IPC Media & Communications Department Intern
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. The IPC supervises the organisation of the Summer and Winter Paralympic Games, and serves as International Federation for ten sports. The IPC is committed to enabling Para athletes to achieve sporting excellence and to developing sport opportunities for all persons with an impairment from the beginner to the elite level. In addition, the IPC aims to promote the Paralympic values, which include courage, determination, inspiration and equality.
- ready to jump at the chance and intern at an international sport organisation in a multicultural environment?
- interested in social values and the Paralympic Movement?
- a university student in media, communication or journalism with knowledge of social media and video production?
- very good in written and spoken English?
- familiar with Photoshop/InDesign?
- Familiar with social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter?
If you are, become an intern in the IPC Media & Communications Department in Bonn, Germany, and help the IPC to enable Para athletes to achieve sporting excellence and inspire and excite the world!
You will acquire valuable work experience and expand your skills as you will work on an exciting project with immediate impact: You will audit and optimise YouTube video content and transfer our archive to Facebook Rightsmanager. You will also create social media content for IPC winter sports using photos and videos, set up Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram takeovers with athletes, manage athlete verifications and add all winter athletes to the Fan Zone. During the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, you will be part of a Bonn-based team, and will moderate social media and upload photos, graphics and videos.
How can I apply?
Are you interested in the internship and your qualifications meet our requirements?
Then please send your CV and cover letter in English in the pdf-format via e-mail as soon as possible and state your availability as well.
The internship is set up to be 3 months long with a start date as soon as possible from 8 January 2017.
The internship has to be mandatory as per your university’s study regulations.
The internship is unpaid.
If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us or see more detailed information on the Paralympic Movement on our website www.paralympic.org.
We especially encourage individuals with an impairment to apply.