Sustainability Program & Content Developer
Paid 1 year internship for recent grad
Marcatus QED is an international global sourcing and supply chain company providing clients with high quality preserved vegetable condiments. Our company is founded on the principles of building value through a high level of quality assurance, leading-edge research and development, sustainability programs and maintaining a unique and collaborative company culture. With our headquarters located in Canada and offices in France, India, Vietnam, and China our employees are all valued as part of an international team. We are poly-lingual, multi-talented individuals united in teamwork by a strong culture of communication and innovation.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The objective of this role is to support the Sustainability & Communications Global Lead in daily activities including supporting the development of the Marcatus QED Responsible Farming program which targets to improve the sustainability of over 20,000 smallholder farming families in South India.
Research crop status from multiple sourcing regions and develop timely crop updates
Participate as a creative member of the ‘Responsible Farming’ team, participate in weekly global team calls, develop solutions and support global timely execution
Support sustainability partnership development with key stakeholders including suppliers and client through strategic communications
Contribute to the development of education and training materials for suppliers, international agri-teams and smallholder farmers; deploy an empathic voice using universal design principles to reach unique global communities
Contribute to the develop of new partnerships, manage current partnerships focused on climate change adaptation and sustainability with industry, academia, and government to improve and/or expand sustainability initiatives with international private and public partners
Review current and alternative technologies and company procedures and assess their environmental and economic impact for the company i.e. New equipment investment analyses
In collaboration with local teams, contribute to developing new and innovative methods to collect data and report on metrics such as water use, soil erosion, waste production, crop climate resistance i.e. drought tolerance, frequency of chemical and fertilizer use, and household socio-economic indicators.
Develop creative content and communications to promote program to partners and public; leverage Responsible Farming metrics and special programs
- Capacity to research and write compelling content for a business audience
- Capacity work in global teams, be an effective collaborator and team builder
- Keen interest in sustainability solutions with global food supply chains
- Capacity to work in ambiguous areas
- Knowledge of smallholder farmer challenges in developing countries, NGOs working in international development and international develop trends with smallholder farmers considered an asset