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Internship: Communications Assistant

Internship: Communications Assistant

Mission 89 is looking for a Communications Assistant to ensure partners are kept up to date on activities, and support overall communications goals. Deadline: 15 September.

Mission 89

Mission 89 is a research, education, and advocacy organisation that fights the exploitation of young athletes through social and economic transformation.

Position Summary

The Communications Assistant will ensure that Mission 89 and its corporate partners are kept up to date on each other’s activities, and support Mission 89’s overall communications goals.

Primary responsibilities

  • Develop regular communication of Mission 89’s work to partner organisationsResearch and report on partners’ activities;Research and report on organisations’ activities with similar profiles, while identifying possible areas of cooperation;Assist in executing communications projects and campaigns
  • Support drafting of annual report and other communication copy

Skills and experience required 

  • Experience in communications and social media management
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Knowledge of and thorough understanding of social media platforms and tools (i.e. FB/IG, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn)
  • Proficient in MS Office; familiarity with design software (e.g. Photoshop) is a plus
  • Good knowledge and understanding of human rights, human trafficking, and/or international sport preferred
  • Experience of working autonomously and exercising judgement
  • Excellent analytical, organisational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working proficiency in English required; proficiency in French desired


  • This position is open to Bachelor’s degree holders
  • Available to work 15 hours per week (according to workload)
  • Open to candidates from any location as work will be conducted remotely
  • This is a part-time unpaid volunteer position

To apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to The deadline for applications is 15 September, 2021.

Application deadline

Wed, 09/15/2021

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