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Marketing & Communications Intern (m/f/d) Unusual Pioneers

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Yunus Social Business
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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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Published 26 days ago

Yunus Social Business (YSB) is looking for an intern or working student to start ASAP! For our new support program for Social Intrapreneurs called Unusual Pioneers, we are looking to onboard an intrinsically motivated intern for a duration of 3 or ideally 6 months, starting in February 2021. 

General Conditions

  • Location: remote
  • Contract: Internship or Working Student; paid
  • Volume: Full-time for Internship (40h/week), Part-time (max. 20h/week) for Working Students
  • Duration: ASAP - September 2021 (preferably 6 months)
  • Language: English
  • Travel: not required
  • Interviews on a rolling basis

About Yunus Social Business

Yunus Social Business (YSB) is a philanthropic fund for social businesses and venture builder for corporate social businesses. Co-founded in 2011 by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, our mission is to promote social business as a sustainable alternative to long-term aid, bridging the gap between business and philanthropy.

YSB is headquartered in Berlin, with on-the-ground presence in Brazil, Colombia, India, Kenya and Uganda. Today, our social businesses already serve over 13 million people in emerging and developing countries. 

We are currently a global team of 50+ people with experience in entrepreneurship, consulting, venture capital, business incubation, finance and international development. We also work with an amazing community of freelance impact and business consultants, design thinking experts, startup catalysts and mentors for our projects. 

Find out more about us: www.yunussb.com

About Unusual Pioneers

The world is changing – yet again. Business leaders are asked to step up and use their influence to help solve the most pressing challenges of our time. But they cannot do it alone. They need agents of change – social intrapreneurs - who, from within their organizations, create inspiring new initiatives and products that serve people and the planet. Unusual Pioneers is a platform that accelerates the work and the impact of social intrapreneurs. It helps their executive sponsors to turn individual projects into company-wide transformation through an Executive Circle of peers. 

Unusual Pioneers is a joint program run by Yunus Social Business (YSB), Porticus, and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, sister organisation of the World Economic Forum. Find out more about Unusual Pioneers: unusualpioneers.com

Your Role & Tasks

As a Marketing & Communications intern (or working student) in the Unusual Pioneers project team, you will be part of the program team that supports Social Intrapreneurs in transforming their companies and creating societal impact with their initiatives. 

Your tasks include but are not limited to the following:

Brand Strategy

  • Execute our communication strategy on various social media platforms for all stakeholders of the project
  • Help develop partnerships with media outlets
  • Support our team in managing different stakeholders and their communications demands of the project

Communications   

  • Conceptualize brand building content for our website and social media channels
  • Tell the stories of our social intrapreneurs by writing content pieces for our online channels

What you bring to the table

  • Background in marketing, communications / media science, media management, journalism or other relevant fields with an understanding of brand strategy and creative content production
  • Highly creative and with the drive to execute your ideas 
  • Ideally, experience in brand strategy, content editing/production for blogs/websites, and experience in managing social media accounts
  • Excellent writing skills with C-Level fluency in English
  • A high level of personal integrity and teamwork spirit
  • Openness to fully/partly remote work
  • Availability for working hours in CET time zone

Yunus Social Business (YSB) is looking for an intern or working student to start ASAP! For our new support program for Social Intrapreneurs called Unusual Pioneers, we are looking to onboard an intrinsically motivated intern for a duration…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    April 6, 2021
  • End Date
    September 30, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    March 24, 2021
  • Payment
    Salary
  • Stipend / Wage
    above min. wage
  • Hours Per Week
    40

Benefits

What we have to offer (apart from the exciting project!)

You will be able to work in a flexible and high performing environment with team members from all around the world. We fiercely believe our passion overrides the distance between us and gives us opportunities to build and scale impactful businesses. 

We are a network organization, and we work with partners and freelancers to build scalable solutions to the biggest problems of our times. You will have the chance to tap this network and work on the forefront of impact-driven business projects. 

We are an outcome-driven organization, focused on creating impact while maintaining a healthy focus on the well-being of our colleagues. We are a flat organization, built on the principle of Holacracy. The journey isn’t easy, and we face barriers every single day, but the ride is super exciting and we are looking for passionate, fun people to join us.

This is a paid interning opportunity. 

We believe in equal opportunities. We cherish diversity and try our best to build an inclusive team. 

What we have to offer (apart from the exciting project!)

You will be able to work in a flexible and high performing environment with team members from all around the world. We fiercely…

How to Apply

How to apply

Please apply to applications@yunussb.com by March 24, 2021 sending (as a single PDF)

  • Your Resume (without a photo, max. 2 pages)
  • A meaningful cover letter, mentioning where you’ve heard about this job ad, explaining your motivation for the job, your enthusiasm for the role and, most importantly, what makes you a good fit for the position
  • Writing Sample: Write a LinkedIn post for the Unusual Pioneers LinkedIn channel that blows the minds and hearts of any corporate social intrapreneur (max. 1300 letters). What is the story/the fact/the quote/the idea that any social intrapreneur needs to read to start their day right?
  • Your earliest starting date (no later than May 1; ASAP preferred)

Please refer to ‘Marketing & Communications Intern / Unusual Pioneers’ in the subject line of your application.

Contact Person: Eliane Knobbe

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis until the position is filled. So we recommend applying as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you! 

GDPR Disclaimer: By sending in your application, you consent to the processing of the personal data by anyone who receives this application for the sole purpose of consideration of your skills and experience for professional opportunities.

How to apply

Please apply to applications@yunussb.com by March 24, 2021 sending (as a single PDF)

  • Your Resume (without a photo, max. 2 pages)
  • A meaningful cover letter, mentioning where you…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
7 Kottbusser Damm, Berlin, Berlin 10967, DE

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