Communications and Marketing Intern

Job
from Soutien Belge Overseas
Closing date: 16 Dec 2019

SB OverSeas is a non-profit organization working in Belgium and in Lebanon, assisting those escaping conflict through education and empowerment programs all while providing aid and raising awareness of the humanitarian crisis. SB OverSeas is looking for interns to join us in the Internship Programme for 2020. These internship positions are catered to individuals who are eager to develop their teaching skills as well as put into practice additional skills or interests in the field of communications and marketing.

The internship includes an Arabic language course that helps elevate the interns ability to communicate in classrooms, immerse quicker into the community, and gain Arabic proficiency, a vital skill in the international field. These language courses take place twice a week and are catered to their specific level. Language certificates are provided.

Primary tasks

Communications and Marketing responsibilities:

  • Follow and implement SB OverSeas Communication Plan

  • Write, edit, and send daily and weekly content for social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) to Project Development and Communication Officer

  • Create new ideas for press releases and marketing campaigns

  • Follow and search for conferences to attend on the behalf of SB OverSeas

  • Develop marketing strategies that are both sustainable and maintain SB’s mission of non-profit activities to advertise our products and sell in larger quantities

  • Develop strategies to contact companies and organizations in both Lebanon and in Europe who wish to collaborate with SB OverSeas and sell our products

  • Collaborate with Empowerment Development Intern, Communication Intern, and Project Development Officer to propose new ideas for activities based on the demand of companies and organizations who wish to work with SB OverSeas by offering their designs and logo

  • Generate a weekly and monthly status report to Project Development Officer indicating success rate and progression of work (e.g number of conferences attended and partnerships established)

Teaching responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver lessons in English, Maths and Science

  • Submit weekly lesson plans for each of the classes

  • Teach English to centre staff and tutoring children in need of extra support

  • Support extra-curricular activities for children, some taking place on the weekends

  • Attend training sessions and team meetings

  • Report to ESL Officer for teaching evaluations and supervision

Secondary tasks

  • Support staff with extra tasks such as organizing donations, planning celebrations, doing outreach and distribution

  • Creatively explore social and news media to optimize exposure of marketing campaigns

  • Foster at least one new partnership and platform per month

  • Collaborate with Communications team in Brussels Headquarters for larger press releases and campaigns

  • Study SB OverSeas digital marketing channels and online content to develop new strategies for increasing sales

  • Plan and run a digital fundraiser for SB’s products

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience working with refugees and at-risk individuals

  • High-level working English

  • Experience working with children

  • Multi-national and humanitarian experience

  • Personal Attributes:

o Highly motivated, energetic, and capable of independent work

o Well organised

o Confident and direct when representing SB Overseas in official fora

o Displays strong personal initiative

o Works well under pressure

o Social and engaging with excellent interpersonal skills

o Flexible and open to new ideas

o Calm and rational with a logical and analytical approach to problems

How to apply:

For more information please head to our website https://sboverseas.org/internship, where you can also apply online. Any questions can be directed to hq.intern@sboverseas.org