Civocracy is looking for a

German Civic Engagement Intern (f/m/d)

Duration : 3 months | 30 hours / 5 days a week |

Better decisions powered by citizens: Civocracy is fixing the relationship between citizens and governments through digital citizen participation.

Civocracy is a CivicTech startup, helping citizens to share their ideas and  opinions to shape city projects. Our digital participation platform is redefining the way citizens and decision-makers interact to improve communities.

We’re seeking a Civic Engagement Intern to join our small but passionate team, so together we can help redefine democracy for the 21st century. If you’re interested in working in a dynamic environment, and are committed to solving a global problem, please send us your application!

Your responsibilities

  • Support our Account Managers on citizen consultations with our German clients
  • Track participation levels and measure the impact of consultations on communities
  • Manage the German content on the platform and ensure a consistent quality for our users
  • Research citizen participation and political institutions in Germany
  • Benchmark the sector’s main actors, and research best practices in the German civic and social impact tech scene

Your profile

  • Native German speaker &  fluency in written and verbal English
  • Bachelor or Masters student, or recent graduate, in Public Policy, Political Science, Communication, Journalism or Media Studies
  • More important than your diploma: you’re resourceful and pragmatic
  • You will be working across different but interdependent areas. It is important that you know how to organise and align your workload accordingly
  • You want to improve yourself and your community

What’s in it for you

  • Perspective and potential. You will take ownership of key role tasks in a fast growing company, learning how to work on citizen engagement
  • Development. You will further enhance your project management skills and learn how to best communicate using digital participation tools
  • Impact. You will gain insights on how the platform is being used by thousands of citizens to make our society better through monitoring participatory digital projects in cities
  • No complications. We keep our team processes simple and efficient
  • A great team. We’re an international, friendly organisation,  and we each love what we do

Send your application to jobs@civocracy.org. Please include your CV and cover letter or a well crafted email.

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