ONE is a campaign and advocacy organization backed by two million people from around the world and every walk of life who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. We hold world leaders to account for the promises made to the poorest, and we press them to support better policies and more effective aid and trade reform. We also work with leaders in Africa to support greater democracy, accountability and transparency so these resources can be effectively deployed.
ONE offers a number of office based internships throughout the year and we currently have an opening for an intern in our London office. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic team player with a keen and demonstrable interest in international development, Africa and the eradication of global poverty.
The internship will begin in September 2010 and will run for 4 to 8 weeks. Day to day duties may include: research and fact-checking, media monitoring and cataloguing of press clips, database management, and administrative and project support. The intern will be required to work between 15 hours and 35 hours per week and travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.
The successful candidates will possess the following skills and experience:
Proven interest in international development and Africa
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Ability to multitask and determine priority projects/assignments
Ability to work within and fast paced environment and respond to requests sometimes with very little notice
Ability to think critically and independently
Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration
Understanding and affinity with ONE’s goals and objectives
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office systems
Fluent English; other European languages desirable
Closing Date: 9th August 2010 To apply: Please send a CV, cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the position in the subject header. Please ensure you specify your availability from September within your covering letter.