The Paris Peace Forum is a multi-stakeholder platform launched in 2018 that aims to respond to global challenges through, in particular, a large-scale annual event. Throughout the year, the Forum works to strengthen the governance of global commons such as climate, space or oceans, and to improve international management of global challenges, particularly those of digital and disruptive technologies. Its annual event, in November, brings together heads of state, government and international organizations, as well as leaders of civil society and the private sector, to discuss political initiatives and concrete projects, with an emphasis on the participation of the global South.

The team of the Permanent Secretariat of the association, composed of varied and diverse profiles (diplomacy, public relations, communication, programming, operations, etc.), is currently looking for a digital communications intern for a 6-month internship to strengthen its communications team.

In support of the deployment of a dynamic digital communication strategy, you will actively participate in highlighting all actions of the association, in particular:

  • the annual event to encourage participation and promote programming;
  • the support process for the projects supported by the association and
  • to highlight the activity of the policy initiatives incubated by the Forum.

 

The person recruited will be responsible for the following tasks:

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Digital communication support:

  • participation in the elaboration of digital communication campaigns;
  • content creation (messages, visuals, videos);
  • performance and impact analysis and
  • participation in the management of the Association’s website in order to showcase all elements of the 6th edition of the Forum (programs and speakers, participation campaign, selected projects, policy initiatives, partners, etc).

 

General support for the communications team:

  • production of minutes of meetings and appointments, ensuring meeting reporting and follow-up;
  • creation of various communication supports, writing, editing and translation of documents for different target audiences and
  • production of presentation documents and other communication supports, performance assessments, and general reporting.

 

PROFILE

  • Education: currently enrolled as a student – Master 1-2 level (Bac +4/5) or Bachelor/License (Bac +3) + relevant experience – and able to obtain an internship contract, with:
  • specialization preferably in communication, digital design, or marketing, with a real interest in international affairs;
  • or journalism, international relations, political science, with experience and/or knowledge and skills in the field of digital communication.

 

SKILLS & QUALITIES REQUIRED

Required skills & qualifications:

  • we are looking for a versatile, autonomous and adaptable person with a strong ability to work within a dynamic team;
  • mastery of the fundamentals of digital communication and understanding of the inner workings of social media networks (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, YouTube);
  • proficiency in English and French, both written and oral (C1-C2 level or equivalent required);
  • complete understanding of office software (Microsoft Office Suite – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Sharepoint);
  • mastery of DTP software – Canva, Photoshop, Illustrator;
  • proficiency in Adobe PremierePro or other video editing software and
  • able to provide writing samples (article) or other works (video, graphic design) upon request.

Additional valuable qualifications:

  • particular interest and experience in events;
  • interest in international relations and global governance issues and knowledge of the main actors in these fields;
  • erxperience with an online content management system (CMS), particularly WordPress and
  • beyond the required French and English, the 2 official languages of the Paris Peace Forum, proficiency in any additional languages would be an added value.

 

CONDITIONS

Full-time internship, fixed-term contract for a period of 6 months, starting September 2024.

Internship agreement required.

Bonus: 750€ gross per month, 50% reimbursement of: luncheon vouchers and transport pass.

The position will be based in the permanent secretariat of the Paris Peace Forum, located in Paris (15th arrondissement).

Through its recruitment policy, the Forum is committed to diversity. It assesses applications fairly and respects and promotes equal opportunities. It welcomes all singularities and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment.

The Paris Peace Forum is committed to preventing discrimination and promoting equal opportunities. All its positions are open to people with disabilities.

Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter by 31st July to job@parispeaceforum.org  with “Internship Digital Communications” in the subject line.