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We are a professional shipping company that offers emission-free transport and travel by making use of engine-less, square rigged sailing ships.

communications internship

This EcoClipper internship provides an opportunity to be actively involved in an exciting and modern communications team for a sustainable sail cargo passenger company. As a Communications Intern, you will be assigned to the Chief Communications Officer (CCO) and will work closely with the communications team to communicate the EcoClipper story, develop your own skills and reach personal goals.

Intern schedule: An intern’s hours are mutually agreed upon by the interns and their supervisor. They should be between 8 and 40 hours per week for a period of at least four, and a maximum of fifty weeks.

Working from home: EcoClipper is based in the Netherlands. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, most of the EcoClipper team work from home. We conduct meetings through Zoom and occasionally Skype in Central European Time.

Qualifications and interests
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (additional
  • Dutch would be a plus).
  • Knowledge or experience with, or interest in, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and/or other social media platforms.
  • A strong attention to detail and good organisational skills.
  • Able to work from home, attend weekly meetings and work in group projects.
  • Interested in, or a knowledge of, sailing, environmental sustainability and shipping.
  • Willing to learn about and share stories and news of these subjects.
  • Those who have a passion for different communication methods and are willing to get involved in strategy development.
What will you do?
  • Assist with social media engagement by helping manage social media channels.
  • Draft and edit copy and content for social media channels.
  • Monitor social media web analytics on a weekly basis and provide reports of growth and other activity.
  • Marketing/crowdfunding focus which includes engaging with the team on a regular basis to brainstorm ideas for new and innovative marketing and social media campaigns.
  • Assist with gathering data and writing marketing reports. Work with a variety of marketing and public relations strategies.
  • Research and write blogs on a variety of subjects related to EcoClipper.
Benefits and Compensation
  • Internships are unpaid. There is a weekly minimum hour’s requirement of 8 hours.
  • When the internship is full-time, a weekly reimbursement of €100 will be considered.
    Informal, educational, entrepreneurial, and flexible atmosphere.
  • The opportunity to make our world a better place and be at the core of the growth phase of a shipping start-up that the global market is desperately waiting for.
  • Be part of an emerging and exciting industry: sail cargo.
  • Travel allowance on the basis of public transport will be considered.
  • End of Internship Certificate, detailing specific work undertaken and milestones reached.

If you would like to apply, please send Hannah an e-mail to hannah@ecoclipper.org

webinar internship

Start: August 2021
End: October 2021

Duration: 9 weeks

This EcoClipper Webinar Internship is an exciting opportunity to practice and develop event planning, marketing and organisational skills in a practical environment for a sustainable sail cargo and passenger travel company. As Webinar Intern, you will be assigned to the Chief Communications Officer (CCO) and will work closely with them, and the communications team, to deliver a successful second Sail Cargo webinar series from start to finis
Working from home: EcoClipper is based in the Netherlands. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, most of the EcoClipper team work from home. We conduct meetings through Zoom and occasionally Skype in Central European Time.
Qualifications and interests
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (additional Dutch would be a plus).
  • Knowledge or experience with planning and executing online events. This includes: professional communication, marketing (basic understanding of social media, producing adverts for each webinar), using operating programs necessary for webinars.
  • Knowledge of Eventbrite, Zoom and Mailchimp (or similar).
  • A strong attention to detail, good organisational and communication skills.
    Able to work from home.
  • Interested in, or a knowledge of, sailing, environmental sustainability and shipping is a plus.
What will you do?
  • Help organise and run a five-week webinar series (one webinar per week) between EcoClipper CEO Jorne Langelaan and a guest.
  • Utilise skills learnt through previous studies and put them to practice.
  • Develop a marketing and communications strategy for the webinars by working with the EcoClipper Comms team and CCO.
  • Be the point of contact for guest speakers.
  • Ensure the technology of the webinar runs smoothly (this includes understanding online security).
  • Pass questions and feedback to the CCO, and record any technical difficulties.
  • Produce an analysis of the webinar series at the end of the Internship for internal EcoClipper records.
Benefits and Compensation
  • The webinar internship is full-time and will run for 9 weeks. The intern will have a weekly reimbursement of €100.
  • Informal, educational, entrepreneurial, and flexible atmosphere.
    The opportunity to practice skills in an interesting, novel and exciting industry.
  • Be part of a growing global industry of sail cargo and sustainable shipping practices by encouraging wider public awareness.
  • With completion of internship, will receive EcoClipper Internship Certificate detailing role and work undertaken.

If you would like to apply, please send Hannah an e-mail to hannah@ecoclipper.org

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