Business Development Intern

Internship
Remote
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Psychedelic Plant Medicine Experts

WHO WE ARE:

The Chacruna Institute of Psychedelic Plant Medicines is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded by Brazilian anthropologist Dr. Bia Labate, which produces high-quality research on plant medicines and psychedelics, and helps propagate academic knowledge in more accessible formats. We educate the public and create cultural understanding and legitimacy regarding these substances so that they may cease to be stigmatized and outlawed. Chacruna also promotes a bridge between the world of plant medicines and the emergent field of psychedelic science, between “traditional ceremonial use” and clinical and therapeutic settings, bringing the knowledge and perspectives of the social sciences to health care professionals and practitioners of psychedelic-assisted therapy. Finally, we foster cultural and political reflections on the field of psychedelic science and facilitate conversations about controversial topics that have been simmering on the sidelines as psychedelics go mainstream.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Chacruna Institute is seeking an intern to support business development, fundraising strategy and organization marketing. This intern will primarily work with Chacruna’s Chief Operating Officer to provide support for planning, organizing and directing our fundraising and marketing efforts for 2021 and 2022.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support in creation of fundraising strategy and plan for 2021 and 2022
  • Support with budget creation and profit and loss tracking and analysis
  • Support in creation of solicitation materials for fundraising efforts
  • Support with sponsorship program for Chacruna Conferences and other major programs
  •  Support with research for potential donors and sponsors
  • Support with creating email and social media marketing campaigns
  • Support with management of online member community
  • Other special projects assigned by leadership team

COMPETENCIES:

  •  Experience majoring or working in business, finance, non-profit, sales, marketing or related field.
  • Interest in psychedelic science, education, advocacy and healing
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Google Suite applications
  • Extensive knowledge of social media

TIME COMMITMENT:

  • This position will begin in July 2021 and continue through the end of December (6 months)
  • We require a commitment of at least 10 hours per week of work
  • Timing is flexible and hours are to be discussed and agreed upon before starting
  • This is a fully-remote position

BENEFITS:

  • Experience learning non-profit administration at the cutting-edge of an exciting new industry
  • Development of skills in fundraising and marketing
  • Unique opportunities to network with thought leaders in the psychedelic community
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work remotely
  • Potential to become a paid position in the future

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@chacruna.net

Job Features

Job CategoryMarketing, Operations
LocationRemote
RoleBusiness Development Intern
Job LevelIntern

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