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Join the team: Internship opportunities
Disarming Design from Palestine is looking for several interns to fulfill different positions that will help our grass-root organization increase its efforts in supporting the Palestinian artisans, designers and spreading contemporary narratives.
Internship in the field of conscious product design and crafts
Support local craftsmanship and local economy, earn experience, learn about design, production and communication, community building, international network, inspiring experience
Palestinians and internationals located in Palestine of all ages and levels of experience (check the skills section).The call is meant for locals (Palestinians & internationals located in Palestine).
Starting January 2017 (or later) for 3 months period agreement, that is open for renewal
Flexible with an average of 3 days a week
Interns work from our studio located in the center of Ramallah or remotely from other locations as agreed with our administration.
WHO ARE WE?
Disarming Design From Palestine is an inclusive design label that presents and sells useful goods from Palestine. The products are designed by contemporary designers and artists in collaboration with local producers and artisans. The products spread alternative narratives about contemporary Palestine and reflect upon the function of creative practices in situations of conflict. The collection of products is presented and sold locally and internationally through pop-up shops, exhibitions and a web shop.
Disarming Design started in 2012 and is registered as a non-profit company since 2014. Our studio is currently located in Ramallah and we have a warehouse in Belgium. Read more.
- Production assistant
Assisting mostly the Production Manager, and stay in contact with artisans, product development, stock, counting, labels, packaging etc.
- P.R. & Marketing Assistant
Keeping social media up-to-date in both Arabic and English, editing video’s of production processes, reporting on production and events.
- General assistant
Direct assistant to the executive director, working in administration, financial operation, business empowerment, internet research
NOTE: people can also apply for 2 positions
Everybody has a certain skill that she or he is fluent in. Here is a short list of the additional skills needed:
- Language Skills: Writing, editing and translating
- Program Coordination: Managing the emerging new projects
- Sales assistant: Coordinating the sales, delivery of products to/from our studio, trade follow up
- Mainly and most important, we do look for positive and creative people to join our team.
The company will compensate the intern on the following basis:
- Knowledge on social design and local craftsmanship
- Covering work related expenses (like transportation and food when working in the field)
- Recommendation letter
- Certificate of internship
- Selection of products from the Disarming Design’s collection
If you are interested send your CV and motivation letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org Make sure to get our confirmation of receiving the email. If we didn’t confirm within 48 hours please call our executive director Mohammad Saleh @ 059 567 20 88.
NOTE: if you don’t live in Palestine already and would like to come specifically to join our team we can propose you a practical agreement to make this happen, possibly even to join our team in Belgium as part of the program. Please contact us: email@example.com