Communications and Partnerships Paid Internship

  • Added Date: Monday, 13 November 2023
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 28 November 2023
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If you want a chance to dive into the world of the cacao and chocolate value chain, play a crucial role in shaping strategy and narrative and want to be a part of an energetic and driven team - this is the opportunity.

Based in the European Union (remote), and under the overall supervision of the Programme Manager of the Cacao of Excellence Programme, the Intern will support the Cacao of Excellence Programme of the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT (CGIAR) in its communications and partnerships activities.


  • Assist with copy-editing and copywriting of the Cacao of Excellence website.
  • Assist with developing novel and creative concepts for the Cacao of Excellence website architecture.
  • Assist with the review and organization of email subscribers, photographs, and videos.
  • Assist with the research, review, and development of new online content in the form of web stories, Opinion Editorials, and content for infographics.
  • Support research and analysis on public and private partners, and donorsโ€™ value chain development policies, practices, and budget allocations.
  • Provide support in the organization of events and promotion of cacao producers.
  • Assist in the development of novel social media campaigns in support of major Cacao of Excellence projects and events.
  • Perform other duties as required


Essential requirements

  • Ongoing or recently completed studies in communications, marketing and/or international/agricultural development/social sciences.
  • Native or fluent oral and written communication skills in English and written proficiency in Spanish and/or French.
  • Interest in researching and writing on development and socio-economic issues.
  • Studies and previous work experience/internships in development or communications-related fields are desirable for this internship.
  • Energetic self-starter with multi-tasking abilities and discipline with deadlines.
  • Good research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • An innovative mindset and a constructive, collaborative attitude.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite packages.

This vacancy is archived.

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