Media Events Coordinator

Organization
Sparknews
Location
Paris, France
Job Type
Internship
Contact Information
ajacquet@sparknews.com
Tags
Internship

At Sparknews, we believe that changing the world starts by changing the way we talk about it. To achieve this, we identify the most inspiring positive initiatives worldwide and share them with a wide network to amplify their impact and accelerate our transition towards a more sustainable world.

What we do

1. SOURCING and qualifying impactful initiatives via various networks and calls for projects. We currently have more than 4,000 projects from all over the world in our database.

2. SHARING these solutions during conferences and forums and with the widest audience possible via large scale media operations, including:
Impact Journalism Day, with 50+ leading media in 50+ countries that publish supplements on the same day, together reaching over 100 million readers.
Solutions&Co, with 20+ business newspapers worldwide. In 2016, it was about smart cities, in 2017 we were focusing on circular economy.

3. CREATING RELEVANT ECOSYSTEMS where we connect influencers, experts, business executives, policymakers, artists, social entrepreneurs and top journalists to build powerful communities.

What you will do

Be in direct communication with journalists and media partners/editors-in-chief
Assist in preparing and delivering collaborative media operations such as Solutions&Co: prospecting titles, managing the content with the editorial team, managing specific needs, complex documents and databases etc.
Coordinate media events: sparkshows, seminars, forums, workshops etc.
Assist the team in developing digital strategies for media operations

Profile

Desired qualities:

Bilingual speaker of English and French
Work independently and have strong social skills
Interested in the media sector and challenges faced by the media
Dynamic, rigorous, proactive and curious about social innovation

Background:

International studies/Communication/Business/ Political Sciences

Conditions

Location: Paris 9e
Starting date: Mid-July 2018
Contact: send your CV and cover letter by email to Audrey Jacquet, ajacquet@sparknews.com