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Communications intern with WWF’s Forests Forward programme

Published: 19 April 2024

Are you a driven communication student? Do you want to help stimulate WWF’s work with companies to generate a positive impact for forests around the world? Apply for an internship at WWF Sweden!

Application deadline: 2024-06-04

We are looking for an intern for the autumn term who will mainly be involved in supporting communications for our Forests Forward and Forests For Life programmes. Forests Forward is a signature WWF programme for corporate action in support of nature, climate, and people. With over 27 participants including IKEA and HP, and growing fast, the programme’s work includes working with companies on responsible sourcing, sustainable forest management, as well as conservation projects in forest landscapes around the world.

During the internship you will get experience with content and narrative creation, including planning and writing stories, social media posts and compiling newsletters and reports, as well as with coordinating strategic communications projects, analytics, and organising webinars/events. Proficiency with graphics and video is a welcome bonus.

We are looking for someone who is curious and enjoys getting stuck in. You’ll get the chance to develop an amazing set of experiences as a communications officer and be embedded in a friendly, professional, and dynamic international team.

Desirable qualifications

  • Skilled communicator and a great writer
  • Precise, proactive and a fast learner
  • Creative and solutions-oriented
  • Experience with social media, including LinkedIn
  • Preferably competent with graphics and video editing
  • Passionate about sustainability and the environment, preferably with an understanding and interest in topical biodiversity and climate issues
  • Excellent oral and written proficiency in English (Swedish not necessary, but helpful)
  • Studying at a relevant university or higher education institution, preferably specialising in communications

Period

The internship is full time during the autumn semester 2024; the exact weeks are flexible. Being able to stay longer is a plus but the internship should not be shorter than 3 months.

Requirements for internship

To apply for an internship with WWF Sweden, you need to be studying on a course that includes an internship/work placement via an education establishment such as a university, college or vocational college, or be entitled to an internship via the Swedish Public Employment Service (Arbetsförmedlingen).

We do not offer any salary or compensation during the internship.

WWF Sweden’s internship programme

As an intern at WWF, you will be one of several interns within WWF Sweden's internship program. You will have the opportunity to learn more about and be inspired by other aspects of WWF’s work, and become part of a social, learning-oriented community with your fellow interns and WWF employees. You will have a supervisor who supports you, helps you to develop and wants you try your hand at as much as possible in your field. Here you can read more about internships at WWF Sweden and take part in the experiences of previous interns.

WWF Sweden’s office is beautifully situated at Ulriksdal Palace (Solna, Stockholm), with views overlooking the water. Work can be remote for up to fifty percent of the time. You will be part of a team with dedicated, skilled employees in a stimulating, international environment.

The work is based on our core values, which provide clear guidance for our approach to our work and cooperation, both within our organisation and externally. Our core values consist of the following watchwords: Courage, Integrity, Respect and Collaboration.

Application

Apply here: https://jobb.wwf.se/en-GB/jobs/3898844-communications-intern-with-wwf-s-forests-forward-programme

This recruitment process will involve continuous selection which means we may call applicants to interview before the deadline for applications. We therefore ask you to send in your application as soon as possible, however no later than 6 May 2024. A writing test may be given at the end of the recruitment process.

WWF Sweden works actively to ensure that everyone has the same opportunities and rights irrespective of age, ethnic or cultural background, gender identity and gender expression, religion/belief, sexual orientation or disability.


Contact

Do you have questions about the Forests Forward communications internship? Contact Shaun Hurrell, Forests Forward Communications Lead, shaun.hurrell@wwf.se

Do you have general questions about internships at WWF Sweden? Contact Olivia af Rolén, HR-specialist, olivia.afrolen@wwf.se