Project & Programme Coordinator – Internship

 

Start date: As soon as possible 

 

Launch Your Career at the World Climate Foundation!

If you have a keen interest in climate, biodiversity and biosecurity topics and would like to learn more about managing international projects, we would like to connect with you! 

 

If you see yourself as a professional with a purpose, we offer you a chance to join a rapidly growing international organisation that is actively contributing to the necessary transformation addressing both the climate change and biodiversity crisis. Work alongside inspiring leaders from government, business, financial institutions and civil society who are leading the way and shaping our future.

We are looking for a motivated individual interested in a full-time internship lasting 6 months. You will support the project management team in programme and content development, international partnership coordination, speaker recruitment and engagement, high-level event execution, logistics, administrative tasks and other practicalities. 

 

Our work is very much driven by establishing relations and partnerships with many different stakeholders across sectors, therefore you, first of all, are a good communicator and connect well with people of all levels. You are outgoing in the sense that you take initiative, are not afraid to pick up the phone and talk to people, you have a strategic mindset and passion for biosecurity, resilience and climate-related topics. 

 

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

 

  • Assist the Management team in the concept and programme development 

  • Maintain existing relationships with a wide variety of organisations and stakeholders

  • Create and maintain new global and local partnerships 

  • Coordinate multiple projects on an ongoing basis

  • Recruit and manage speakers

  • Prepare and execute high-level conferences together with logistics and programme teams

  • Assist with the preparation of partnership proposals and agreements 

  • Develop programme documents (concept notes, session notes, briefings etc.)

  • Maintain and update working project databases and plans

  • Support on the content creation for the online engagement platforms and newsletters

  • Support with communications, marketing and sales

  • You will also assist the team in a number of additional tasks such as database maintenance, research, meeting notes, team travel plans, administration and other ad hoc tasks 

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Currently enrolled at masters’ level at either a university or a business school or recent graduate 

  • Excellent communications skills (both written and oral), fluency in English is a requirement

  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Well organised, proactive, self-motivated and flexible and have the ability to work independently, but also as part of a larger team.

  • Comfortable coordinating multiple projects at once, while demonstrating excellent time management and organizational skills in a fast-paced deadline-driven team environment

  • Knowledge of Sustainability, Climate Change, Biodiversity and Public-Private Partnerships

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Previous experience in project coordination is considered a strong advantage

  • Previous experience in event coordination is considered a strong advantage

  • Experience in content writing is a plus

 

We can offer you: 

 

  • Experience working on international projects/events and with high-level international clients such as international organisations, governments, Fortune 500, financial institutions, etc.

  • Good working conditions in a dynamic environment 

  • Opportunity to develop professionally in a fast-paced organisation with many new initiatives in the planning.

  • Full training, on desk coaching and mentoring

 

About World Climate Foundation

World Climate Foundation is an impact-oriented organisation that works with inspiring leaders from government, business, financial institutions and civil society organisations to build resilience, and enable the necessary transformation that addresses both the climate change and biodiversity crises. Through its collaborative, high-level network the World Climate Foundation identifies and accelerates cross-sector implementation of markets, technologies and policies, at the required scale, to realise change.

From concept development, analysis, strategy, and implementation, World Climate Foundation provides services ranging from strategic advisory to holistic solutions, as well as high-level international events on topics such as climate change, biodiversity, climate investments and biosecurity. 

Practical Details

Starts date: as soon as possible. We will review the applications and call candidates for interviews on a rolling basis, so be sure to send it today!

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

For more information about World Climate Foundation and our activities, please refer to our website: www.worldclimatefoundation.org

Send your application to: zeina.bardaji@worldclimatefoundation.org

 

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