The Little Market is a non-profit organization founded by women to empower women. We sell fair trade, ethically sourced products made by artisans in over 25 countries around the world. Join our team to help empower artisans in marginalized communities so they can build a brighter future for themselves and their families. We are looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals who are interested in gaining experience in e-commerce, digital marketing, product development, and fair trade. You will work as part of a small team in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

The Little Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Little Market does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Full Time Employees are eligible for benefits including PTO, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays, 401k, and Health Benefits. Part Time Employees are eligible for Sick Pay.

Current Openings


Graphic Design Internship

full-time or part-time | WESTWOOD, CA OR SANTA ANA, CA



The Little Market is looking for a highly motivated, creative individual who is interested in gaining experience in digital marketing and graphic design, as well as learning more about fair trade and social justice.

This internship will primarily focus on: designing and developing high-quality, engaging graphic communications for print and digital channels; creating new content for website and blog; organizing and editing photo; and collaborating on e-newsletters and email marketing campaigns.

Interns are asked to commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week spread over two to three weekdays for a minimum of three months during our hours of operation (Monday through Friday with availability during 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.). Start dates are flexible; we have internship openings throughout the year, and we accept applications on a rolling basis.

This internship is based out of Santa Monica, California, or Santa Ana, California.


  • Well-organized, self-motivated, and reliable with a strong interest in graphic design
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, internet applications) and familiarity with social media
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Creative and innovative thinker who is self-motivating.
  • Comfortable handling and digesting a large amount of real-time data.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills along with impeccable attention to detail.
  • Strong organization and planning skills – able to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • A high degree of professionalism, ethics, passion, industriousness, creativity, and a can-do attitude.
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced and energetic environment.
  • An ability to learn and communicate about fair trade and social responsibility concepts.
  • Helpful and positive attitude toward customers and employees.
  • Must bring own electronic devices (i.e. mobile device, laptop computer, etc.).
  • Flexible work schedule (i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays).
  • Interest in fair trade and women’s rights.


Interns must be enrolled as students for the duration of the internship term.


Please send the following information to opportunities@thelittlemarket.com with Graphic Design Intern as the subject of your email.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Link or PDF of your design portfolio
  • Social Media Links
  • Names and contact information (email or phone) for three references


Only complete applications will be reviewed. Due to the large number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted further.

(No phone calls, please)

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