Are you an ambitious person who cares about sustainable development and climate justice? And are you creative and experienced in working with different (social) media channels? Then we are looking for you! Both ENDS offers two volunteer positions to support our communications department and to support the Joke Waller-Hunter Initiative (JWHI) programme. Both positions are for a minimum of 4 months, working 8 to 16 hours per week and starting mid-February latest.
Volunteer Online Communication
What will you be doing?
- Make a follower-analysis of our social media followers (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) and our newsletter subscribers. “Where are they from? Who are they? In what field are they working?” You will help us answer these and other questions.
- Create a social media campaign. We would like you to explore the possibilities of spreading our messages to new audiences; currently, our main target groups are other NGOs, governments and professionals in our working field. You will advise us on new target groups, which messages to choose and which channels to use. You will also help produce this specific social media content.
- Publish the online annual report. We need to put all the articles and pictures from our annual report on our special website managed in WordPress.
Who are you?
- You are eager to get to know our field of work and you want to contribute to our aim for environmental and social justice;
- You are creative and know how to present information that appeals to different target groups;
- You are able to work independently and proactively;
- You are familiar with the characteristics and possibilities of the different social media channels (preferably also Instagram);
- You are able to analyse social media statistics;
- You have (some) experience in working with WordPress or similar content management systems;
- You have (some) experience in setting up campaigns through social media;
- You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and English.
Volunteer New Media & Communication JWHI
What will you be doing?
- Create content for the JWHI website and the digital Community JWHI Grantee Platform; in the form of webinars, articles and possibly new innovative ideas, such as podcasts or other valuable digital communication tools.
- Improve the ways of working and infrastructure of the community platform.
- Managing the JWHI website, including writing and updating profiles of the JWHI grantees.
- Support other activities of the JWHI team.
Who are you?
- You have knowledge of and take an interest in working with (new) media and communication tools and/or journalism. Knowledge about webinars and podcasts would be a plus.
- You are results-oriented, entrepreneurial and proactive;
- You enjoy working with young people;
- You have an excellent knowledge of English; additional knowledge of French, Spanish or Portuguese would be a plus.
What do we offer?
- An internationally oriented, dynamic and informal working environment;
- A pleasant and professional team of colleagues who put great store on working together;
- A lot of space to explore own ideas and initiatives;
- Personal supervision;
- A free lunch;
- If applicable: reimbursement of travel expenses;
- Career counselling;
- A workplace in the heart of Amsterdam.
Together with environmental justice groups, Both ENDS works towards a sustainable, fair and inclusive world. We gather and share information about policy and investments that have a direct impact on people and their livelihood, we engage in joint advocacy, we stimulate dialogue between stakeholders and we promote and support sustainable local alternatives. More information about the organisation may be found on www.bothends.org
The Joke Waller-Hunter Initiative (JWHI) creates opportunities for young people in the environmental sector in developing countries to unfold their full potential. By giving small grants to individuals to expand their knowledge, experience and training, the Initiative aims to strengthen environmental Civil Society Organisations’ capacity and efficiency. The JWHI is initiated by Both ENDS. More information about the organisation may be found on www.jwhinitiative.org
How to apply
Are you interested in applying for one of the positions? Or are you convinced you are able to combine these two functions? Please send your application consisting of a CV and motivation letter, in one single PDF file, to email@example.com before 30 January 2020. If you haven’t received an invitation for an interview by 7 February, this automatically means you have not been selected for the position(s).
Your personal details will be deleted after the application procedure has been completed.
We value different backgrounds and cultures in our alliance. Both ENDS works together with the Expertise Center for Diversity: www.echo-net.nl