International Partnerships Coordinator (Intern)

About the Position

The Sustainable Brands International Team seeks an intern to join our team and assist in the management of our relationships with international partners. 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 to help us work more effectively with our international partners. In this role, you will help us streamline our communication with our partners (by facilitating monthly calls with our team and our partners, coordinating meetings with partners and members of the SB team, and helping us plan an event for international partners specifically at our upcoming conferences).



Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with international partners through email, video tools etc.

  • Facilitating monthly phone calls between international partners and key members of the Sustainable Brands team

  • Assisting with the set-up and creation of monthly newsletters to all international partners

  • Help to coordinate a day-long or weekend-long event international partners either before or after our upcoming conferences.


Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Experience with Event Planning/Management

  • Customer service focused mindset

  • Multi-media skills such as audio/video editing or graphic design a 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. Most of the work will be done in our office and San Francisco, though there are opportunities to occasionally telecommute.

What You'll Need to Do:

Send your resume and a cover letter to connect@sustainablebrands.com with the subject "International Partnerships 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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