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Mission 89: Communications and Events Intern

Mission 89: Communications and Events Intern

Mission 89 is looking for a an intern to assist in the development and implementation of the organisation's communications strategy, and to enhance its global presence as a leader on all sport integrity issues relating to trafficking.

Position: Communications and Events Intern

Supervisor: Executive Director

Location: Geneva, Switzerland (possible to work remotely)

  • This is a part-time unpaid volunteer position
  • Available to work up to 10 hours per week / flexible schedule (according to workload)

Mission 89

Mission 89 is a Research, Education, and Advocacy organization that addresses child trafficking in sport. We focus on raising awareness amongst various stakeholder groups especially youth in vulnerable communities, with little or no prior knowledge of human trafficking. Through a Capacity Building Education Programme centred on mobile technology, we aim to reduce vulnerabilities by empowering youth with an education and the life skills necessary to effect community social and economic transformation.

The position

Mission 89 is seeking a self-motivated and skilled communications intern to assist in the development and implementation of its Communications Strategy, and to enhance the NGO’s global presence as a leader on all sport integrity issues relating to trafficking. The successful candidate will work to expand awareness of Mission 89’s presence/activities globally and will place a high value on the branding & positioning of the organization to attract essential support from various stakeholders and the international sports fraternity.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Collaborate with leadership on new ideas, directions and strategies for communications and events (virtual and in-person)
  • Assist in managing Mission 89 website
  • Assist in planning and compiling e-Newsletter
  • Develop podcast
  • Assist in organising virtual events and meetings
  • Monitor web performance using Google Analytics
  • Create an online archive for photos
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned   

Key skills required for the role

  • Integrity, a must
  • Strong understanding of communication and public relations, a must
  • Drive, energy and passion for developing new connections
  • Proven ability to build partnerships, address issues with creative solutions and to deliver results
  • Strong analytical skills; adept at data gathering, analysis and presentation
  • Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field, necessary
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing media relations and engagement, necessary
  • Strong relationship building skills, ability to engage and inspire others, desired

To apply

Please send your CV, motivation letter and two reference letters to Lerina Bright at lerina.bright@mission89.org.

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