Internship – Sponsorship, Global Partnerships and Development department (Paris)

ICC, the world business organization, is recruiting a Sponsorship Intern to work across several departments.

As the institutional representative of over 45 million businesses in more than 100 countries, the International Chamber of Commerce operates with a core mission to “make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere”.

We act as the primary voice of the real economy in a range of intergovernmental organisations – from the World Trade Organisation to the UN climate process – championing the needs of local business in global decision making.

The convening power of our global network enables us to set rules and standards that facilitate over $10 trillion dollars in trade each year – as well as providing tailored products and digital services that directly address the real challenges faced by businesses operating internationally.

We also provide the world’s premier private global dispute resolution services, leveraging ICC’s unique independence, integrity, and expertise.

ICC’s sponsorship team is recruiting a Sponsorship intern to work across several departments. This wide and varied role includes the creation of marketing materials, client relations, administrative support and event logistical support. The successful candidate will work closely with the Sponsorship Manager and Sponsorship Project Officer to explore and commercialise ICC content, events, products and services, and business networks.

Required profile

  • Exceptional presentation, written and oral communication skills in English
  • Proven skills in writing, client relations, communications, and project management
  • Ability to manage simultaneous projects in fast-paced working international environment with challenging deadlines
  • Organised, detail-oriented and ready to take initiative
  • Works well independently
  • Pro-active team player
  • Customer service oriented
  • Sales or marketing experience in an international organisation is a plus

Specific tasks include

  • Assisting in drafting pitches for email marketing campaigns
  • Maintaining contact lists and files and overseeing electronic mail distribution lists
  • CRM software use
  • Website updates
  • Logistical support and creation of materials for events
  • Client follow up
  • Business development research

Qualifications and skills

  • The candidate must speak, read, and write in English fluently. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset, particularly French and Spanish
  • All Microsoft Office programmes, experience with a CRM software, basic knowledge of GIMP
  • Proficient user of internet tools with good understanding of web marketing
  • Master’s degree or B.A in marketing preferred

Terms and conditions

Department: Global Partnerships & Development

Internship title: Sponsorship Intern

Geographic location: ICC HQ – Paris, France

Availability: March 2023 – September 2023

Duration: 6 months

  • The applicant must be currently enrolled in a third or fourth year of under-graduate (BA/BSc.) or in a graduate (Masters) programme and will continue to be enrolled during the period of the internship
  • Nationals from outside the European Union or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Andorra, Monaco, or Switzerland should get an appropriate visa from the French consulate
  • The internship is gratified according to French law
  • The successful candidate will work on a full-time basis. The average work week is 35 hours.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and cover letter to Ms. Sandra Sanchez Nery ssy@iccwbo.org and Ms. Binta Camara bcr@iccwbo.org before 1 February 2023.