Paid Internship within ICRC  Internal Communication Unit in Switzerland

Paid Internship within ICRC Internal Communication Unit in Switzerland

Suisse 15 nov. 2020
International Committee of the Red Cross

International Committee of the Red Cross

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Organisation à but non lucratif
Pays hôte
Date limite
15 nov. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Financement d'opportunité
Financement complet
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

ICRC is offering a traineeship in the Internal Communication Unit in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor or masters degree in communications/journalism or in a related field
  • Experience in communication or internal communication an asset
  • Experience with web analytics/statistics
  • Experience in web or graphic design
  • Experience with filming and video editing an asset
  • Experience with content management systems (CMS) an asset.

Desired profile and skills: 

  • Excellent writing and editing skills (English)
  • Well organized and diligent
  • Good team player
  • Able to work independently and autonomously when required
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, SharePoint etc.)
  • Good knowledge of web analytical tools (Google Analytics)
  • Motivated to learn and develop new skills
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Able to work under pressure

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities:

  • Produces, edits and revises a range of engaging texts (articles and/or interviews) in English for internal audiences in coordination with the head of unit (HoU) and/or the intranet editor-in-chief
  • Creates, edits, repurposes and publishes a wide variety of compelling and engaging digital and audiovisual products (using video, photos, etc.) for the intranet and other digital channels
  • Creates multimedia content for the intranet (animated videos, video interviews, animated presentations, infographics)
  • Helps set up performance indicators for publications on intranet to determine if goals are being met
  • Conducts evaluations of the success after publication (measures and analyses content impact, engagement and audience reach) and produces analytical reports and draws recommendations
  • Improves the selection of suitable tools for analyzing statistics
  • Publishes content on the ICRC intranet via the content management system (CMS)
  • Supports the organization of all-staff town-halls and other (online/offline) events
  • Supports the HoU in the establishment of internal communication plans for ICRC departments/projects and delegations
  • Contributes to the implementation of these communication plans in coordination with the HoU.

Monthly salary:

Gross monthly salary: 3000 CHF.

About ICRC:

The International Committee of the Red Cross is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland, and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

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