Sep 15, 2019

Volunteer - International Humanitarian NGO

  • Crimson Education
  • North Strathfield NSW, Australia
Internship Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership


[Career] Communication/Digital marketing Intern (Voluntary Position)

We are an international humanitarian development NGO founded in South Korea in 1991. We implement projects to protect child rights, to strengthen global partnership, and to advocate the right of the most vulnerable. Currently, Good Neighbors is working in 43 countries with a focus on inclusive community development and child protection. Our NGO has attained a general consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) in 1996. Our Australian office was launched in July 2018 and is one of 5 fundraising countries along with the United States, Korea, Japan and Canada. Australia is an ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission) registered charity with tax deductible status.

Position Summary We are is looking for a Communication/Digital Marketing Intern (Voluntary) to join the team who will share the same passion and support in the organisation’s objective. If you want to make a good change for the lives of others, we would like you to be part of our small but supportive team.

Our Communication/Digital Marketing Intern position is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the growth of our communication area in Australia. The Communication/Digital Marketing Intern will review our current social media (Facebook, Instagram and Youtube) platforms, assessing the effectiveness and recommending improvements. The purpose of the role is to ensure the increase of traffic to our current social media accounts. Responsibilities include, but not limited to :

1. Social Media Management

  • Manage our social media presence on platforms including Instagram, Facebook and Youtube
  • Develop and update engaging content that can be posted across platforms and website
  • Ensure social media accounts are regularly updated and monitored

2. Research

  • Review the latest updates of leading non-profit organisations in Australia
  • Collocate/source information in order to generate newsworthy stories
  • continuously improve by capturing and analysing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices

3. Campaign Support 

  • Organise and assist with events including fundraising events such as city2suf or donor events and fostering community relations through events
  • Develop high-quality promotional materials

About YOU

1. Essential Requirements

  • Experience in creating and updating social media contents
  • Highly motivated, positive and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to work to deadlines independently and as a part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to maintain relationships with other stakeholders and people from diverse backgrounds
  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent in International Development, Social science, Communication and marketing or similar work experience in the Non-profit sector

2. Desirable Requirements

  • Hands-on experience of using common digital advertising platforms such as Google Ads, Facebook and Instagram
  • Skills in design software such as Canva or Photoshop
  • A demonstrated interest and enthusiasm in the International Development, Community Development and Child Protection sector
  • Bilingual communication skill in Korean & English preferred but not essential

Communication and Digital Marketing Intern is an unpaid position, so we are more than happy to work around your availability. We would love you to contribute one day per week (open to negotiation), and work location will be in North Strathfield. We are a small but dynamic organisation and willing to expand the presence in Australia, so it can be a stepping stone for those who have a career aspiration in Non-profit or International Development sector.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, so we would recommend you to apply now if you fit in this position.

Type of Opportunity

Crimson Students Only Opportunity

Age Range