We are seeking a dynamic individual with a combination of design and communication skills, but above all, a ‘can-do’ mentality is our top priority. At Clim-Eat, we provide ample opportunities for learning and honing your strengths, but it is essential that you possess a proactive nature and thrive as a team player.
As a Communications Trainee, you will have the opportunity to collaborate closely with our communications lead, supporting our young think-and-do tank focused on food and climate in effectively reaching its target audience. In this dynamic role, you will be immersed in a hands-on and creative environment that fosters growth and skill development.
Being a small and nimble team, we place a strong emphasis on a ‘can-do’ mentality. We value individuals who are eager to learn, contribute actively, and embrace challenges with enthusiasm. As a proactive team player, you will have the space and support to develop your strengths and make a meaningful impact. So join us on our mission to accelerate the just transition to climate-resilient and sustainable food systems by 2030 by applying today.
- Create engaging and compelling content for social media channels and websites, utilizing information from events, projects, and publications.
- Independently design social media assets that align with event and project guidelines, ensuring visually appealing and consistent branding.
- Edit various written content, including blogs, reports, and other materials, to ensure accuracy, clarity, and adherence to brand guidelines.
- Develop and edit creative video content
- Manage website content using WordPress, updating information, and images, and ensuring the website is user-friendly and visually appealing.
- Coordinate communications content with the Clim-Eat team and collaborate closely with the communications team to align messaging and strategies.
- Monitor and analyze social media and website analytics to assess the effectiveness of communication efforts and make data-driven recommendations for improvement.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders and external partners to gather information, stories, and testimonials that can be used to enhance communication materials.
Things we’re looking for:
Don’t tick all the boxes? We still encourage you to apply!
- Understanding or experience in communications, including knowledge of effective communication strategies and principles.
- Proficiency or affinity for creative social media content creation, demonstrating the ability to develop engaging and visually appealing content that resonates with the target audience.
- Familiarity with Canva and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro, to create visually compelling designs and multimedia content.
- Excellent writing and storytelling skills, with the ability to tailor content for different platforms and target audiences.
- Experience with website management, preferably using WordPress or similar platforms, including content updating, basic HTML/CSS knowledge, and ensuring a seamless user experience.
- Knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) principles and techniques to optimize website content and increase organic visibility.
- Strong coordination and collaboration skills, working effectively with cross-functional teams and communicating clearly to align communication efforts.
How to apply:
Please complete the following assignment:
Imagine you are tasked with promoting a food innovation or event. Your assignment is to create a visually appealing social media post and write a short accompanying caption to promote it. Please include the following elements in your submission:
- Visual Design:
- Design a social media post (e.g., Instagram or Twitter) using any design software or tool of your choice. The post should be in line with our organization’s branding and reflect the theme/topic.
- Incorporate relevant imagery, typography, and any other design elements you feel would effectively communicate the message.
- Written Caption:
- Write a concise and compelling caption (around 100-150 words) to accompany the social media post.
- The caption should highlight the key aspects and capture the attention of the target audience.
- Please ensure the tone and style of your writing align with our organization’s communication style
Submit your completed assignment along with your application, cover letter, and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1, 2023 8:00 AM CEST. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.