The World Council of Churches (WCC) is an ecumenical fellowship of churches founded in 1948. It brings together 350 member churches from all over the world, including Orthodox churches, Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran and Reformed denominations, to promote Christian unity in faith, witness and service for a just and peaceful world.
From its headquarters at the Ecumenical Centre in Grand-Saconnex, a unique space for its member churches, the WCC conducts its work together with churches and ecumenical partners. Activities include promoting peace and justice in places of conflict; inter-religious dialogue with people of other faiths; and ecumenical education.
The WCC is looking for a Communication intern at 60% (6 months) who will be working to enhance preservation and access for WCC archives and who will be supporting the organization of events and visits at the WCC. Reporting to the director of communications, the successful candidate will be able to provide communication support for the WCC Communication Team.
During the assignment, the candidate will have the opportunity to gain practical experience and expertise in Marketing and different areas of communication work, more specifically in promotion and archives.
Fluent in French and having very good English skills, the Communications intern will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills. The successful candidate will have responsibility for:
Promotion and marketing:
Qualifications and special requirements:
Student in Information sciences; communication or related field.
Ability to correspond in French and English.
Ability to work with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and Word
What we offer:
- Gain experience in communication and marketing
- Intercultural skills working in a global and ecumenical NGO
- Experience and understanding of basic functions in library and archives
Deadline for applications: November 15, 2020
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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.