Internship Events Management COP26

South Pole is an energetic, global company offering comprehensive sustainability solutions and services. With offices spanning all continents across the globe, we strive to create a sustainable society and economy that positively impacts our climate, ecosystems and developing communities. With our solutions we inspire and enable our customers to create value from sustainability-related activities.

Our Marketing and Communications teams are the key ambassadors of our corporate brand. From overseeing the way in which we approach our clients and showcase our products and services, to positioning South Pole as a global thought leader in the fight for climate action, we sharpen and strengthen our brand positioning and multiply our impact in the market through our strong value proposition. If you are a smart, ambitious and dynamic professional with a strong passion to make a real difference in the fight against climate change, the below position may be right for you!


Job summary:

Events are a cornerstone of the South Pole marketing and client activation strategy. Working closely with the Event Specialist, you will support in coordination of South Pole’s attendees at COP26.

This is a 6 months internship position requiring an enthusiastic and dynamic young professional, who ideally has experience in PR, sustainability and event management. You are passionate about helping to save the climate as part of your daily work.


 Main tasks & responsibilities:

  • Coordinate South Pole’s presence at COP26 
  • Secure speaking opportunities for South Pole speakers at COP26 
  • Support the preparation of content-based and visual materials to enhance South Pole’s participation at COP26 
  • Support travel arrangements to COP26 
  • Pre- and post-event communication to all relevant stakeholders, including support for mailings and website content management 
  • Assist with local event organisation (on-site registration, A&V support etc.) 
  • Partnership management and coordination 
  • Support in various other communications task if needed

Requirements:

  • Degree in Marketing or Communications, or equivalent 
  • Fluent in English is a must ○ Experience with planning and organisation of events is a plus 
  • Versatile storyteller with excellent copywriting skills both in English Understanding of web-based content management systems, e.g. GoToWebinar, WordPress or Drupal, and social media best practices 
  • Outstanding organisation, planning and time management skills 
  • Possesses precise attention to detail when preparing or editing text 
  • A self-starter who can work independently but also as part of an interdisciplinary, globally dispersed team 
  • Passion for environmental issues and understanding of sustainability, Climate Policy, the Voluntary Carbon Market and related topics 
  • National, or holder of a valid required work visa

What we offer:

At South Pole, we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet. South Pole is not just an employer, we are a Team. South Pole does not just offer people a job, we offer you a career. By joining our team, you will find strong purpose and deep meaning in everything you do. You will have the chance to make a real difference for our clients and for the planet, working alongside a passionate team of like-minded colleagues, while building your knowledge/skills and developing your career in a fun, dynamic, international and fast-growing organisation. 

We’re a planet of 7.5 billion unique and different people. We all have a contribution to make and South Pole is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status or disability. Our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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Life as a Penguin on the Iceberg

With such an important mission, we expect a lot from our employees, and strive to give a lot in return. Because we care about our employees as much as we care about the planet.

  • Health & Wellbeing

    We believe that health is central to happiness. We organise many wellbeing activities such as yoga, meditation sessions, sports groups, healthy snacks, active breaks, etc.

  • Work-life balance

    From flexible working hours to flexible workplace (home office), with above-average vacation allowances, we strive to make the work and family life puzzle an easy one for our employees.

  • We practice what we preach

    From Vegan Days to plastic-free lunches, off-setting our own Company emissions and countless other initiatives, we fully live our values and lead by example on a daily basis.

  • Company outings and events

    It is not only hard work, we also have lots of fun! We frequently get together to celebrate our successes, do activities together and get to know each other better

What makes us unique

At South Pole, we are first and foremost a purpose-driven Company. People join us because they believe in our mission and want to be part of a community that fights together for our shared values and beliefs. But that is not the only reason why working at South Pole is such a rewarding experience...

  • We know that our vision to help create a greener world is both bold and challenging. To achieve it, we settle for nothing less than the absolute best.  We form a Community that is stronger than the sum of its parts.
  • Entrepreneurial at heart.  It’s not just our founders who are entrepreneurs. We actively promote an innovative mindset at all levels of the organisation, where each and every employee is encouraged to challenge the status quo and empowered to make decisions.   
  • Growing employees in a growing company.   With a team of smart, passionate and engaged colleagues, as well as an increasing demand from our clients, opportunities to learn, develop our skills and grow our careers are endless. 
  • All for one, and one for all!.  Above all other things, what truly drives our dedication and commitment to our purpose is our colleagues.  We learn from each other and grow together. Because that is who Penguins are.

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