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We, The World

Project Management Internship

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

TYPE: PART-TIME | INTERNSHIP | UNPAID

DIRECT REPORT: CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER


MISSION & VISION

Our mission is to connect, mobilize, and accelerate global social change until we have a world that works for ALL! The objectives of WE are to expand the consciousness of WE and to catalyze social engagement through an expansive communications network and unprecedented collaboration of organizations and individuals worldwide. We, The World, its partners and friends, communities, networks, social change movements and individuals will co-create WE as a dynamic, interactive and open partnership . The ever-expanding numbers of partners and co-creators will meet through WE.net, the network for social change. WE will promote and publicize collaborative programs, projects and activities as well as plan and manifest hub events in major cities worldwide to inspire, inform and engage a diverse, global community for a call to action.


POSITION OVERVIEW

The Project Management Internship serves as a key function of We, The World by providing direct support to the Chief Operating Officer. This internship will provide the opportunity to learn about Project Management and Social Change Organizations. You will work on projects that will give you hands-on experience with project management methodology, business analysis, quality assurance and change management. The opportunity will allow you to sharpen your communication and problem-solving skills in a business environment. The intern will report to and shadow the Chief Operating Officer.


WHAT WE EXPECT

We expect you to be motivated and proactive. You will work collaboratively with team members, actively participate in discussions, decisions and all project activity. You will work as part of a team and as an individual. You will be engaged and should take pride in your work.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Providing administrative support to Chief Operating Officer
  • Support project managers in managing schedules and milestones; ensuring that weekly project statuses are received from team members.
  • Documenting resourcing needs, availability and commitments.
  • Identifying and managing scope, constraints, risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies and deadlines; documenting risk mitigation plans.
  • Assisting with documentation and other project deliverables.
  • Attend meetings
  • Collaborate with team to create new ideas for Campaigns
  • Assist with project coordination
  • Other projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Proficiency in G Suite programs (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of WordPress and/or Basecamp preferred but not necessary
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, prioritize workload and meet deadlines. MUST be proactive and detail-oriented
  • Able and willing to adapt to various duties and be flexible

To apply for this position, please submit your resume

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About We, The World

Location:

211 East 43rd Street, Suite 710, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

The WE Campaign of We, The World unites and amplifies the efforts of people, organizations and global movements working for the common good Join visionary leaders and endorsers of WE: Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Immaculee Ilibagiza, Robert Thurman, Riane Eisler, Bill McKibben and many others.

Description

WEis a Consciousness, a Campaign, and a Collaboration of people, organizations and social change movements from around the world.

Imagine 4 times a year, groups like MoveOn, Greenpeace and Amnesty International coordinating their action campaigns with hundreds of other global organizations, thousands of smaller groups and millions of people around the world, shifting societal consciousness and creating political will.

We, The World has developed the Strategic Alliances and has the team to achieve that level of global collaboration and effectiveness. In 2004, We, The World launched 11 Days of Global Unity which now annually has more than 700 associated events in over 60 countries. WE Campaign is based on the successful model of 11 Days of Global Unity Campaign.
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WHEN

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WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management
  • Market Research / Analysis

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