Brussels, Belgium, Brussels, Brussels, BE
Madrid, Spain, Madrid, Madrid, ES
Remote, Denmark, DK
Requisition ID: 1328
N.B. Applications will be assessed upon receipt; we therefore encourage early submission. Please note that only selected candidates will be invited for interview.
Oceana is the most effective ocean conservation organisation in existence. We are a leader in science-based advocacy, and we campaign for policies to make the world’s oceans more abundant, vibrant, and biodiverse. We operate as a combined international organisation. Through recent expansion, our talented staff consists of about 240 people, working in more than 12 countries, including scientists, communications, policy and advocacy experts.
When you work at Oceana, you are part of an organization that literally changes people’s lives by protecting the oceans, improving food security and enhancing livelihoods. Whether you are contributing as a policy advocate, expert, fundraiser, or team member, you play a pivotal role in helping people achieve their goals every day. Our culture is one of talented people working together with a common purpose.
As an Oceana team member, you know that what you do matters. Join us today to protect the world’s oceans and restore them to their former level of abundance!
The Communications intern will provide support to the digital communications team at Oceana in Europe. The intern will actively take part in the day-to-day activities of the team and will be tasked with the development, creation, and dissemination of campaign and organizational communications content for various platforms, including social media.
a) Provide support to the digital communications team and campaign communications:
- Create content (including copy) for social media, web content, e-news, and other channels as needed.
- Coordinate daily with communications colleagues to ensure consistent and timely messaging, as well as fully leveraging Oceana’s website, deliverables, and resources.
- Maintain consistency with Oceana’s brand guidelines across all deliverables.
b) more specifically the communications intern will:
- Upload content on to the organization’s website and other affiliated sites and social media management platform(s).
- Edit visual media, including video, photo editing, and web graphics.
- Stay abreast of ocean news, current social media trends, new opportunities and propose new insights-informed ideas to support Oceana’s communications.
- Provide media monitoring and reporting.
- Complete any other function within the scope that their supervisor may request.
- Native or (C1 equivalent) English a must; knowledge of other European languages highly valued.
- Some editorial experience (writing and proofing copy), whether in print or online, especially for broad audiences.
- Working knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram platforms and/or social media management software (Sprout Social, Hootsuite, etc.)
- Experience using web content management systems (Drupal, WordPress), and/or knowledge of HTML and CSS a plus.
- Experience with video and image editing software; familiarity with the Adobe software family a plus, including Adobe Spark.
- Familiarity with current communications best practices.
The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following qualities:
- An active listener with strong verbal and written communications skills who can extrapolate key pieces of information from specialized data.
- Must be proactive and actively engage fellow colleagues to coordinate actions, assemble and verify information.
- Is data-driven and has basic knowledge of earth science, especially oceanography.
- Does not feel intimidated by multitasking or working on more than one project at once.
The above declarations are not intended to be an “all inclusive” list of duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and are a reasonable representation of its activities.
Oceana is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
To apply for the post
Please apply before March 10th, 2021.
Oceana is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
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- Purpose of the processing: to include the Data Subject in the personnel selection processes, analysing the applicant’s profile with the aim of selecting the best candidate for the Controller’s vacancy.
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- Rights of the Data Subject:
- Right to withdraw consent at any time.
- Right of access, rectification, portability and erasure of data and the limitation or objection to their processing.
- The right to file a claim with the Spanish Supervisory Authority (www.aepd.es) if you consider that the processing does not comply with the current legislation.
- Contact information to exercise their rights: FUNDACION OCEANA. GRAN VIA 62, – 7º Izquierdo, 28013 (Madrid).
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