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Extreme Hangout Development Support Intern

Overview

Short term - EXTREME Hangout - LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description

THE EXTREME HANGOUT DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT INTERN

 

Do you care about the environment, want to reverse climate change, are you aware of the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and interested in the COP gatherings? The EXTREME Hangout is seeking an intern to help with the development of the EXTREME Hangout and support the senior management team.

 

The ideal intern needs to have three things:

 

  1. Be a dynamic self-starter and a fast learner.

  2. Strong organisational and admin skills, be familiar with standard office software, a good communicator, be happy to build and lead a development email campaign, support the senior team, be quick and responsive on email.

  3. An interest in the environment. Has watched Don’t Look Up, follows Earthrise, might have Ministry of the Future on their reading list, wants to know more about Elizabeth Wathuti, and picks up litter when they visit the beach.

 

The Extreme Hangout is a platform to give young changemakers a voice on the environment. This short video will give you a flavour COP28 DUBAI RECAP | EXTREME HANGOUT

We launched the Extreme Hangout at COP26 in Glasgow, took it to COP27 in Egypt, then COP28 in Dubai and are now making plans for COP29 in Azerbaijan, alongside a podcast and global event series. Our goal is to help shift the climate dial, by shaking up the climate conversation, popularising the movement and inspiring environmental action. Over the last two years we have worked with 300 speakers, 8000 visitors, 500,000 watchers, 5m audience and had a press reach of 100m.

 

About the Internship

 

Development support for the EXTREME Hangout is fundamental to our success. We are in a start-up entrepreneurial phase and need someone who can roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. There will be lots of admin support balanced with lots of access to the senior team and you will be part of an exciting initiative that needs to grow at pace. It is a wonderful opportunity for an energetic, dynamic self-starter with a passion for the environment.

 

Internship Benefits:

 

  • Gain relevant experience in business development and administration.

  • Work alongside and learn from enthusiastic professionals and experts in the field.

  • Flexible work schedule.

  • Internship completion certificate and recommendation letter.

  • Motivating work culture with growth opportunities.

 

What you will be helping with:

 

  • Partnership and business development opportunities research.

  • Managing email campaigns and communications to potential partners and sponsors.

  • Proactive email management and being highly responsive on email.

  • Database, content, and list management

  • Support the Extreme Hangout team across business development, marketing, event planning and coordinate.

  • Basic administration support.

  • Assisting with presentation documents.

 

We are looking for someone who has:

 

  • Passion for the environment and sustainability and involved in some sustainability groups.

  • Savvy with standard office software and good research skills

  • An understanding of business development and event management

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong attention to detail, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.

  • Be a good problem solver.

  • Be a positive and energetic team player – be someone we would want to go on a road trip across Europe; hang out at a mountain bike park with; and spend a day surfing!

 

THE INTERNSHIP IS 6 MONTHS LONG WITH A POSIBILITY OF BIENG EXTENDED.

THE INTERNSHIP ONLY COVERS BASIC EXPENSES e.g., Internet, cable etc.

SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WITH A PASSION FOR ENVIROMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, ADMIN EXPERIENCE AND EXPERIENCE OF STANDARD OFFICE SOFTWARE, AND SOME KNOWLEDGE OF THE BUSINESS

 

If you are interested in this exciting and fast-moving role and you meet the selection criteria, please apply with a short cover letter outlining why you are interested in joining EXTREME and what excites you about the role and the opportunity; which climate activists you admire and why; how you fit with the specific role; and do not forget your CV.

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