• Internship
  • Lagos

Olam Group International

Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Intern
Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CR&S) Function is seeking a Sustainability Associate to support strategic communications, research, knowledge management, and internal learning. The Associate will be responsible for creating and disseminating key information (i.e., case studies, research briefs, grants opportunities, simple video interview, small scripts/storyboards, etc.) that inspire and drive the uptake of effective approaches to addressing economic, social, and environmental sustainability challenges in agribusiness.
Key Deliverables
Knowledge management platform: identify and organize content (internal and external training resources, case studies, research report, briefs, research catalogues, project catalogues, etc.) for the company’s online internal knowledge management platform. Draft summaries and regularly vet the content with subject matter experts and ensure information is accurate and up to date. Respond to queries from platform users in a timely manner and liaise with IT to ensure any bugs are quickly resolved. Maintain a library of training resources.
Case studies: identify, draft, and edit case studies that showcase sustainability approaches and projects. This will involve speaking to colleagues around the world, and turning what can be multi-faceted, complex approaches into clear and concise key messages, bullet-pointed summaries and practical lessons learned.
Research & project briefs: prepare briefs of the latest research and projects that distill academic reports and a multitude of project documents, respectively, into simple and clear summary documents.
Creative formatting: In line with brand guidance, create templates and format guidebooks, case studies, briefs, reports, presentations, etc.
CR&S Workplace page: moderate the CR&S page of Workplace by Facebook, engage users in meaningful knowledge exchange, develop and post relevant creative content to the Workplace page – especially on international thematic days (e.g., World Water Day, World Environment Day) – to encourage learning and inspire action across the company
Internal learning & engagement: support the preparation (i.e., content, logistics, coordination, etc.) of virtual and/or in-person events including meets, workshops, learning exchanges, etc.
Work collaboratively with Internal and Corporate Communications: collaborate with Internal and Corporate Communications to support greater awareness, learning and exchange for sustainability.
Provide writing and content support to funding proposals, reports, and meeting minutes, as needed
Collect, organize, and make available compelling and relevant photographs of the Olam Group’s sustainability work
Strategic Effectiveness

Operational Effectiveness
The ideal candidate will be passionate about sustainability and have strong writing skills, design skills, and solid research skills. He or she must also have a positive attitude and outstanding interpersonal skills, as well as enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
Organizational Effectiveness

Requirements
University degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or other relevant domain such as organizational learning, agronomy, international affairs, business administration, etc.
1-3 years of experience in a similar position
Native-level English fluency.  Knowledge of French, Spanish, Portuguese, or others is considered a plus

To apply for this job please visit careers.olamgroup.com.