Job & Internship Opportunities with Don't Waste Durham

Environmental Marketing Intern for GreenToGo

Don’t Waste Durham is looking for someome to assist with marketing and promotion of GreenToGo, a reusable takeout container serivce. This internship provides an opportunity to increase skills in grassroots marketing/organizing, social media strategy/implementation, PR strategy/implementation, and working on a team of dedicated volunteers working to change the world. The ideal candidate has an interest in sustainable business practices and making a positive environmental impact on the world, and demonstrates and outgoing personality and go-get-em attitude. 


4-6 hours per week. Must be available by email and/or text for quick check-ins and vital communications. Must comit to at least 3 months of service to the team. 


Work closely with Don't Waste Durham Executive Director, Crystal Dreisbach, and Board Chair, Amy Eller, in the development and implementation of a multi-staged, multi-medium marketing plan. Individual tasks will include: 

  • Social media campaign management, review and evaluation, and reporting back to Don't Waste Durham leadership team;

  • Managing press contact list, sending press releases as needed, monitoring press response;

  • Assisting with printed marketing material distribution; 

  • Attending events to capture content for marketing purposes (photos, interviews, etc). 

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship. However, we will reward completed work with credit in our online store. Don't Waste Durham is also very happy to write letters of recommendation and/or complete internship documentation; and we will pass along as many perks from our businesses and organizations that we possibly can! This internship is a growth opportunity with the potential to develop into more. GreenToGo is beginning a revolution, we are the next best things to hit Durham - being a part of the founding team will be a point of pride for all invovled. 

Start date: ASAP/negotiable

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Crystal Dreisbach at 

Application Deadline: Open