UBC Farm looking for Christmas Tree Intern

Forwarded on behalf of Kate Menzies, UBC Farm:UBC farm

Dear Forestry students,

The UBC Farm is looking for a Christmas Tree Farm Intern this May-Dec 2014. Please follow the link below for the full posting and details on how to apply.

The Christmas Tree Intern should be a Faculty of Forestry undergraduate who is eligible to register for directed study credits.

The deadline for application is March 23rd, 2014.

Visit the UBC Farm Website for a complete list of internships.

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Duties

The Christmas Tree farm Marketing Intern will work alongside farm staff on the follow tasks building on the work that was done by the 2013 intern.

Marketing/Business Development
– Create annual budget ( include all production costs and determine revenue required to exceed expenses)
– Create inventory of tree that are available this 2014 season for rent or sale
– Develop marketing strategy for 2014 season and execute renting sale of trees to UBC Community: pricing, marketing, delivery, collection, communication & social media
– Provide recommendations for 2015 season
Production
– Work with elected FUS Christmas Tree Farm Manager and volunteers to tend and maintain the Tree Farm ( eg. pruning, mulching, irrigation, fertilization)
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