Internship

Non-Profit Digital Strategy Intern

Light Up The World


  Posted: May 5, 2021

  Location: Calgary, Alberta

  Internship Program: Digital Tech

  Salary Range: $20,000 - $30,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: July 1, 2021

  End Date: December 31, 2021

Job Description

Peru remains one of the countries in South America with the lowest electrification rates. The disperse distribution and remoteness in the Amazon and The Andes makes many populations unviable by conventional electrification efforts. With the Launch of a Social Enterprise in 2018, we aim to establish new ambitious model to serve families and individuals in need with clean and affordable solar energy.
We are looking for an adaptable and tech savvy individual to join our small team and help us improve our operations with digital technologies and help us in our goal to become a sustainable model that can be replicated in other developing countries.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Conduct a GIS study based on public data and data obtained by field staff and the first two years of operations, in order to identify ideal regions for expansion of the social enterprise.
• Assist the organization in becoming more data driven. Determine an effective data collection and data management methodology for field staff and organization as whole.
• Assist in analytics and deployment of a digital marketing campaign. in Canada to communicate opportunities for collaboration and fundraising. In Peru, to efficiently capture beneficiaries in need of solar energies.
• Assist in updating our website and its integrations with CRMs and Social media in order to improve our digital presence, both in English and Spanish.
• Be part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural team, that is motivated to make a difference in international communities

Knowledge and Skills

• 2 years' experience on GIS and ArcGIS pro suite.
• Knowledge of Python and statistics software
• Basic skills in web development
• Bilingual in English and Spanish
• Be a self-started, capable of working remotely and with low supervision
• International experience or experience working with multicultural team.

Education Required

Bachelors in Marketing, Environmental Sciences, Computer Sciences, or Geography

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to lutw@lutw.org.

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