Communications & Marketing Internship

Employer: The Hague Humanity Hub
Internship (+/- 4 days a week)
Location: Humanity Hub City Centre
Duration: 6 months  
Period: Mid February 2023 – Mid August 2023

 Are you a motivated, multi-talented student who knows how to get things done, attract the right target groups, and build community spirit? Are you interested in grabbing the attention of the world and actively help us grow, engage and promote our community of professionals striving for a peaceful and just world?

If this sounds like something you would appreciate, join our international and dynamic team!

Next to supporting our communications department, you will help the development of a diverse community and help members make valuable connections, be creative by developing and implementing new projects, and work closely with and support the rest of our lovely team in other areas where needed.

What you will do

You’ll take on (some) of the following tasks:

  • Manage the Humanity Hub’s social media platforms, schedule and create content to build audience and engage followers
  • Update and promote the Hub web calendar with the latest events from the Hub programmes, Hub community and partners
  • Update and promote the Talent Hub with the latest jobs and talent opportunities from the community
  • Coordinate and produce the monthly external newsletter
  • Work with the programming department to develop communication plans for programmes and events
  • Work with other departments to ensure good marketing and promotion of all Hub products and activities
  • Assist with the development of creative concepts and marketing strategies
  • Write copy for a variety of mediums including our blog and social media
  • Produce visual content for our online platforms
  • Support the maintenance, upkeep and development of the Hub’s website
  • Interview members for the Humans of the Hub stories and write engaging profile pieces
  • Work with the Communications Lead to deliver the above and provide support for other activities

What you bring

Some additional things to consider

What we offer

  • Ideally you have experience with producing content and managing websites, newsletters and social media channels
  • Excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally, ideally with an interest in writing and editing new content
  • You are fluent in English and can (ideally) communicate in Dutch
  • A genuine interest in the Humanity Hub’s community and ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world
  • A curious, friendly personality with the ability to stay calm, responsive and solution oriented
  • You are punctual, well-organized, proactive and can multi-task
  • Self-starter with proven leadership skills with an eye for detail and finishing touches
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump between tasks and help where needed, and suggest improvements
  • You are able to work independently as well as collaborate within a team. You welcome feedback and use it to improve and learn
  • You are tech savvy and aren’t afraid to learn how to use new tools
  • Available for flexible working hours to support events as required
  • You are currently enrolled in an academic programme: you are in the final stages of your studies in a relevant field (for example, but not limited to: Development Studies, International Relations, International Law, Political Sciences, Public Relations, Communication, Business Management)
  • You must be enrolled in an educational institution for the entire duration of the internship period
  • You are legally allowed to do an internship in the Netherlands
  • You are living in, or near, The Hague
  • An internship position of +/- 32 working hours per week for a period of 6 months at the Humanity Hub
  • An energetic and purpose-driven organisational culture in a vibrant workspace with a diverse group of colleagues
  • The chance to build a network with leading innovators from the ecosystem for a more peaceful and just world
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment
  • Take a proactive role in developing the Hub from a communications point of view
  • Friendly and collaborative team atmosphere with opportunities to work directly with all departments
  • Personal development with challenging responsibilities, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
  • Guidance throughout your internship and potentially valuable input for your thesis topic
  • 25% discount on all food & beverage products at the Hub Cafe
  • An internship allowance of €400 per month, based on 40 hours a week

Want to work with us?

Please submit your complete application on the form found at the link below (indicating the preferred position and including all relevant documents as detailed). Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants will be invited for interviews on a rolling basis before and after the deadline.