About Para La Tierra:
Fundación Para La Tierra is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of fragile habitats in Paraguay. Our vision is to change the course of Paraguayan environmentalism by inspiring people to appreciate the value of nature. We are working together with the Paraguayan government, local community members, national and international NGOs, and national and international volunteers and interns to protect Paraguay’s unique environment.
Para La Tierra achieves this mission through three primary programs: Scientific Research, Community Engagement, and Environmental Education.
About the Marketing and Recruitment Internship:
Para La Tierra is searching for enthusiastic interns to join our team in Paraguay for 2 to 6 months. You’ll learn how to effectively communicate about conservation and scientific projects to a broad national and international audience, and how to run recruitment and outreach initiatives. At the same time, you’ll be able to bring in your own ideas for marketing and recruitment campaigns, and can take on your own responsibilities.
The position includes tasks such as:
Attending PLT events and joining in on daily fieldwork to create high-quality content for social media and promotional material.
Creating and posting online content throughout social media accounts.
Developing and distributing promotional materials.
Assisting with production of quarterly newsletter.
Assisting in organising and implementing promotional events.
Contacting universities for potential partnerships and encouraging the establishment of partnership agreements with international institutions.
Presenting own innovative ideas.
This position is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in marketing, communications and recruitment along with an insight into the management of NGOs and grass-root organisations. Your main tasks are flexible and can be adapted to your interests and needs. You will work together with our Marketing and Communications Officer and receive ongoing support and guidance throughout your placement whilst learning and practising new skills.
Join our dynamic international team and contribute directly to the conservation of threatened habitats in Paraguay!
Applicants must be at least 18 years old and should have an interest in conservation. Conversational English is required, at least basic level of Spanish is preferred.
Para La Tierra charges interns to cover costs of room and board. The price includes all living costs during their stay with us and a personal pick-up upon arriving. Interns receive three meals a day, unlimited coffee, tea, yerba mate and diluting juice, as well as a bed in shared accommodation with hot showers and access to WiFi. It also includes organized activities & trips for our interns such as barbeques, game nights, beach trips and much more.
The fee further covers assistance with the use of PLT’s equipment, administrative costs associated with the stay, and a small contribution to Para La Tierra's conservation and education projects.
Weekly basis pro rata payments are accepted in special cases. There is a 25% discount for South American nationals.
Costs: $1,195 per month for the 1st 2 months and $995 for each subsequent month.
The application period is rolling and there are no start or end dates, so the trip can be organised to suit the person. Interns must be available to stay for a minimum of two months.
To apply please email your CV and a short cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.