Promotion, marketing and communications intern (6 months)

Geneva, Switzerland | Communication | Full-time

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OBJECTIVE:  Support and develop the Visitors’ programme for the WCC; provide communication support for the WCC Communication Team; participate in marketing initiatives

 

GOALS OF THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME:

Contribute to the work of the communication team and the WCC in the area of the visitors’ program (75% of the internship), marketing and communications (25%) while learning about, and consolidating his/her own participation in the ecumenical movement.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support marketing work of the WCC in collaboration with the Director of Communication and the Communication Officers;
  • Provide communication support to a highly-motivated team of communicators (e.g. digital communication; story-writing; web management, communication logistics back-up, etc.,)
  • Participate in implementing a sustainable and cost effective Visitors’ programme for the WCC (project management);
  • Planning and organizing the visits of groups, delegations and individuals to the Ecumenical Centre;
  • Support developing promotional materials for the team;
  • Support maintaining the WCC brand within the Ecumenical Centre, making certain all visitors encounter the WCC brand and have the opportunity to engage with it;
  • Evaluate programmes for visitors and do overall evaluation of visits to the WCC in order to improve efforts;
  • Follow up with on-going relations with visiting groups and individuals;
  • Undertake various administrative tasks to support the team;

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum Bachelor level in Communications or Marketing or Tourism with interest in one or more of the related areas;
  • Strong personal commitment to the goal of justice and peace;
  • Highly-motivated individual;
  • Awareness of communications issues;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to work in a fast-pacing environment and stress management skills;
  • Communication skills, especially writing and speaking in English (at least C1 level in both written and oral skills). Knowledge of German is much appreciated;
  • Open personality being able to work in a collaborative way in the WCC and in the Communications team;
  • Capacity and willingness to handle administrative tasks;
  • An attestation letter from the university stating that the internship is an integral part of the course;
  • Valid residency permit in Switzerland

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 29 February 2020

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible

CONTRACT DURATION: 6 months

 

ABOUT HUMAN RESOURCES AT THE WCC: The WCC is an equal opportunity employer. The sole criteria for recruitment, training and career opportunities are qualification, skills, experience and performance to all its staff members.