Digital Media Internship

Internships The Hague, Netherlands


About WRI Europe

World Resources Institute Europe enhances sustainable action through innovation and collaboration. For over a decade, Europe has led the charge in crafting progressive environmental policies and providing global climate aid. As Europe continues its journey to improve conditions for people, nature, and the climate, WRI is helping unite partners to elevate environmental stewardship and shape a better world.  
 
About the internship & What you will do: 
As a Multimedia Intern at WRI Europe, you will be an integral part of our communications team, focusing on creating engaging video content that highlights our initiatives and the stories of those impacted by climate change. You will be responsible for developing, editing, and producing video content for our digital channels, including project highlights, event recaps, and interviews. You will assist in setting up video shoots, managing video assets, and supporting the editing process to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality video projects. Additionally, you will collaborate with the team to plan and schedule social media content, engage with our audience, and track social media performance metrics. Your work will also involve producing more episodes of our "In Conversations With" series and creating videos that showcase climate solutions like the Zero Emissions Zone. This role offers a unique opportunity to develop multimedia skills while contributing to impactful storytelling that advances WRI Europe’s mission. 

Your internship supervisor will be Angela Bekkers, Head of Communications, WRI Europe
 
Responsibility area:

 Content Creation:

  • Develop, edit, and produce video content for WRI Europe's digital channels.
  • Support in creating various types of audiovisual and static content for social media, including project highlights, event recaps, illustrations around data, interviews, and video and audio snippets.
  • Ensure all videos and social media assets align with WRI Europe's brand guidelines and messaging.

Daily/Weekly Tasks:

  • Assist in preparing and setting up both in-office and on-location video shoots.
  • Support on organising video assets, including footage, graphics, and audio files.
  • Support the team with editing tasks, ensuring timely delivery of video projects.

Support for Social Media Management and Content Creation:

  • Assist with social media and editorial calendar management. Plan content according to strategic events and momentum (scope and research opportunities, gather intelligence from relevant WRI Teams).
  • Help plan and schedule content across WRI Europe’s social media platforms to ensure consistent and timely posts.
  • Monitor social media channels, respond to comments and messages, and engage with our audience to foster a vibrant online community.
  • Track and report on social media performance metrics to optimize future content and strategy.

Administrative Support and Ad-Hoc Tasks:

  • Assist with administrative tasks to support the communications team.
  • Take on miscellaneous tasks and projects that arise, contributing to the team's overall efficiency and effectiveness.

What you will need: 

  • Currently pursuing a degree (Bachelor or Master) in multimedia design, video production, digital media, or a related field (graduate program preferred).
  • Deep understanding of multimedia production techniques and tools.
  • Proficiency in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or similar.
  • Basic understanding of sound design and audio editing tools.
  • Ability to create engaging multimedia content across various platforms.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  •  Interns at WRI Europe must be registered in a study program with a Dutch college or university for the whole duration of the internship.

Conditions of the internship: 

  • This is a 6-month internship with a start date of September 16, 2024.  
  • This internship will be based at the WRI Europe office in the Hague, with some flexibility to work from home.  
  • This internship offers a reimbursement of 700 euros per month based on full-time working hours (32 hours per week).

How to apply: 
Please submit a resume and portfolio with relevant work samples (audiovisual products primarily, other digital design products are welcome) by 21 July 2024. A cover letter (of max. 300 words) is optional, but not required. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered. 

About Us: 
Founded in 1982, the World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organisation that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people, spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, and a growing presence in other countries and regions.   
The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environmental and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with government, business, and civil society leaders to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact. 
  
Our mission and values: 
WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. 

Our values are shared ideals that bind us together: Integrity, Innovation, Urgency, Independence, Respect.  
  
Our culture:  
WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organisational and programmatic practices. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities. We embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. Recognising our strong commitment to gender equality, WRI has also been awarded EDGE certification. 

Our team carefully reviews all applications.