Internship Opportunity: Become a Business Development Intern at (FP )Field Production (remote working)

About Field Production

Established in 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey, Field Production (FP) is a specialized media and communication company focused on peacebuilding and supporting communities affected by conflict to build sustainable peace by providing strategic communication consulting services. Our services include Media and Communication, Advocacy and Awareness Raising, Capacity Building and Training, and Performing and Visual Arts.

Our focus for our projects is that they reinforce the role of media and convey real stories of societies through empowering individuals and vulnerable communities, combating violent extremism and misinformation, achieving sustainable development, and by advocating for women’s issues. Through this we work with our partners and clients to ensure our services meet their needs in a way that they can optimize their performance and program in the most efficient and sustainable manner. FP has worked with several clients and partners including SY24, BBC,CNN, Orient TV, Syria TV, , D1+, PNN, and Radio Rozana.

Description of the role:

FP is looking for Business Development Interns (unpaid) to support the business development team with preparing bids, tenders, proposals, and concept notes for a variety of clients including I/NGOs, UN agencies, and other consulting institutions. The BD Intern will report to the Business Development Team Lead and the Head of the BD Unit to prepare bids and tenders covering a variety of topics under our media and communication services including videography and photography services, graphic and web design, training, implementing communication and media campaigns, and implementing strategic communication program. These proposals and bids will cover several countries such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan, Libya, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, etc. FP has been working in these countries for the last 3 years and has implemented several projects and consultancy assignments.

What do we offer?

Though the internship may start as a non-paid, we offer you to work with experts in this field where you will develop substantially in proposal writing, business development, communication and media, and understand different political and context settings of our countries of operation. Under the supervision of the Business Development Team Lead you will receive on-job training, coaching, and mentoring to develop your skills in business development, media, and communication in this sector. FP has a large internship program that aims to train and prepare interns for the market.

For this role, the potential intern(s) should have the following:

  • Advanced language skills in English are a must, as speaking and writing (Arabic is highly desirable but not a must)
  • Master’s degree in a related field: media, journalism, graphic design, development studies, social sciences, MBA, international relations, etc. (desirable)
  • At least one year of experience in a related sector (desirable)
  • High communication and business development skills (must)
  • Strong research skills (desirable)
  • Strong writing and editorial skills for businesses development purposes
  • Experience in the Middle East and North Africa (desirable) or any other context
  • Have an excellent understanding of the development or humanitarian sector
  • Have an understanding of the political climate in the Middle East, particularly Yemen, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, etc.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Design and market mapping skills (preferable)
  • Reporting and emailing skills
  • Willingness to learn

How to apply

Interested candidates should send their C.V. and a cover letter (in one document) expressing their interest in this internship opportunity through this email: [email protected]

Note: Candidates willing to apply for the position should write the following email subject “Business Development Internship Application”. Any applications that do not have the correct labelling will be disregarded.

Your organized CV will give us an impression of your drafting, organization, and writing skills.

FP will contact shortlisted candidates and arrange for an interview and will discuss further details about the opportunity.

Note: Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and potential interns may be selected before the deadline 22 January 2024

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