World Merit Internships -Liverpool, United Kingdom (4 Internships!)

World Merit Internships -Liverpool, United Kingdom (4 Internships!)

Deadline: November 15, 2015

The World Merit is offering four (4) internships at its Headquarters in Liverpool, UK. Together with the United Nations, World Merit focuses on tackling the Sustainable Development Goals, aiming to end extreme poverty, fix climate change and get rid of inequality. It’s World Merit’s mission to unleash the upcoming generation to create waves of change. World Merit’s vision is to improve our world by providing young global citizens with radically inclusive opportunities.

Interns are expected to start  as soon as possible, but on January 4th at the latest!

1. Opportunity Manager

As our Opportunity Manager, you will be on the lookout of great organizations and opportunities that would accelerate the personal and professional growth of our community members. You will be responsible for populating our online platform with range of inspiring, cool and meaningful opportunities, varying from conferences, internships, mentorships, leadership programs, cultural exchange programs, scholarships and jobs. You will work closely with the Marketing – and Community Engagement Team through out the entire campaign for each opportunity, this includes: design, implementation, managing partners and liaising with community members.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Hard working with a start-up mindset
  •  A passion to change the world for the better and empower youth in the world to take action.
  •  Interest in identifying, building and investing in relationships
  •  A wordsmith. Excellent understanding of the English language and grammar
  • Great communicator. You have the ability to effectively communicate information and ideas both in written and verbal format and build and maintain relationships
  •  Great researcher. Keep on top of opportunities, other youth organizations and their events to engage the community
  • Great interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to make our partners and the community feel valued and inspired
  • Flexible. You will be communicating with people from all over the world! This may result in occasionally conversing with the community outside of work hours due to time differences
  • A creative thinker. You must be able to work with the community to create exciting projects and online events for them to take part in.
  • A proactive community member. You will not only act as staff member but also develop a relationship within the community, guiding and facilitating the actions of others
  • You walk the talk. Most important of all is an understanding our vision and values. Signing up to our platform and making connections before applying for this role is essential
  • Professionalism regarding time, budgets and deadlines
  • Speaking multiple languages is a desired skill, but not essential

2. Graphic Design Intern

World Merit is looking for a creative intern, specializing in graphic design and marketing. Someone who has up-to-date knowledge who can understand the organization’s needs and target audience. You will work on a variety of projects, including designing our monthly challenges, brochures, info graphics, social media images, and website design. You will work with the Head of Marketing and the Global Creative Team to cocreate impactful visual solutions.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Hard working with a start-up mindset
  • A passion to change the world for the better and empower youth in the world to take action
  • Graphic design experience
  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
  • Up-to-date with industry leading software and technologies (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) Professionalism regarding time, budgets and deadlines

3. Community Engagement Manager 

As our Community Engagement Manager, you will ensure effective communication between the World Merit team and the online and offline community. You must act as a facilitator, fostering online engagement and collaboration through creative projects and discussions. You will coordinate with the Design and Social Media teams to create engaging content for our community, inspiring them to take action. In addition, you will oversee the application process of World Merit programs, aiding with discovery and enhancing the potential of our incredible community

Qualifications & Skills

Same as the Opportunity Manager

4. Campaign Manager

As our Campaign Manager, you will ensure promotion, participation and communication around our campaigns and challenges. You will act as a source of information for the community and be responsible for follow-up on campaign submissions. In order to do this, you will be involved in promoting the campaign and keeping track of community participation. You will also be part of identifying campaign criteria and designing the process, which will identify the winner, based on merit. You will coordinate with the Marketing and Global Engagement Team to create engaging content for our community, inspiring them to take action. In addition, you will be involved in the application process of World Merit programs, aiding with discovery and enhancing the potential of our incredible community

Qualifications & Skills

Same as the Opportunity Manager

Benefits

If you are selected to join our team, this is what you can expect:

  •  Free accommodation during your stay in Liverpool
  • £500 per month stipend
  • Join us at Merit360 in August 2016, as a Staff Member
  • Experience working in a global organization with lots of opportunities for you to lead projects and initiatives. You will have a lot of responsibilities and freedom to develop your own style.
  • Work with a dynamic and international team in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
  • Support other young people in unleashing their potential and ambitions through the opportunities and connections they develop through World Merit.

How to Apply

To Apply for the Opportunity Manager or Campaign Manager or  Community Engagement Internships

To be eligible for this internship you need a minimum of 1000 Merit Points on the World Merit platform. To apply send your CV and a (max) 90 second covering video to introduce yourself to marlou@worldmerit.org as soon as possible but before November 15th.

To Apply for the Graphic Design Internship

To be eligible for this internship you need a minimum of 1000 Merit Points on the World Merit platform. To apply send your CV, Portfolio and a (max) 90 second covering video to introduce yourself to zita@worldmerit.org as soon as possible but before November 15th.

For more information, see World Merit Internships

 

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