Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Intern (Recruitment Unit – Support & Marketing)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Job Description


Internship Opportunity – Recruitment Unit – Support & Marketing (m/f/x) – MSF Belgium - Brussels

Are you looking for an opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects within the field of Talent Attraction and Acquisition? MSF Belgium is looking for an Intern for its Recruitment team for 3-6 months (with an internship agreement delivered by a school/university).

Within the HR department of MSF Belgium (Operational Center Brussels), the Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Unit (RU) is the go-to unit for all population’s recruitment topics and/or activities.

Indeed, the unit:

  • Recruits International Mobile staff to answer to OCB HR operational needs
  • Ensures the recruitment expertise and support during HQ recruitment processes
  • Gives methodological support for field Locally Hired Staff recruitment
  • Develops and implements Talent attraction & sourcing strategies and activities

The Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Unit is currently developing the strategy for HR Marketing/Talent Acquisition in order to increase the visibility of the needed field and HQ positions and attract qualitative candidates through various digital platforms as well as to improve our recruitment and administrative processes.

As an intern your role within the Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Unit is to support the Support & Marketing Officers whose main responsibilities are threefold:

  • Administration & support
  • Talent attraction and marketing activities and tools development and implementation
  • Information, communication, processes and Knowledge Management support

Your responsibilities

Your tasks will vary widely and provide the opportunity to gather work experience across many facets of Administration & HR Marketing:

  1. Support and administration

    • Following up with new staff files on our HR database
    • Developing and implementing templates for job openings and Internal Communication emails
    • Administrative support of the unit: team meeting agendas, templates, reminders, follow-ups, room bookings, etc.
    • Answering emails from the generic email address or transferring them when needed
    • Improving our Data Collection tools using Excel
  2. Talent attraction and marketing

    • Proofreading and editing job openings
    • Publishing job openings on the proper channels whenever needed
    • Creating a database of MSF images for external publications
    • Creating templates for job posts on LinkedIn
    • Developing/implementing our digital calendar for social media
    • Creating and updating content on our website (HR pages) taking into account SEO and copywriting techniques
    • Researching and analyzing job websites to better target audiences depending on our operational needs
    • Implementing marketing campaigns (Website, social media, events, etc.) in line with recruitment needs
    • Developing/implementing our HR job newsletter (content creation, email templates)
    • Analyzing our HR pages using Google Analytics (traffic, conversion, etc.)
    • Be flexible to support recruitment marketing activities if need be (Info session recruitment webinars, …)
  3. Information, knowledge and processes management

    • Cleaning & updating all files on recruitment SharePoint based on the new structure
    • Contributing to the diffusion/communication of our guidelines and processes (Design, attractivity, user- friendly, etc.)
    • Participating in the improvement of recruitment IKM standards, processes & platforms

Do you have the profile we’re looking for?

  • Studies ongoing in the field of Communication, Digital Marketing, Administration, HR or any other relevant field
  • Interest in talent attraction & acquisition, administration, HR activities
  • Knowledge &/or interest in social media & email marketing, SEO and SEA, Google analytics & copywriting
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Fluent in French or English and good command of the other. Dutch is an asset

What we offer

  • Expected starting date: September/October and January/February
  • Location: Brussels (Belgium)
  • Contract type: Internship (unpaid)
  • Contract duration: 3 to 6 months
  • Time allocation: Full-time
  • Free canteen – 100% reimbursement for public transportation costs
  • Adhere to the MSF principles and to our managerial values: Respect, Transparency, Integrity, Accountability, Trust and Empowerment

  • Adhere to the MSF Behavioral Commitments

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