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Organization: ILGA World
Closing date: 10 Dec 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join ILGA World, the global LGBTI membership-based organisation with more than 1,600 member organisations in over 160 countries. Anyone with dedication to - and experience in regard to – human rights of and social justice for persons of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and sex characteristics who meets the requirements set out in the application form is welcome to apply.

The internship is a great opportunity for somebody who has an interest in human rights and LGBTI issues, and wants to gain experience in working for an international human rights organisation that represents LGBTI organisations, communities and movements on a global stage. It is aimed at LGBTI human rights activists who are at an early stage of their career.

The internship is six-months long and will start in February 2021. The internship is virtual, and the intern can be based anywhere with good internet connection. The exact working hours and dates can be flexible, but a candidate should be available to work full-time (37.5 hours/week). The intern receives a financial compensation.

More details are available in the application form.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Write, edit or proofread effective website articles (including the weekly LGBulleTIn), social media copy or other communication outputs
  • Assist the Communications Coordinator in the planning and development of campaigns - including in the production of visual materials (infographics, videos and more)
  • Research and fact-check news for ILGA World newsletters and website entries
  • Organise a daily press review to monitor ILGA World’s presence on mainstream media, as well as global LGBTI-related news
  • Curate and produce content for the organisation’s social media editorial calendar
  • Assist the Communications Coordinator in the preparation of podcast episodes (organising interviews, assisting with audio editing, and transcribing the episodes)
  • Map the glitches in the ilga.org website, and assess the need for potential changes and updates
  • Support ILGA World programmes by promptly uploading documents, updating website pages, and editing videos when necessary
  • Maintain contacts with volunteer translators

How to apply:

All information on how to apply and the requirements for the internship are available here: https://ilga.org/ilga-world-five-internship-opportunities-2021

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