Marketing & communications internship

The ICC World Chambers Federation is seeking a marketing & communications intern for our closely-knit chamber relations team, to notably help in the preparations of the ICC WCF 13th World Chambers Congress, and support the ICC WCF Head of Chamber Relations.

Organisation: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), within the ICC World Chambers Federation (ICC WCF) 

ICC internal department: Global Partnerships & Development (GPD) 

Location: ICC headquarters, Paris, France 

1. Requirements: make sure you tick all the below boxes before applying 
You are still a student 

Your university will provide you with/sign a convention de stage 

For all non-EU residents: valid papers (long-stay student visa and/or carte de séjour) 

You are available full-time 

You are available for 6 months (starting date: Monday 16 January end date:  Thursday 13 July 2022) 

 

2. Main responsibilities  Duties and tasks 
Promotional activities (marketing & communications)  Including but not limited to the 13th World Chambers Congress (13WCC, 21-23 June 2023 in Geneva):  

  • Promotional activities (marketing & communication): draft of newsletter articles, social media posts, website updates, creative inputs on marketing strategy, video content creation and more  
  • Data management: Data import/cleaning, coordination with CRM team, production of mailings 
  • Activities linked to the Chambers Connect community platform 
Administrative & logistic support 

 

  • Tasks linked to the preparation of the Congress, including but not limited to: ICC staff coordination in the framework of the 13WCC and miscellaneous administrative and logistic support. 
  • Activities linked to the ICC World Chambers Federation (ICC WCF) and to chambers-related projects in general. 
Help with strategic partnerships activities  
  • Executive support to the Head of Chamber relations 
  • Support with the coordination and development of chamber-related and partner activities and relations (including but not limited to transnational chambers, international organisations and more, from all regions of the world) 
  • Depending on the department’s needs: support cross-cutting projects within ICC WCF 
  1. Profile: The ideal candidate:

is a fluent English speaker with excellent writing skills (English is the working language)

is a good French speaker with writing, listening, and speaking skills (the Congress co-organiser is in Geneva) 

has strong organisational skills with experience in multi-tasking and is meticulous in carrying out the required duties 

has excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PPT) 

has marketing and communications skills 

Any other skills that could add value to the Project and the team are more than welcome. 

The intern’s experience will include both administrative and substantive tasks. He/she should be open-minded and a team player who is highly interested in gaining experience in an international working environment with a dynamic team as our customers and colleagues come from a wide range of different countries across the world.  

  1. How to apply:

If you would like to be considered, please send an email to charlotte.rittener@iccwbo.org: 

your curriculum vitae in English (two pages maximum), and 

your cover letter in English (one-page maximum), 

the e-mail subject: #13WCC internship: [your first name + your last name] 

Please contact us ASAP with the above elements – we recommend not waiting for the closing date for applications which is Wednesday 30 November 2022. 

  1. Terms and conditions

Interns are also required to handle their own travel/accommodation arrangements for the duration of their stay.  ICC is not in a position to provide scholarships/fellowships.     

The Internship is a full-time program.  The average working week is of 35 hours. 

Interns will receive a monthly gratification of approximatively630 gross + meal vouchers + partial compensation for public transportation costs.    

  1. About

About the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC): 

ICC is the world’s largest business organization representing more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries. ICC’s core mission is to make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. Through a unique mix of advocacy, solutions, and standard-setting, we promote international trade, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation, in addition to providing market-leading dispute resolution services. Our members include many of the world’s leading companies, SMEs, business associations and local chambers of commerce.  

ICC is one of the leading voices of global business on the international stage. In 2017, ICC became the first private sector organization to be granted Observer Status at the United Nations General Assembly and has major roles in other intergovernmental forums and processes. 

About the ICC World Chambers Federation (ICC WCF): 

The World Chambers Federation is ICC’s unique and truly global forum uniting the global network of chambers and their respective business communities. It is a non-political, non-governmental body, and is the backbone of the chamber community providing a platform for chamber leaders to communicate and collaborate with each other on matters of mutual interest and facilitating beneficial partnerships. 

About the World Chambers Congress (WCC): 

Organised by the ICC World Chambers Federation, the World Chambers Congress is the only international forum for chamber leaders and professionals to share best practices, exchange insights, develop networks, address the latest business issues affecting their communities and learn about new areas of innovation from chambers around the world.  

The next Congress or the 13th World Chambers Congress (13WCC) will be held in Geneva, from 21-23 June 2023.The last Congress (12WCC) took place in Dubai on 23-25 November 2021. 

More information about the World Chambers Congress. 

At ICC, we make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. 
And when we say “everyone”, we mean it. 
We celebrate the diversity of our people and strive to inspire acceptance, cultivate a culture where difference matters, inclusion is essential and equality of opportunity is for everyone