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JOIN THE TEAM | MobiliseYourCity is looking for a Communications Intern

01 Jul 2022

Internship offer

 

MobiliseYourCity is looking for a Communications Intern. If you speak French and English, have an interest in NGOs and are passionate about sustainability, you might be the person we are looking for. 

Job description 

Launched at COP21 in Paris, the MobiliseYourCity Partnership is a leading global Partnership for sustainable mobility of nearly 100 partners, including 65 city members and 15 country members. 

Thanks to the generous contributions of the European Union, the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the French Ministry of Ecological Transition (MTE), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Development and Cooperation (BMZ), the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV), and the French Facility for Global Environment (FFEM), as of February 2021, our Implementing Partners have raised 40 million euros in grants to support 39 member cities and 9 member countries with technical assistance and project preparation. 

The Partnership is implemented by AFD, GIZ, ADEME, Cerema, CODATU, EBRD, KFW, and Wuppertal Institute. Our Implementing Partners are working with cities and countries all over the world to develop scalable solutions to improve mobility in complex environments. 

We are a Partnership dedicated to enabling transformative change in urban mobility. By leveraging the unique core competencies of a wide range of organisations, we act as a knowledge hub and collaborate to generate solutions that exceed what we could do alone, helping make lasting positive change possible. 

The partnership mainly supports its city and country members by assisting in the preparation of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs), National Urban Mobility Policies and Investment Programs (NUMPs), building capacities and engaging regional Communities of Practice through trainings, online platforms, peer-to-peer exchanges, and events.  

The MobiliseYourCity Secretariat consists of an international team of 10 people of which 5 are financed by AFD, and 5 by BMUV. The advertised position is financed by AFD.  

Main tasks 

  • Monitor developments and share key information on urban mobility-related events, publications, innovations, news on related initiatives and key actors and institutions 
  • Produce short synthesis knowledge products based on ongoing or completed project activities  
  • Support in the preparation and implementation of events including webinars, steering committee meetings and in-person trainings 
  • Draft and organise social media content to promote on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter 
  • Contribute to social media quantitative and qualitative analytics reporting 
  • Contribute to the development of visual communications products such as PowerPoint presentations, and other visual media using Adobe Package when necessary 
  • Support with translation and editorial work of the newsletter and knowledge products 
  • Write short contributions for the MobiliseYourCity Newsletter with inputs form partners  
  • Support with administrative tasks as needed, including contact management  

Requirements 

  • Currently enrolled student of public policy, communication or marketing with an interest in NGOs 
  • Passionate about sustainability and contributing to a fair future  
  • Great communicator, with excellent writing skills 
  • Good knowledge and strong interest in social media  
  • Familiar with climate issues  
  • Good knowledge of the Adobe Package is a plus 
  • Ability to work in a decentralised international and multicultural environment 
  • Full working proficiency in English and French is required, Spanish is highly desirable, native English speaker is a plus 

Conditions of employment 

Location : Global Secretariat of the MobiliseYourCity Partnership 
Rue Archimède, 61 
1000 Brussels 
Occasional international travel (in Europe) is required 

Starting date: September 2022 
Duration : 6 months 
Contract : Contrat d’insertion professionnelle 
Compensation: 800 EUR/Month 

Deadline for applications: 19th August 2022 

Application: Please send your application via email to contact@mobiliseyourcity.net including Cover Letter and CV in English  

CODATU encourages qualified applications regardless of national origin, ethnicity, opinions or beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, health status or disability. 

 

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