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Internship - Global Perspectives Conference | International Civil Society Centre (ICSC)

Application Closing Date - 30 Jun 2019

Job Start Date - As soon as possible

Duration - 6 months

Pay Scale - see details in posting

Location - Berlin, Germany

The Centre

The International Civil Society Centre helps international civil society organisations (ICSOs) maximise their impact for a sustainable and more equitable world.

The Centre works with ICSOs to successfully navigate change. We scan the horizon for opportunities and threats; enable learning and cooperation among ICSOs and their stakeholders; support ICSOs in developing effective leadership; and promote robust accountability to strengthen ICSOs’ legitimacy. The Centre is a not-for-profit organisation fully owned by the organisations it serves. We strive to set high standards in management, governance and strategy for ICSOs and the wider sector.

The Centre is offering an internship for 6 months in the Programme Team to support the preparation and follow-up of Global Perspectives conference.  Global Perspectives is our annual conference for leaders of national and international civil society organisations (CSOs) to exchange ideas and experiences, make connections, and address the world’s most pressing challenges in a unique, interactive format. This internship is a unique opportunity to gain insights both into event management as well as the international civil society sector and its key current concerns.

Your Tasks and Learnings

As an intern working to support the preparation of Global Perspectives, you will pick up a wide variety of tasks essential to delivery of a successful event. Key responsibilities will include:

As an intern, you will mainly work with the Programme Team, but you will also have opportunities to be assigned to other areas of the Centre’s work.

In this intern position, you will primarily collaborate with several colleagues in the Programme Team that are involved in the preparation of the conference, you will also have the opportunity to work with the Fundraising and Communications Team on issues linked to Global Perspectives. In addition, you will have opportunities to familiarise yourself with other areas of the Centre’s work. Your line-manager will be the Project Manager responsible for the conference.


We offer

Working hours: 40 hrs per week, negotiable
Holidays: depending on working days, based on 26 holidays p.a.
Compensation: € 350 per month for a full-time internship
Location: Berlin, Germany
Starting date: as soon as possible


Your application should:

We have interviews on a rolling basis, so please don’t hesitate to apply! Please also note that we can unfortunately only contact short-listed candidates.


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