Project manager (for citizens & organisations engagement)

  • Paris
  • Internship
  • Start date: 01 January 2019
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At MakeSense we believe that to solve the social and environmental issues of our time, everyone in society has a role to play. MakeSense exists to be the catalyst that allows each actor to have a positive impact. We release energy and support all actors in society so that collectively they solve the issues that matter to them.

MakeSense inspires citizens, entrepreneurs and organizations, trains them and engages them in an international community that builds and supports innovative solutions to our societal challenges. Through this community, we identify the most promising solutions that we accelerate through our incubators and facilitate collaborations to scale these solutions.

MakeSense is also an international team of more than 70 full-time staff based in France, Mexico, Senegal, Peru, Lebanon, India and the Philippines. We experiment on a daily basis with new organizational models that put responsibility, autonomy and benevolence at the heart of our interactions. Impact is the fuel of all our actions. We love to learn and share, everywhere and all the time. Like our community, all the challenges we identify turn into solutions built collectively!

What you will do

Your mission: building on makesense science of engagement, you will support and facilitate community programs (Energies for climate, Future of waste mobilisations) to accelerate citizens engagement and change within big organizations (examples?)
With corporates: we usually work on internal communities that foster: more collaborative ways of working, new management practice, sustainable and purpose driven innovation.
Community management: support your community members with learning tools, inspiring contents and positive energy. Design and facilitate collective working or learning experiences (workshop, brainstorming session, return on operating experience...).

What we are looking for

We are looking for an enthusiast & committed individual supporting citizens/employees in their engagement journeys towards more purposeful, people-driven, entrepreneurial and collaborative ways of working.

Ideally with experiences in community building/management inside companies, associations.
French is your mother tongue, you master English
What do we mean by “community building” and “citizen engagement”? Please visit our website to find out :
You communicate with confidence in front of different kinds of audiences.
You have good project management, organizational and coordination skills.
You are passionate about empowering and engaging people toward a common goal.

Recruitment Process

Starting date: available from January 2019
Contract & Salary: internship

We are waiting for your application before November 20th. Of course please send your resume (in French or English) but, we are not motivation letter lovers. So, in order to get to know you better, please answer these 3 questions in English please:

Why should you join makesense?
Tell us about a community you’ve joined/developed and why it was meaningful for you.
“You are impact AND solution driven” please illustrate how with a personal story.

We cannot wait to meet you!

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Internship (6 to 6 months)
  • Start date: 01 January 2019
  • Location: Paris, France (75012)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience Level: > 6 months
  • Possible remote work