Conduct in-depth analyses of new and existing clients to inform our business development strategy

  • Administrative Tasks

    • Provide dedicated administrative support on an as-needed basis

 

Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate or graduate students

  • Experience with or interest in organic farming, environmental studies, social entrepreneurship, and/or landscape architecture preferred though not required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Self-starter, with strong organizational and communication skills

  • Good attention to detail

  • Enjoy working outdoors at our rooftop farms

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • A good command in Chinese (Cantonese) and English (speaking & writing) preferred. Non-Cantonese speakers are welcomed to apply

 

Time Commitment

35-40 hours per week. The internship would be for a period of 3 months (negotiable) starting January 2020. Weekly schedule and hours, and exact start/end dates can be flexible to meet the intern’s needs.

Visa

Applicants should possess the right to work in Hong Kong. Rooftop Republic is not able to sponsor a visa.

Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Interested parties, please write in to us at [email protected] with your resume and one-page cover letter.

(All information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.)

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