Marketing and Sales Intern – Face the Future

Face the Future aims to strengthen its marketing and sales efforts primarily in commercialising its core product: quality forest carbon offsets into the voluntary carbon market. Face the Future seeks a highly motivated intern to join our marketing and sales team for a period of 6 months with a possibility earning an entry-level position upon successful completion. The application deadline is April 10th, 2013 and the internship is expected to begin in early May, 2013.

Please submit applications to:     
Roles and responsibilities 

Marketing / Communications 
  • Create, manage and organize regular marketing content (flyers, sales emails, targeted newsletters etc..) 
Market research 
  • Frequent carbon market research, supply and demand 
  • Processing and finalizing sales orders 
  • Reach out to new prospective clients 
  • Represent Face the Future at European carbon market related conferences and events 
The candidate must: 
  • Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in marketing/communications and/or environmental sciences 
  • Be familiar with concepts of climate change, forest ecosystems services and carbon markets  
  • Be able to quickly learn and communicate on our product offerings  
  • Be able to easily manage relationships and  provide outstanding customer support 
  • Have experinces with mail out services like Mail Chimp etc.. knowledge on graphic design for web and 
  • print and video  
  • Have at least 1 (preferably 2) years work experience in a marketing and/or sales role, preferably within an 
  • NGO or environmental firm 
  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Dutch, fluency in written and spoken French and/or German an 
  • advantage 
  • Must be a citizen of the EU and financially secure enough to live in or near Amsterdam during the 
  • duration of the internship