Intern – Communication & Community Development

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 innovators in peace, justice, and humanitarian action? If this sounds like something you would appreciate, join our international and dynamic team!

Application deadline: Mid July 2019
Type: Internship (4-5 days a week)
Location: Central The Hague
Duration: 6 months
Start: Mid August / September 2019

You will:

  • Communicate with relevant stakeholders and manage the Humanity Hub’s social media platforms
  • Help develop promotion strategies for the Humanity Hub and its events
  • Maintain and upkeep the Hub’s website
  • Produce written and visual content for our online platforms (website, social media, and newsletters).
  • Capture behind the scenes moments and interview members for the Humans of the Hub blog series
  • Assist in administrative tasks related to community development and memberships
  • Work closely with our Communication Lead and Community Development Lead
  • Participate in our community building activities and act as a host for prospective members

What you bring to the table:

  • A curious, friendly personality with a genuine interest in our community and our members
  • You are punctual, organized and can multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and verbally, which you would use for blog posts, social media posts, and our newsletter
  • You are fluent in English and can (ideally) converse verbally in Dutch
  • A flexible, can-do attitude, ready to jump in and help where needed, and suggest improvements
  • You are able to work independently as well as within a team. You welcome feedback and use it to improve
  • Experience with managing websites and social media channels
  • You are tech savvy and aren’t afraid to learn how to use various tools (Office, Mailchimp, WordPress, Photoshop, etc)

Some additional things to consider:

  • You are currently enrolled in an academic programme: your are in the final stages of your studies in a relevant field (journalism, public relations, communications, international relations, media studies, European studies, marketing)
  • If you don’t have a degree in applied communications/marketing, you have demonstrable experience in this field
  • 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

What we offer:

  • An internship position of 32 to 40 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 in the fields of peace, justice, and humanitarian action
  • A great learning opportunity to develop your professional and social skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment
  • Personal development with support and coaching by your colleagues, as well as free attendance to events and workshops
  • An internship allowance of €400 per month, based on 5 days a week

Want to work with us? Apply today!

Send your CV and Cover Letter to Alexandre Taillandier ( with ‘Intern – Communication & Community Development’ in the subject line. Interviews will take place in the mid/end July.