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Marketing and Communications Intern

About Propel

Propel is an innovative software tool designed to enhance organisational learning and decision-making within the development and humanitarian sectors. Propel enables organisations to easily capture, access and apply lessons and knowledge they develop during project implementation. The tool guides the learning journeys of organisations throughout project implementation and enables them to reflect on their assumptions, learn what works and use these learnings for strategic decision-making to build organisational memory.

Mission and Scope

Propel aims to enhance knowledge-sharing, efficiency, and effectiveness through learning across development cooperation, designed for organisation, including NGOs, UN agencies, and various other entities. Our reach extends globally, catering to a wide array of professionals such as project officers, MEAL advisors, field officers, and project managers, with a potential to serve NGOs and non-profits worldwide.

Strategic Focus

At Propel, we operate with a global vision, striving to serve organisations in diverse contexts, time zones, and languages. As a growing start-up, our team is distributed across the world, working remotely to strengthen our presence in key regions. Our commitment is to extensively serve and support our customers, wherever they may be.

Role Overview

As our Communication and Marketing Intern, you will champion Propel's branding, market outreach, and client communications. This pivotal role contributes significantly to establishing Propel as a leader in learning solutions for international development.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Develop and Implement Campaigns: Create and execute innovative marketing and communications campaigns targeting potential clients, focusing on referrals and retention.
  2. Event Organisation: Plan and manage events, webinars, and conferences to highlight Propel's capabilities.
  3. Content Creation: Produce engaging content that showcases Propel's products and services.
  4. Collaborate with Technical Team: Work alongside the technical team to promote product updates and advancements.
  5. Enhance Internal and External Communications: Improve communication channels within Propel and with external stakeholders.
  6. Tailored Communications: Use detailed knowledge about Propel to customise communications and marketing materials.

Who You Are:

  1. Enthusiastic and Creative: Keen to make a positive impact, you bring vibrancy and creativity to a fast-paced setting.
  2. Educational Background: Currently pursuing a degree in Communications, Content Creation, Marketing, Public Management or a related field.
  3. Innovative Thinker: A quick learner with the ability to formulate innovative solutions for complex issues.
  4. Organised and Autonomous: Efficient in managing tasks independently under tight deadlines.
  5. Relevant Experience: Previous involvement in international/sustainable development and/or tech4good organisation is beneficial.
  6. Excellent Communicator: Proficient in English, with strong verbal and written communication skills.

What We Offer:

  1. Vibrant Work Environment: An energetic, young atmosphere with remote working options.
  2. Hands-on Experience: Direct involvement in projects and organisational development.
  3. Mentorship and Growth: Opportunities for substantial personal development and insights into international development organisations.
  4. Networking Opportunities: Expand your professional network in international development.
  5. Flexible Working: Freedom to customise your work week.
  6. Internship Remuneration: A competitive stipend for your valuable contribution.

Application Process:

We are eager to welcome an intern to join us as soon as possible. The role is available on a full-time or part-time basis for a period of 4-6 months, with the application deadline set for 15th January 2023.

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Join Propel and be a key player in our communication and marketing strategy, contributing to impactful global development initiatives!