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Community engagement intern  Start June 2020 (32 hrs) for 4-6 months  Are you an innovative and creative connector who gets enthusiastic about social design and has an interest in  international development? Are you excited to use your skills, experience and energy to contribute to our positive  chain of events? Then this is the opportunity for you!    Job description  We are looking for a community engagement intern, who is an all-round connector and who, in addition to  communication skills, has good organisational and planning skills. You love to work in a dynamic,  project-oriented work environment. You are able to join in a creative process and you're willing to perform  preparatory work. You are willing take on all facets of the community building yourself. You are proactive and  hands on. You know how to manage professional relationships and have an interest in thinking about impact  that is both short term and long term. You are familiar with the international development sector, keen on  working agile and eager to take on any challenge!    All of our programs are co-created with our local partners using a Design Thinking approach and based  on a number of learning theories which increase effectiveness and impact. You will be part of our team  and will work closely together with all team members.     These tasks will be part of your main activities:  • Research a broad network of people to discover their needs and wishes on how to stay connected to us.  • Ideate ideas on how to build a community that improves capacity building of people whilst they serve as  contributors to social change.  • Support the design team in engaging our network in creating, identifying and designing new concepts.  • Continuously test prototypes of a community that serves multiple different stakeholders.  • Co-organise our inspiration events on its preparations and execution.    Profile  We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who is used to working independently and taking  responsibility for his/her/their work. You feel at home in a dynamic international working environment.  You are thorough and accurate, with a good sense of priorities. You have a hands-on work style; you are  able to apply theory to practice easily.    Qualifications and knowledge:  • you are studying (last year) or have studied at a bachelor’s level in a communication or management related  study;  • you are familiar with the different aspects of relationship management;  • experience in design programmes like Adobe CC or web design skills are a big advantage;  • you are a good (intercultural) communicator and efficient at planning your work;  • you are a practical, hands-on person and like to be organised and get things done;  • you are independent and a creative thinker and  • you have professional proficiency of English, both spoken and written (Dutch and/or French is a  plus).    Who are we?  Butterfly Works is a social design studio working in international development. We're here to create a  world in which people have a say in the future they want. With a co-creation and design thinking  approach, and building on almost 20 years of experience, we create education and communication  solutions with social impact. We act as an innovation, research, technical and scale-up partner. By co-creating  with stakeholders, every solution is based on shared values and people's needs. This means  that all of our work is tailor-made; never copy-pasted, always human-centred.    Have a look at the ​services ​we offer, ​example projects​ and meet our committed ​team​.    What do we offer?  We offer an interesting and challenging 4-6 months internship position in an international work field. An  intern fee of € 255 per month is available. The work hours amount to 32 hours a week.    And, we offer:  • An inspiring work space both online from your home and offline at the vibrant NDSM wharf in Amsterdam (at  a safe distance).  • An opportunity to be part of a diverse and experienced team consisting of 14 people.  • Great remote tools to use in our online work environment and good coffee and a daily fresh lunch at the  office.    How do we work?  We strongly believe in the talents of an individual and in the strengths of an effective team. We have no  bosses or managers; everyone is responsible and accountable for their roles. This will give you the  freedom to do what you are best at and to make your own choices in line with the purpose of the  organisation. We stand for openness and transparency, and adopted Holacracy in 2016 to support our  Teamwork.    How to apply  If you are interested, please send your motivation letter and CV in English before June 4th to Rianne  Doorneweerd via ​jobs@butterflyworks.org​. For more information, also use this email address.     We will plan the interviews in the week of the 8th of June 2020. Ideally you can start asap. We could appoint a  suitable candidate before the closing date or decide to leave the vacancy open longer in case there isn’t a  match. For more info about our organisation, please visit: ​www.butterflyworks.org​.     Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.