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Climate Comms Fellowship

Berlin
Internship
Posted on 
July 24, 2022
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Job Description

Location: Berlin

Application closes: August 2nd

Start Date: 01/09/2022

Duration: 6 months (potential to extend and grow into a junior position)


Who are we?

The World Fund is a €350M venture capital fund built around the belief that decarbonisation is the key value driver for the future.


We back entrepreneurs building climate tech for a regenerative world.

We invest in world-changing technologies and business ideas: our portfolio will save 2GT of CO2e by 2040, which is ca. 5% of emissions globally. Our diverse international team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, communication and policy specialists, investors, and visionaries.

We are a driven, passionate team of go-getters, working together to make a difference.


What will you be doing?

  • Planning, creating and posting our social media content (LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • Supporting the partners with their social media content and messages
  • Being the first point of contact for our PR agencies (Burlington and fph)
  • Supporting partners and investment team with writing articles (Medium)


And who are you?

  • Independent and self-starter, capable of taking on projects with limited supervision
  • Excellent communicator, able to express ideas and viewpoints in a compelling way
  • Energised by a start-up culture of getting stuck in and supporting everyone to deliver
  • Comfortable in a collaborative, diverse environment where we are encouraged to challenge one another, so the best ideas come first
  • Highly personable and contributes to a warm, fun and friendly team culture


Essential:

  • Demonstrable capability and prior experience in planning, creating and posting social media content, preferably at a venture capital fund or startup
  • Demonstrable capability and prior experience in supporting PR, preferably at a venture capital fund or startup
  • Passionate about addressing climate change and forming a regenerative world
  • Supportive of diverse opinions and able to constructively challenge viewpoints
  • Fluent in German and English


Desirable:

  • Good understanding of (climate) technologies
  • Experience in the venture capital startup ecosystem
  • Voluntary or professional activities undertaken in a climate tech field
  • Capable of thought leadership in one of three key verticals; FALU, mobility or materials


Our Commitment to You:

  • You will join the diverse and high-performing team with Danijel Visevic as your dedicated manager to sit down and set targets with you, align your tasks with our priorities to ensure valuable work, and be there to support you through your time with the World Fund.
  • Another member of staff will be your mentor at the World Fund. She will be a part of your professional development and coach you to build on your skills in venture capital.
  • Whilst working with us, you are a full part of our team, and the World Fund family. You will join us at our week-long strategic on-sites and team meetings.
  • There will be opportunity to spend at least 10% of your time gaining experience across other functions for a part of the role to discuss with your manager.
  • You will join us at our office in Ecosia’s co-working space in Berlin. We work here together with impact start-ups from the climate but also the political sector. The office has a large kitchen where we all eat freshly prepared vegan lunch together with the Ecosians every Wednesday.


How to apply?

Please send your application to vacancies@worldfund.vc with all required documents detailed below:

Please be aware that we cannot offer visa support as a part of this role.

  • CV
  • Cover Letter [please refer to the requirements in the job profile]
  • Case Study: please reply to the following three points (which can be done in flowing text or bullet points). Your answer to all three points combined should be max. three pages.
  • Write a post for LinkedIn and Twitter about a current topic in climate tech and/or venture capital.
  • Pick one of our portfolio companies and tell us why you think it’s a good investment, and pick one and tell us why you think it’s a bad investment (it can be the same company).
  • Please comment on our social media (LinkedIn/ Twitter) appearance and tell us what we are doing well, where we could improve, and why.

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