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Call for Applications for Internship 2020: Programs & Communication



Call for Applications for Internship

Are you committed to human rights, democracy and an inclusive society? Are you a sharp organizer and good writer with (social) media skills? Apply for an internship at Humanity in Action The Netherlands!

We are looking for a student or recent graduate (Higher professional education or University education) who has an entrepreneurial mindset and wants to join our team in Amsterdam. We offer two internship positions from the 1st of September 2020 till the 31st of January 2021 (32 hours per week, Monday – Thursday).

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a great organizer and writer with social (media) skills. Someone interested in – and experienced with – the themes we work on. Strong spoken and written skills (both in Dutch and English) are important in this respect. We expect you to work accurately and carefully and that you will be able to work at your initiative and independently for a wide variety of activities.

It helps if you have excellent social, organizational and administrative skills and a great sense of responsibility.

Your responsibilities

You will support the program manager in the preparation and organization of our programs and public events. You take the lead in (re)writing texts on our website and strengthening our communication and assist our office in community building on social media. Also, you will assist with general activities at the office.

Your tasks

  • Supporting the Program Manager with the preparation and organization of our educational programs, public events and training:
  • Strengthening the awareness of Humanity in Action among the target group (by improving our presence on social media and visibility within the media);
  • Placing creative content on our social media and other communication channels;
  • Monitoring the posting and outreach on social media and other communication channels;
  • Supporting the implementation of the GDPR;
  • Performing supportive, logistical and administrative tasks and activities on request.

What we offer you

At Humanity in Action The Netherlands we encourage you to be proactive and you will be given a lot of space to grow and learn a lot. As an intern, you will be given a lot of personal responsibilities within our team of four employees. Next to a modest monthly fee, we offer you a very instructive internship experience in the heart of Amsterdam!

Humanity in Action The Netherlands educates, inspires and connects students and young professionals in the field of human rights, inclusiveness and democracy.

How to apply

Applications can be sent till the 16th of August 2020 to Raissa Biekman at Apply under the reference of ‘Internship Programs & Communications’. Next to your CV, we would like to receive a motivation letter (max. one A4). The interviews will take place between August 19, and August 26, 2020.

Due to the measures against the spread of the coronavirus the interviews will take place online.