Children of the Mekong is a London based charity, which aims to improve the standards and accessibility of education in Southeast Asia. We are the UK branch of Enfants du Mekong, a French charity founded in 1958, and run a charity shop in Clapham, South West London. Our office is located in the basement of the shop.
Our current website was built on Wordpress and we are in the process of building a new one using a more user-friendly platform. We are looking for a student with a high level of interest in digital marketing and web design, and with strong project management skills.
This internship is a great opportunity to make a difference in a small charity, and to get extensive experience in digital project management. The ideal candidate would:
be interested in digital marketing and web development
have skills in design and project management
want to pursue an internship that really matters
You will work as part of a team of 5 in the Clapham charity shop and office. Your responsibilities will include:
finalising the content of the new website based on our digital strategy
developing the new website on a platform such as Wix
ensuring that best-practice SEO and analytics capabilities are in place
You will also take part in the running of the charity shop in support of the team. This will include:
Running the till (including sales, opening and closing)
Sorting and displaying donations
Creating the shop window display
Cleaning and tidying
The ideal candidates will be a masters student in digital studies and/or project management studies with strong organisation skills and great creativity. Good work ethic, excellent team work abilities and being able to take initiative are essential. Skills in web design are a plus.
Length: 4-6 months
Allowance: £100 monthly for every full month completed