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Web Developer Internship

Alliance for Health Promotion

CH-1290 Versoix - Geneva
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If you are a tech-savvy person with an interest in taking up a web development project with an international NGO, this might be the perfect opportunity for you. We are looking for a talented and motivated individual who can help us to revamp our website and improve our digital capacity. This would be a great chance for recent graduates and freelancers to work within a flexible setting and explore their creativity in web-designing.

About Us

The Alliance for Health Promotion is a network of NGOs from different sectors who share a dedication for health promotion. The Alliance was established in 1997, following the WHO Conference on Health Promotion in Jakarta, and is currently in Official Relations with the WHO and holds Consultative Status  with the UN ECOSOC.

Our vision is to empower people to live healthier lives and we do this by disseminating information on the outcomes of international conferences to civil society thus, bridging the implementation gap of health promotion.

For more information, you can visit our website – http://www.alliance4healthpromotion.org

Responsibilities and Tasks

As a Web Development Intern, you will be working closely with the Secretariat of the Alliance for Health Promotion, which is based in Geneva. Your main responsibilities and tasks are as follows:

  • Create a layout design for an improved version of the current website
  • Website coding in WordPress, page creation and architecture (graphic and navigation styling, image layout, cross-browser testing, optimizing for search and mobile); Social media integration (integrating social media activity on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin); embedding PDFs
  • Search engine optimization
  • Creating a multilingual website
  • Review Web hosting administration: domain registration, web hosting access and review, database and content management
  • Technical trouble-shooting

Competencies Required

  • Relevant experience in website development
  • Coding in HTML5/CSS/PHP
  • WordPress
  • Design skills
  • Creative and self-motivated
  • Ability to work multi-task and complete tasks within deadlines

Benefits of Internship

  • Compensation for your work
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Experience of working for an international NGO

Place of the internship

  • Office of the Alliance in Versoix, Geneva

Period of internship

  • Minimum 3 months, starting date as soon as possible

To Apply

Please send your CV, a letter of motivation and if possible a portfolio to: Gabriella Sozanski at secretariat@alliance4healthpromotion.org

Please note that the Alliance can not be responsible for a Swiss work permit and the intern should have his/her own medical insurance.