Jobs & Internships

Deputy Director

The Deputy Director role is a new position designed to meet the needs of a growing organization. The role is focused on three main areas: 50 percent development, 35 percent special events, and 15 percent operations. As this is a new role, these estimates may vary from the actual work. We seek a senior nonprofit leader with roots in nonprofit development and the desire to grow their leadership experience.

This position will report to executive director Kate Morrison and will work closely with the Board of Directors as well.

Download the full job announcement here. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 

Communications & Event Intern -- Fall 

Time commitment: 12-20 hours per week for 6 months OR 15-25 hours for 3 months. The internship is slated to start the beginning of September. For the right candidate, we can be flexible on the exact timing of start and end dates.

Location: City Fruit's office is located in South Lake Union. Depending on availability and interest, the intern may be invited to help represent City Fruit at outreach or networking events throughout the city.

Pay: The intern will receive a $2,000 stipend to help cover the costs of travel and gas. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be a part of a vibrant and growing organization.

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Promote events via social media and other outlets
  • Assist with preparing (planning, writing, and submitting copy for) monthly newsletters and other database email communications
  • Collaborate with team to craft messaging campaigns
  • Assist with data entry and database management as it relates to marketing and fundraising efforts
  • Create publicity materials and marketing collateral, as needed
  • Represent City Fruit and our info booth at various outreach events, as needed
  • Provide feedback to supervisor and other staff members
  • Perform routine office-related tasks, like copying, filing, scanning, and maintaining accurate inventory of supplies
  • Assist with planning for City Fruit's special events, including the Save Seattle's Apples campaign
  • Assist with City Fruit's harvest expansion into the Queen Anne and Magnolia neighborhoods

Position Requirements:

  • Passion for City Fruit's mission and work
  • Familiar and comfortable with computers, including email, spreadsheets, Salesforce is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and well-organized
  • Ability to engage in positive, professional manner with diverse populations, including project participants, partners, volunteers, and the general public
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Regular and reliable attendance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with community outreach, web content/social media
  • Facility with a camera and basic photography editing (Photoshop/Illustrator or Gimp/Inkscape)

To apply: Submit your resume and one-page cover letter to [email protected] before August 1st, with the subject line Communications & Event Internship Application. The cover letter should detail your interest in the position, a preferred schedule, your ability to travel around Seattle, and whether you are seeking school credit for the position.