Sparknews

Communication Officer Intern

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Communication Officer - Internship

At Sparknews, we believe that changing the world starts by changing the way we talk about it. To achieve this, we identify the most inspiring positive initiatives worldwide and share them with a wide network to amplify their impact and accelerate our transition towards a more sustainable world.

What We Do
1. SOURCING

Sourcing and qualifying impactful initiatives via various networks and calls for projects. We currently have more than 4,000 projects from all over the world in our database.

2. SHARING

Sharing ​these solutions during conferences and forums and with the widest audience possible via large scale media operations, including:

  • Impact Journalism Day, with 50+ leading media in 50+ countries that publish supplements on the same day, together reaching over 100 million readers.
  • Solutions&Co, with 20+ business newspapers worldwide. In 2016, it was about smart cities, in 2017 we were focusing on circular economy.
3. CREATING RELEVANT ECOSYSTEMS

Creating relevant ecosystems​ where we connect influencers, experts, business executives, policymakers, artists, social entrepreneurs and top journalists to build powerful communities.

What you will do
  • Community management: leverage the Sparknews’ social media to inspire and amplify the impact of innovative projects (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Medium & Youtube)
  • Writing and proofreading communication materials in English and in French (web content, social media posts, newsletters, short articles etc.)
  • Test and learn on innovative ways to engage with the Sparknews’ community including journalists, CSR experts, social entrepreneurs and nonprofits
  • Support in the organization of events with the community : the Positive Innovation Club, Convergences, One Young World, Viva Technology
Desired qualities

Bilingual speaker of English and French

Work independently and have strong social skills

Enjoy organizing networks, events and communications

Previous experience in community management

Knowledge of Mailchimp, WordPress and the Adobe suite will be appreciated

Curious about social innovation, sustainability and solutions journalism

Dynamic, rigorous & proactive

Background

Communication

Event management

International studies

Journalism

Business

Political Sciences

Conditions

Location: Based in Paris (9ème arrondissement)

Starting date: September 2019

Contract type: Internship 6 months

How to apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to :
Aubance Lamour - alamour@sparknews.com
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