Project Coordinator Intern – London

at The Society for Environmental Exploration / Frontier (view profile)
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted 20th March 2018
Job Type Full-time
Internship

Description

Job start date: April 2018

GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE ROLE
To assist the Volunteer Coordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:
- Providing information about projects, expeditions, fundraising, medical and safety issues, insurance, kit requirements, travel arrangements, and cultural issues for all volunteers;
- Developing positive relationships for Frontier through mailings, advertising, public relations, listings and the website
- Working closely with the Partner Projects Manager to help develop new and exciting conservation and research projects globally
- Help with coordinating, planning and implementing the briefing and training weekends for volunteers;
- Continually review and maintain effective marketing literature and project specific information through project feedback from the field.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
To assist the Volunteer Co-ordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:
- To advise on international travel arrangements and other pre-departure queries for the volunteers;
- To help co-ordinate the quarterly deployment of all volunteers and expedition equipment;
- To manage the administration and sale of expedition kit for volunteers;
- To assist with the quarterly briefing and training weekends, including the recruitment of ex-volunteers and staff, production of briefing material, and organising the food, accommodation and briefing rooms;
- To be responsible for the continual improvement of Frontier’s photographic library;
- To provide information to country HQs overseas as and when necessary;
- To develop the debriefing process for ex-volunteers;
- To maintain databases for former volunteers, media contacts, production contacts, schools and universities, and counterpart organisations;
- To arrange mailings to schools and universities, and respond to their queries;
- To attend fairs and events, promoting Frontier to potential volunteers;
- To ensure that listing information in relevant publications and websites is current;
- To assist with advertising, press relations and website maintenance;
- To develop and co-ordinate the recruitment sessions, including organising presentation material, recruiting staff to assist;
- To send out information packs, answer general enquiries from prospective volunteers and monitor enquiry and application numbers;
- To run the administrative side of the office, including ensuring sufficient stationery and information pack supplies;
- To maintain health and safety standards;
- Any other task which the Managing Director requests.
- To assist with volunteer recruitment by attending careers fairs and giving presentations as required by the Events and Outreach Co-ordinator.
3-6 months: minimum of 4 days a week, 10:00 – 17:30 with possibility of extension.
Travel allowance available.
Non – salaried position. Subsidised 10-week overseas placement on a Frontier research programme (excluding return flights, visas, insurance, and dive- training) on successful completion.

For more information, such as requirments, please visit https://frontier.ac.uk/Recruit/ViewJob.aspx?job=7
To apply, visit our website or send us a covering letter and CV to [email protected]
Be sure to specify the role in the subject line and include your availability in the email.

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.