ICC World Chambers Federation: Project Coordination Internship

The ICC World Chambers Federation is seeking an intern with a convention de stage (for all non-EU residents, valid papers: long-stay student visa and/or carte de séjour) to participate in our closely knit team, starting from 19 August 2019 to end of December (full-time).

ICC World Chambers Federation is a unique and truly global forum uniting the global network of more than 12,000 chambers from every country around the world. WCF facilitates the exchange of best practice and fosters the development of new global products and services for chambers; as well as fostering international partnerships between chambers and other stakeholders, in helping their local businesses grow. WCF was established by ICC in 1951 as the International Bureau of Chambers of Commerce (IBCC).

The ICC World Chambers Federation is seeking an intern with a convention de stage (for all non-EU residents, valid papers: long-stay student visa and/or carte de séjour) to participate in our closely knit team, starting from 19 August 2019 to end of December (full-time). 

Applications without a ‘convention de stage’ and who are not available full time won’t be considered.

Department: Global Membership & Services – World Chambers Federation

Location: Paris, France

Duration: 6 months

Starting date: 19 August 2019

Main tasks:

Contribute to the promotion and daily support of the department’s online marketing activities, including:

  • Promoting the World Chambers Connect, the chamber’s community digital platform, assisting the project manager with content creation and social media marketing (experience in making videos and community management is highly appreciated);
  • Promoting the new Certificate of Origin Guidelines and assisting its implementation into a new online training course;
  • Assisting in the expansion of the International Certificate of Origin Accreditation Chain towards chambers of commerce and in developing new trade service to chambers of commerce;
  • Market research and data analysis;
  • Monthly newsletter and other news campaigns.

Support, as needed, the organization and coordination of WCF meetings

Profile

  • The ideal candidate will be a fluent English speaker with strong writing and organizational skills, who is meticulous in carrying out the required duties. English is the working language, but French as well as other languages are highly recommended.
  • Candidates must have solid time management skills, excellent communication skills (written and oral), and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. Comfortable with responsibility, motivated and strong IT and social media skills are necessary to perform successfully in this position. The intern’s experience will also include both administrative and substantive tasks. He/she should be a team player who is highly interested in gaining experience in an international environment with a dynamic globally focused team.

Important information:

  • Internships are remunerated according to French law. Internships are full-time. The average working week is 35 hours.
  • A convention de stage established between ICC and the intern’s university or institute of origin is compulsory (French Act n° 2006-396 of 31 March 2006). An application without a memorandum of agreement (“convention de stage”) will not be considered.
  • The intern must have an appropriate insurance valid in France for any damage caused to a third party (third party liability insurance: “assurance responsabilité civile”) and a social insurance (illness, work accident…)

Nationals from outside the European Union or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Andorra, Monaco, or Switzerland are required to get an appropriate visa from the French consulate

If you are interested, please send an application letter including your curriculum vitae to Hélène Kolmodin and Julie Sonladuangchanh.

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