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24 Jun 2021

Internship Creative Design Intern

RainforestAlliance – Posted by RainforestAlliance New York, New York, United States

Job Description

At the Rainforest Alliance, we are building an alliance to create a better future for people and nature by making responsible business the new normal. To advance our mission, we focus on amplifying our impact on the ground through systemic transformation: change across the entire supply chain, change in the relationship between people and nature, and change within our own organization. We achieve this transformation by working in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders to create a stronger Alliance. Together, we protect forests and biodiversity, improve the livelihoods of farmers and forest communities, promote their human rights, and address climate change. We embrace transparency because we believe that the best way to build trust across our alliance is through openness about our tactics, our impact, and partners on the ground. Together, we can achieve our vision of a world where people and nature thrive in harmony.

Position summary:

At the Rainforest Alliance we are looking for a self-motivated, collaborative, and impact driven Creative Design Intern. As part of the Creative Design team, the Creative Design Intern will support the wider Marketing & Communications department in building Rainforest Alliance’s brand and communicating our work both internally and externally. The intern will work closely with other Creative Design team members and provide design support, which may include creating graphics for print, social media, and video; fulfilling requests for new print and web-based communications materials and updates to existing materials; designing slide decks for internal and external use; designing branded merchandise; and supporting bigger projects. The intern may also be called upon to provide administrative support for the Creative Design team, including archiving photos and organizing files.


This internship will provide an opportunity to:

  • Build project management, teamwork, and visual communication skills
  • Get experience working on the in-house communications team of an international non-profit organization
  • Create design work that will be seen by our 500K+ social media followers
  • Build your portfolio of real-world design work
  • Gather relevant experience and knowledge of the sustainability world



  • Support the Creative Design team in the creation of new communciations materials and the updating of existing materials;
  • Respond to internal requests for materials and communication collateral;
  • Support in producing effective, attractive content that successfully communicates Rainforest Alliance messaging and adheres to our brand guidelines;
  • Provide regular progress updates to fellow Creative Design team members

What We Offer

  • An outstanding chance to bring our unique purpose to life!
  • This is a paid internship opportunity
  • Real-world experience and responsibilities, but also good guidance during your internship
  • All-around support from a diverse and skilled team

Required Qualifications:

  • You are available for 6–10 weeks from June 2021 (at least 20 hours a week);
  • You are an MBO, Bachelor’s, or Master’s student, with a focus on Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or a similar field;
  • You have some experience in design and layout skills and a portfolio of work (student projects, self-initiated, or client-based);
  • You have experience working with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; and
  • You are passionate about making a difference in the world.


Deadline: July 9, 2021



How to Apply

Please apply on our company website here:  

Job Types: Internship.

Job expires in 5 days.

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