Careers and Opportunities

Open Positions

Part-Time Grant Writer

The Global Food and Drink Initiative is currently looking for a passionate grant writer to join our team.  This position will work alongside the executive director to write and apply for grants within the nonprofit’s focus areas.

To receive the full position description, send an email to

Freelance Contributor for Cuisine Noir Magazine

The Global Food and Drink Initiative is always looking to work with talented and experienced freelance writers who are passionate about telling diverse stories in food and drink.  

We do accept pitches for future stories.  Please note that we do have a formal onboarding process and do not confirm assignments until after they are verbally discussed with the editor.

If interested in contributing, send an email to


The Global Food and Drink Initiative as well as other organizations foster opportunities for educational growth and professional development. As opportunities become available, we’ll be sure to post them here. 

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Brooks Winery Harvest Internship
Deadline to apply: Friday, April 1 at 11 pm PT

Brooks Winery is looking for enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated wine professionals to join the 2022 harvest crew. You will process around 300 tons of fruit from the estate and other vineyards in Willamette Valley & Columbia Gorge during an immersive, educational, and hands-on experience. This paid position includes on-site group housing and team lunches. Airfare is not provided.  For more information and to apply, click here.