Content Creator Intern, Summer 2021

Apeel Sciences
  • Job Location:
    Local (No Remote)
  • Company Location:
    Santa Barbara, US
  • Category:
    Marketing & Growth
  • Level:
    Junior
  • Job Type:
    Internship
  • Job salary:
  • SDG(s) Supported:
    SDG12
  • Published on:
    April 6, 2021

Job Description

Company Background

Since 2012, founder James Rogers has been on a mission to tackle the global Food Waste Crisis with a goal of providing a more sustainable, equitable path forward for the global food system. Apeel is an edible protective layer that extends fruits’ and vegetables’ shelf-life. Apeel-covered fruits and vegetables spoil slower and require less refrigeration, and the plant-derived peel reduces the use of plastic and other products harmful to the planet. Apeel pulls material from the natural skins, peels, seeds, and pulp found on fruits and vegetables, to create the extra protective peel. The thin layer slows down water loss and oxidation, which can help keep those fruits and vegetables from browning and spoiling.

Company Culture

At Apeel Sciences, we look to nature to help the global food system improve quality, reduce waste, and ensure an abundant future for our planet.  Apeel is comprised of highly talented, deeply passionate, and tight-knit team members who are excited by the opportunity to challenge the status quo, obsessed with solving problems, and truly seek to positively change how we feed the world.

Our people are fundamental to our company’s success and continued growth. If you are ready for an opportunity to jump in, take ownership, and drive meaningful outcomes in a highly collaborative, communicative, and dynamic environment, we would love to connect with you!

About This Role

At Apeel Sciences, we look to nature to help the global food system improve quality, reduce waste, and ensure an abundant future for our planet. We are seeking a Content Creator Intern who will work with Apeel’s design and marketing teams to develop in-house content, as well as externally facing brand content to support B2B, B2C and Trade/Retail initiatives. The ideal candidate can develop creative content with proficiency in all aspects of production, using the latest creative software. Special preference for videographic and/or animation skills to be executed across social media platforms. Scripting and copywriting experience desired.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with marketing and design teams on content for activations
  • Develop creative content - animations, videos, GIFs, etc - based on department needs and goals
  • Follow a creative process with wide latitude for development and mentoring to completion
  • Create and design video assets including animated social posts, short documentaries, etc.

What You Bring

  • Are currently pursuing an AA, AS, BA or BS degree
  • Skills in pre-production (story-boarding, preliminary scripting)
  • Scripting and copywriting skills are a big plus
  • High level experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong motion graphics skills
  • Video (filming and lighting)
  • Editing (editing and graphics)
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Great attention to detail and ability to self determine task completion
  • Highly organized and with a strong ability to manage multiple priorities in parallel with each other
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Apeel believes that the scale of our impact is determined by the teams that work with us. As such, we seek to build high-performing teams of people from various experiences and backgrounds who can collectively push our company into new realms. We seek a diverse pool of applicants and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, Veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. If you have a special need or disability that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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