People Experience Storytelling and Mapping Intern - US

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  • Added Date: Friday, 15 March 2024
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INTERNSHIP TITLE: People Experience Storytelling and Mapping Intern INTERN WORKSITE LOCATION: Portland, Oregon or US Remote DATES OF INTERNSHIP: April - August 2024 (with possibility of extension) HOURS PER WEEK: 25 hours/week INTERNS SUPERVISOR: Employer Brand and University Relations Manager FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR THE INTERNSHIP: $2600 USD/month Mercy Corps responsibilities For the duration of this internship assignment the intern will receive:

๐Ÿ“š ๐——๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ฎ ๐—๐—ผ๐—ฏ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ! ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ช ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ถ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—จ๐—ก ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—›๐—–๐—ฅ, ๐—ช๐—™๐—ฃ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—˜๐—™, ๐—จ๐—ก๐——๐—ฆ๐—ฆ, ๐—จ๐—ก๐—™๐—ฃ๐—”, ๐—œ๐—ข๐—  ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€! ๐ŸŒ

โš ๏ธ ๐‚๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐๐จ๐ฐ: ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ช๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ก๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ ๐ž๐ญ ๐š ๐ฃ๐จ๐› ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐Ž๐–!

  • Training and supervisory support
  • Access to Mercy Corps online tools
  • All other tools, materials and communication requirements for this project Intern responsibilities Intern will remain responsible for all costs associated with:
    • Laptop for working remotely
    • All other costs associated with the internship PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action โ€” helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. The People Team ensures that Mercy Corps has the talent and strategic vision that will enable it to be a world-class, cutting edge, humanitarian organization, creating transformational change in the world. The People Experience Center of Excellence within the People Team ensures that team members have a meaningful experience at every stage of their journey at Mercy Corps. Aligning with Mercy Corpsโ€™ overall strategy and commitments, our objective is to establish strategic processes that not only attract, develop, and retain team members but also prioritize inclusion and belonging. We aspire to create a workplace where every team member has a sense of belonging and experiences continuous development and recognition. Mercy Corps is seeking a People Experience Storytelling and Mapping Intern to capture the unique stories of Mercy Corps team members around the world through video blogs, photos, infographics, overview presentations and social media engagement, as well as spearheading the strategic mapping of university relations development initiatives and all related content creation. LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
      • The successful candidate will learn how storytelling through video blogs, data analysis, creative content collection, one-on-one interviews and stakeholder engagement play a significant role in influencing organizational mission and objectives in an international development agency.
      • Gain an understanding of the lifecycle of data and how it feeds into strategic people-centered development initiatives in an agency setting.
      • Gain experience in a multicultural work environment, coordinating and building relationships with a global team across time zones and geographies, many of whom operate in complex, challenging environments.
      • The candidate will have the opportunity to advance their skills in cross-cultural communication, organizational culture, creative problem solving and time management. DELIVERABLES:
        • Video blogs of Mercy Corps team members telling their stories around the world.
        • Infographics compiled through data analysis that are high quality and visually engaging.
        • Overview presentations and hands-on toolkits for university relations development initiatives.
        • Creative content collection (video footage, photos, sound bites etc.) from global stakeholders.
        • Social media post creation and brand refreshment across all People Experience owned social media channels (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Mercy Corps Careers page).
        • Strategic mapping of university relations development initiatives. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
          • University degree in progress or recently completed (within 1 year) in communications, marketing, media, video, design or related field.
          • Command of Canva required, Adobe Premier for video editing preferred.
          • Experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
          • Passion for international humanitarian development and ability to embrace the diversity of a complex global organization.
          • Strong visual portfolio that showcases creativity, process, editing, production and presentation.
          • Creative problem solver โ€“ able to design, develop and revolutionize ideas.
          • Compelling storytelling skills โ€“ able to deliver in a way that generates human engagement, excitement and joy for the work we do. .
          • Attention to detail โ€“ able to manage and track and prioritize multiple requests by maintaining strong communications and managing stakeholder expectations
          • Excellent communication skills โ€“ written and spoken
          • Interest in working in a multicultural environment, and with stakeholders in multiple geographies. Mercy Corps interns represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and Mercy Corps policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues. Mercy Corps Diversity Statement Achieving our mission begins with how we build our team and work together. Through our commitment to enriching our organization with people of different origins, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of thinking, we are better able to leverage the collective power of our teams and solve the worldโ€™s most complex challenges. We strive for a culture of trust and respect, where everyone contributes their perspectives and authentic selves, reaches their potential as individuals and teams, and collaborates to do the best work of their lives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a journey, and we are committed to learning, listening and evolving to become more diverse, equitable and inclusive than we are today. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Mercy Corps is an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination on any basis. We actively seek out diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be collectively stronger and have sustained global impact. We are committed to providing an environment of respect and psychological safety where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We do not engage in or tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability (including HIV/AIDS status), marital status, military veteran status or any other protected group in the locations where we work. Safeguarding & Ethics Mercy Corps is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary General and IASC and have signed on to the Interagency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner, respect local laws and customs, and to adhere to Mercy Corps Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis. Mercy Corps Headquarters: 45 SW Ankeny Street, Portland, Oregon 97204 Mercy Corps: In your statement, you are encouraged to discuss any relevant experience, and demonstrate your interest. Your application will be reviewed by the Mercy Corps team and shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly for interviews. WEB SERVICES: Interns are automatically provided a Mercy Corps email address, as well as access to The Hub, Workplace and the Digital Library.

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