TORAJAMELO Natural fibers/Natural Textiles Research Intern

Website TORAJAMELO

TORAJAMELO is an impact business based in Indonesia that works with women centered rural communities especially focussed around weaving.

Company Description:

TORAJAMELO is an impact business based in Indonesia that works with women centered rural communities especially focussed around weaving.

Via our 3 Pillars, we are working towards creating a sustainable ecosystem around rural economies

Commerce: We showcase “stories of Indonesia” to Indonesians and to the world via our ethical-slow fashion lifestyle brand TORAJAMELO. We work on both B2B and B2C and through our extensive community network are able to cater to larger B2B orders also.

Community Collaboration: Our core pillar, through which we work with our weaving communities on design and development of weaving that preserves the authenticity of the craft while at the same time staying relevant to evolving market. This pillar has evolved further and includes additional sources of income and livelihood of partner communities through “Community Based Tourism” and regenerative economy projects (farming and agriculture as a start)

Consultancy: Through our consultancy pillar, we offer advisory services to corporations on ESG, UN SDG, and how they can incorporate the same in their businesses. In addition, we also offer mentoring and coaching support to impact businesses on how to survive and thrive in the current times while staying true to their core purpose.

Role Description:

  • Work with both the Founder and CEO to craft White papers and also secondary research on Natural Fibers in Indonesia and its relevance to rejuvenating the textile industry.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Google suite
  • Basic data analysis skills (Excel/Gsheets)
  • Social Media – Facebook/Instagram/Linkedin
  • Passion for environment, rural economies and impact businesses
  • Entrepreneurial attitude
  • Agile and flexible

Candidate Year Preference:

  • Undergrad Year 2
  • Undergrad Year 3
  • Undergrad Year 4
  • Masters

Internship Duration:

  • 7+ weeks

Expected Hours per Week:

  • 20 hours

Supplemental Question:

  • What do you think you can bring on board?
  • https://www.16personalities.com/personality-types profile

Internship Period:

  • Spring Semester (Jan-May 2021)
  • Summer (May-Aug 2021)

(Extend full-time offers to interns)

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