Vacancy: Media internship – Systems Change

Communication and Information Sciences
Netherlands
This position can be carried out from anywhere in the world
Period: 
1 May, 2024 to 31 Oct, 2024
Deadline: 
19 Apr, 2024

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Would you like to be part of a global movement of changemakers?Catalyst 2030 is seeking a Media and Digital Journalism intern with a focus on systems change.Launched at the World Economic Forum in January 2020, Catalyst 2030 is a global community of social entrepreneurs, funders and other social change innovators who believe collaborative action and bold, new strategies are needed to address the crises of our time.

Joining forces with communities, governments, businesses, funders and others, Catalyst 2030 members are working toward changing systems at all levels. Cumulatively, members have already impacted the lives of millions, often with limited resources. Together, we envision the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for all.

 

How can you help change the world?

 

Our Chief Facilitator at Catalyst 2030 is looking for an intern to assist her in helping her develop and share vision on the next steps of financial systems change.

 

We are looking for a student or graduate to take the concepts developed by our Chief Facilitator, Jeroo Billimoria and translate them to a blog and create social media to reach as many people as possible. You must have good English writing skills and an ambition to change the world for the better. 

 

Jeroo Billimoria has challenged systems and changed the world for children, youth and adults alike. Her determination to make financial education accessible for children around the globe, helping millions of children and young people to set up savings accounts and take charge of their right to not live in poverty has changed the lives of many. Aflatoun, Child and Youth Finance International, Catalyst 2030, are just a number of organisations she has (co) founded to make collaborative systems change happen in the world of finance. Global money week, now run by OECD, is her most famed campaign in this area.

 

Can you help Jeroo make the next changes? Will you be the next change maker? Join us!

Requirements and Skills

  • Proven organisational skills and the ability to work independently, as well as within a team, in a fast-paced environment and across time zones

  • An active interest in global issues and challenges, their complexity and nuances

  • Preference for graduate degree completion

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and willingness to learn from experience

  • Desire to work collaboratively in a team, with a hands-on, positive attitude and ability to rise to challenges

  • Good English writing skills

  • Ability to work in a multicultural and global digital environment, with cultural sensitivity

  • Flexibility and the ability to easily adapt to new tasks and assignments that might be given at short notice

  • A knowledge of taxation is an attribute but not necessary

 

Our Offer

  • The opportunity to work with a young and dynamic team in a fast-paced global environment, on-the-job training opportunities and experience within an international NGO

  • The ability to coordinate personal projects to improve the work of the organisation

  • Six month internship contract, preference for full time, but some part-time opportunities available for the right candidate

  • Good working atmosphere with a small and dedicated team

  • An opportunity to work with the world’s most prestigious social entrepreneurs and innovators 

Internship Start Date

A.s.a.p. for six months

 

Location

After COVID, we adopted a distributed organisational model with the ability to hire a diverse team. This position is remote and can be carried out from most regions that have some overlap with CEST working hours (minimum of 4 hours per day with CEST).

Deadline

April 19, 2024

 

How to Apply

To apply, please email your CV and letter of motivation in PDF format in English to the Recruitment Team at [email protected] with the Subject line "Media and Digital Journalism Intern".

Compensation: 
No financial compensation

Keywords

Part-time opportunities available for the right candidate  
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1