Communication and Event Intern – Volunteer

Communication and Event Intern – Volunteer

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

RECI (Réseau suisse Education et Coopération Internationale)

  • Desired start: mid-end August
  • Duration of internship: 5 months
  • Location: Mostly remote 

RECI, the Swiss Network for Education and International Cooperation, is an independent, non-profit network of organisations and individuals who promote the right to inclusive and equitable quality education for all and to lifelong learning in the context of international cooperation. 

RECI members are Swiss-based NGOs, academic institutions and individual experts working in the field of education and international cooperation. 

RECI organises exchanges on education in international cooperation between its members, with other organisations and with a wider interested public. RECI organises public and networked events - conferences, workshops, seminars, webinars - in person or online. 

RECI is organising  a full-day world-wide hybrid conference on 16 November. For the organisation of this conference, and for other tasks (depending on the availability of the selected candidate) we are looking for a 20% Communications and Events Intern-Volunteer for a period of 5 months, with flexible working hours to be negotiated. The intern-volunteer will need to be prepared to be very available in the weeks surrounding the November 16 event. 


Your tasks : 

  • Participation in the organisation, promotion, running and follow-up of the Thematic Da
  • Communication of the event and its promotion (social networks, mailing, newsletter...)
  • Support in the creation of various communication tools (flyers, programmes, videos, etc.)  
  • Management and follow-up of registrations and management of the database  
  • Connecting, welcoming and facilitating participants and speakers on site and online  
  • Writing, proofreading and translation of content (French, German or English)  
  • Logistical organisation and preparation before the event (catering, equipment, installation, etc.)  
  • Collaboration with the organising committee and other relevant stakeholders  
  • Help with the follow-up of the event (writing workshop reports, acknowledgements, etc.)  
  • Administrative support  

Desired profile: 

  • You are following a higher education curriculum (Bachelor or Master) (UNI, HEC, HEG, SES...), ideally in communication or event management, or a profile in international relations, education science, etc. with an interest in communication
  • Excellent oral and writing skills in French or German (and a good knowledge of the other is an asset).
  • Good English language skills.
  • Well organised and able to work in a remote team.
  • Comfortable with the usual IT tools, the digital world and social media
  • Ability to work in an organised and rigorous manner, willingness to learn and find solutions, curiosity, sense of quality
  • Interest in platforms and software such as canva, eventbrite, zoom, mailchimp, wondershare filmora...
  • Adherence to RECI values 


Letter of application, CV in French, German or English by email to: info(at) 

Deadline for applications: until 5th of August 

Only applications corresponding to the profile sought and currently studying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.