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Accelerator Internship

With the objectives to well implement its mission and further growth its impact, WeForest is looking for an Accelerator Intern who will support WeForest Accelerator Director to guide the organization on topics related to strategy, organizational strategy, governance, and research & innovation.

● Internship position / contract, as intern, ideally with convention with the school / university
● Schedule: min. of 3 months engagement with a min. of 25 h/week
● Location: Belgium preferred, with the opportunity to work remotely
● Starting date: ideally January 2023 but depends on internships dates from schools / universities

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
In this role you will mainly focus on:

Research & Innovation:

  • Research, analyze, assess, and present peers / events / networks / awards / accelerators programs / web 3 initiatives of our ecosystem

You will also support in:

Strategy:

  • Support in ensuring our strategy is clear and coherent at all levels of the organization to ensure its implementation and meet our mission statement.

Organizational Strategy:

  • Support in strengthening the identification and implementation of transversal processes of our organization to ensure an efficient flow of work.

Governance:

  • Support in implementation of a good and coherent governance within all our legal entities to ensure compliance and full transparency.

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

A passion for our mission and highly inspired by our goal to make Earth a better, cooler place.

Currently pursuing a Master in Sustainability / Green Management, or Law, or Business Administration
or Business Communication.

Organized and methodical to plan and deliver against a varied workload, managing competing priorities
under your own initiative and to strict deadlines.

Excellent planning, problem solving and organizational skills.

Ability to work in team as well as independently.

Enthusiast, proactive, self-motivated, with a “can do” attitude.

Willing to work remotely and independently.

Outstanding written and verbal communication; able to translate complex details into concise and
impactful information (native speaker preferred).

Knowledge of Microsoft office applications.

Proficient in English but can be a French or Dutch native speaker.

CONTEXT
WeForest is an international non-profit association headquartered in Belgium with the mission to conserve and
restore the ecological integrity of forests and landscapes, engaging communities to implement and deliver
lasting solutions for climate, nature and people. We promote science and best practices in a culture of sharing
and inclusion, so that others can replicate and augment what we do.

POSITION WITHIN WEFOREST
This position reports to the Accelerator Director and works transversally with other departments of the
organization.

How to apply

Please apply by sending your application in English to recruitment@weforest.org with your CV, a motivation letter, and the contact of 2 recent references. Due to the anticipated high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We thank you in advance for your interest.