Justmeans is recruiting a cohort of CSR and Social Media Summer Interns for the summer of 2009. Applicants should be enrolled in, or have just completed an MBA program and have an interest in sustainability, social enterprise, corporate social responsibility and responsible investing.

Application instructions: Applicants will answer one of the following two questions reflecting their philosophy related to sustainability and responsibility. Then, applicants will invite their friends and networks to vote and comment on their idea. Once an idea is submitted, further application instructions will be provided in a confirmation email.

Questions:

1. Is Social Responsibility more or less important in a recession?
2. Why is the Press Release dead?

Internship Description:

The cohort of interns will work in the Justmeans New York City or London offices (three in midtown Manhattan, and two in central London) on the business development of Justmeans as we grow and expand into new markets. Projects include but will not be limited to: the development and implementation of a sales and marketing plan for our awards program being developed in conjunction with The Financial Times, marketing and sales of our Event Connector technology tool, managing client needs, and sales of our communication tools.

Applicant Required Qualifications:

* The entrepreneurial zeal, analytical acumen, humbleness and stamina to engage in the fast-paced and intense nature of the realities of a start-up company in the midst of extraordinary growth.
* Innovative problem solving capabilities with superior interpersonal skills suitable for interacting with a wide range of executives.
* The interpersonal skills to listen to partners, to understand client needs and to seamlessly transform requests into action.
*Superior writing and communication skills.
*An upbeat demeanor along with a sense of humor, a positive can-do attitude, and the humility to regularly incorporate the feedback of others into the work processes.
*A Bachelor’s degree is required; the ideal candidates will be enrolled in or have recently completed an MBA program.

Benefits include:

* Participation in Justmeans strategy sessions
*Monthly thought-leader dinners with key executives from leading companies and social enterprises
*Full resume review and ongoing job search strategizing throughout 2010
*Recommendations and personal introductions to key thought leaders in the social responsibility movement

Submit your idea on the Just Means web site.

© 2009, Tracey de Morsella. All rights reserved. Do not republish.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine, Monster.com, About.com Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine, HR.com, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.