Front End Digital Coordinator (Intern/Volunteer)

About the Position

The Sustainable Brands International Team seeks an intern to join our team to assist with the Front End Digital Management. Each year, partner organizations in other countries take our core conference model and implement it in their respective countries. In 2016, we had partner-led conferences in Istanbul, Tokyo, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, and many others.


We are looking for someone with a solid background in coding to assist our international partners. In this role, you will be responsible for taking content from our international partners and uploading it to the main Sustainable Brands website (sustainablebrands.com) while also helping partners edit and maintain the microsites for their respective countries.



Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Uploading digital content from international partners (photos, event information) to the Sustainable Brands website

  • Each of our international partners has their own individual microsite for their upcoming conferences (ex: http://events.sustainablebrands.com/sb17istanbul/). You will be in charge of answering questions about these microsites -- how to set them up, how to edit them, what editing powers are available, etc.


Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with coding languages like HTML and CSS (required)

  • Basic knowledge of graphic design, as you will be dealing with many design assets.

  • Proficient with all common types of information technology, especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Docs and all manners of Internet research

  • Video editing experience a major plus


About You:

  • You are passionate about sustainability issues and ethical business practices

  • You are extremely organized and detail-oriented, able to juggle many activities and a high volume of communication with focus, grace and good humor

  • You are a systems thinker who thrives on understanding the big picture, while still paying close attention to details and subtle nuances

  • You always employ a high degree of professionalism, able to communicate clearly and competently with senior corporate executives

  • You have excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills.

  • You are a team player who communicates well across the organization and views her/his personal success as integral to the success of the team and the performance of the organization as a whole.

Why Work at SB

Our team is an incredible and eclectic mix of media and sustainable business experts. We offer a flexible work schedule at our office in downtown San Francisco, snacks, happy hours, possible part-time telecommuting and superb networking opportunities with the world’s leading sustainability practitioners. We are a fun-loving team of individuals passionate about the role business can play in moving us towards a sustainable future. If you feel the same way, we'd love to hear from you.

Work Schedule

The position is part-time, about 10-15 hours per week. The work will likely be divided between work in our San Francisco office and work from home.  

What You'll Need to Do:

Send your resume and a cover letter to connect@sustainablebrands.com with the subject "Front End Intern Application".

Please Note:

We currently have another internship posting for the International Team: link. If you think you can tackle both of these roles, there is an option to merge these roles and take on a more meaningful internship at our company.

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