Overview

Glenwood Garden L3C, an e-market for artisan made food, seeks a motivated and energetic undergraduate or graduate student for a web development internship. This internship offers the opportunity to work directly with the CEO and the team of this exciting new startup. Applicants should be excited about the problem solving aspects of web design and work and comfortable working in a self-directed and fluid environment where their feedback and contributions are valued and utilized. Experience as a volunteer for nonprofits and social causes, as well as an interest in food/environmental sustainability is a plus, but not required.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this internship include:

  • Front End Web Site Work

  • Back End Web Site Work

  • Help maintain the website via our WordPress theme Avada and the e-market via Woo Commerce back end dashboard

  • Help introduce more efficiency into our system via use of shortcodes, new plugins, coding projects, work flow process, and more

  • Help with A/B testing using Optimizely

  • Use All in one SEO to update and optimize the websites SEO

Other duties may include:

  • Product Acquisition

  • Help build a network of Vendors through research and then direct communication

  • Participate in the subsequent Vendor onboarding process

  • Research artisan food distributor and wholesaler resources

  • Research product lines other than food for eventual outreach, direct communication, and onboarding process

 

 

Requirements/Skills Needed:

Applicants should be familiar with Word Press and Word Press plugins and extensions, have some beginner understanding of php, jquery and html, and also be familiar with Microsoft office and Google Drive tools as well as major social media marketing platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, Pinterest, Flickr, and Instagram, among others.

 

Skills

Required – Web Design, PSD to WordPress

Preferred – jQuery, Basic HTML, PHP

 

Full time or time internships are possible. Position is unpaid. Interns leave with a letter of recommendation, a stronger résumé, valuable web dev skills, and the satisfaction of contributing to a socially beneficial cause. 

Please send resume and cover letter to jonah@glenwoodgarden.com

About Glenwood Garden

Glenwood Garden is a social enterprise that supports nonprofit organizations by providing them access to a recurring-revenue stream generated by the sale of artisan made specialty foods and other products on our e-commerce platform. Items sold are sourced from all over the nation and are specifically identified by who made it, and what the sustainably sourced ingredients are. Fifty percent (50%) of gross profits earned through sales made by participating nonprofits’ network of supporters are shared back to the nonprofit using a participation code. Shoppers not referred by a nonprofit and sourced by Glenwood Garden itself share 25% of the gross profits from their purchases with the participating nonprofit of their choice. Participating nonprofits, many suffering from event fatigue and other problems related to ongoing fundraising, gain a new and creative way to interact with their own networks, and also gain a new channel of local, regional and nationwide exposure. They have the opportunity to gain awareness for their cause with potential new members, donors and corporate sponsors through the Glenwood Garden online community.

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