The Right Livelihood Award 2021 at Cirkus Arena in Stockholm.

Come work with us: We’re looking for a Communications Intern!

News 09.11.2022

Right Livelihood is looking for a Communications Intern focusing on multimedia content creation. The position is based in Stockholm.

About Right Livelihood

Right Livelihood is a courage-powered community for social change. Each year, we present the Right Livelihood Award. By recognising the actions of brave visionaries, the Award boosts urgent and long-term social change. 190 Laureates from 74 countries have received the distinction to date. We have offices in Stockholm and Geneva.

Purpose of the role

We are looking for an intern to assist with all phases of content creation for our digital channels, with a focus on video-based content. The role will work closely with the Digital Communications Manager as well as members of the Communications Team to develop engaging video-based content about Right Livelihood and the Laureates. You will report to the Digital Communications Manager.

Main responsibilities

  • Create, develop and deliver video-based content
  • Create content for social media, with a focus on Instagram, YouTube and TikTok
  • Assist with written and graphic content for social media and our website
  • Organise and curate our media archive

Depending on the level of expertise, also lead video production projects from ideation to delivery.

Required experience and qualifications

  • Experience producing video-based content
  • Experience producing content for social media
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Fluent in English and ability to work with English materials
  • Currently enrolled in a university programme in Sweden

Desirable experience and qualifications

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency in photography and filming equipment
  • Experience using WordPress
  • Knowledge of Swedish and other languages

What you will gain

  • Skills in video production, social media management, teamwork and problem-solving
  • Opportunity to explore the field of communications and content creation in the NGO context
  • Experience in producing content about human rights and sustainability

Terms of employment

This internship is offered to university students, or those enrolled in a vocational course, who would like to do an internship within the framework of their studies. It can be full-time (100%) or part-time (50%) depending on the course requirement. The position is unpaid and is based in Stockholm.

Starting date: flexible based on course requirements, but we suggest mid-January, 2023

End date: flexible based on course requirements, but we suggest mid-June, 2023

How to apply

Please fill out the online application form and complete the work task.

The application window will close at 11:59 pm (CET) on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, but interviews will be held on an ongoing basis, so don’t hesitate to apply!

If you have questions about the position or application process, please contact Amy Au (

Media contacts

Marina Shupac

Eastern European Media

Phone: +41 (0)76 746 13 59

Mikaela Fredrikson

Multimedia & Copyright

Phone: +46 (0)70 407 0325

Emoke Bebiak

English, French & International Media

Phone: +41 (0)78 333 84 84

Nayla Azzinnari

Spanish Media

Phone: +54 9 11 5460 9860

Nina Tesenfitz

German Media

Phone: +49 (0)170 5763 663

Sydney Nelson

Swedish Media

Phone: +46 (0)73 043 13 01