Join the MyData 2023 conference team as a marketing & communications intern!
We are currently an international team looking for a marketing and communications intern to join our conference production team! We are passionate professionals from diverse backgrounds and we’re looking for someone who will share our values of openness, co-creation, and accountability, and who will enrich our culture of dreaming big, getting things done, and having fun.
MyData 2023 is an international leading conference for and by personal data experts. We are the flagship event for the global MyData community, whose goal is to create a fair digital society for all. MyData 2023 will be held on May 31-June1 in Helsinki Finland.
Job title: Marketing & Communications Intern
Employment type: Internship. Preferably three full months till early June.
Expected start time: Early March. (Dates negotiable)
Salary: 1500€/month. Applicants must have an university internship/traineeship grant to subsidise the employer 1800 EUR total (3 months) for the internship.
Location: Preferably Helsinki. Our office is in Helsinki but the position can also be remote as long as there is the ability to be in Helsinki, Finland at least once per week.
Application deadline: We will begin interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis. However, please send your application latest by 28 Feb 2023.
It’s a human-centric and ethical approach to personal data, which aims at a fair, sustainable, and prosperous digital society for all. In this society, people get value from their data and set the agenda on how their data is used. In this society, the ethical use of personal data is always the most attractive course of action for organisations.
About MyData Global
MyData Global is an award-winning international nonprofit headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. The purpose of MyData Global is to empower individuals by improving their right to self-determination regarding their personal data. The MyData Declaration outlines the paradigm shifts and the principles that are needed to make this a reality.
About MyData conferences
MyData conference started in 2016 as an international get-together for personal data specialists. It continues to become an annual event, mainly face-to-face, that gathers experts and professionals from all over the world to share insights, newest trends, latest developments of personal data management.
Do you know how to create engaging content that makes people laugh, think, interact, and understand? We are looking to welcome a new team member whose skills include (but are not limited to!)
- Digital marketing and communications skills in various channels
- Content creation
- Basic WordPress skills
- Video and image editing skills
- Excellent collaboration skills
As communications and marketing intern, you will develop and execute our communications and marketing strategy for the conference (and related activities) with the support of the team. Additional tasks will depend on your interests, development goals, and skills.
What we value
- A proactive, independent and inclusive team player
- Relevant education and experience in marketing and communications
- Understanding of business and corporate communications and the know-how to reach, measure, and grow specialist audiences.
- Knowledge of human-centric approaches to personal data
- Comfortable with a fast-paced environment
- Fluent written and oral communication skills in English.
- Creativity to present new ideas
- Ability to follow brand guidelines and tone of voice
- Basic knowledge of event production
Flexible working hours
We offer a dynamic and exciting working environment based at the startup hub Maria 01 in Kamppi, Helsinki. You’ll also join an active and diverse global community who live and breathe ethical personal data. Daily working hours are flexible and working remotely is possible. We are a very flat organisation and you will be encouraged to give your input in all the different aspects of organising an international conference.
How to apply
Please submit your application and CV accompanied by a recent sample of writing and/or other forms of communications in English as soon as possible to events(at) mydata.org with the subject line “Marketing and communications intern”. We will begin interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as a suitable person is found.
For more information, please contact:
Julia H. Liao
Events Manager, MyData Events and Services
We’re also hiring a sales intern, please check the job ad here.