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Stichting Butterfly Works Ms van Riemsdijkweg 57, 1033 RC Amsterdam, the Netherlands +31 (0)20 4711780, inspire@butterflyworks.org, www.butterflyworks.org KvK 34213609, IBAN NL42 RABO 0117 7120 00 Community engagement intern Start a.s.a.p (24-32 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 to 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: • Design, implement, and evaluate innovative services and experiences for our Community of Practice. Research and develop new content for the platform. • Support the team in finding new and best ways of engaging with our network within our internal and external projects. • Continuously test prototypes of a community that serves multiple different stakeholders. • Support in the setup of a new CRM and network mapping system. Monitor member/network activity and recommend/pursue community improvements. • 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, management or international development related study; • you are familiar with the different aspects of relationship management; • experience in design programmes like Adobe CC or web design skills is 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). • you hold a work permit to work in NL. (This is an Amsterdam/NL based position) 2 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 internship fee of € 255 per month is available. The work hours amount to 24-32 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. 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 April 19th to Hanja Holm via jobs@butterflyworks.org. For more information, also use this email address. We will select and approach short listed candidates latest by April 21th. Interviews will be held between 21st and 23rd of April. 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