NOOR is an international documentary photography agency based in Amsterdam. The agency was founded in 2007 with the aim to actively and collectively promote, sell, and exhibit the works of its members in the global market.
Intern Profile (Full Time):
NOOR is looking for an ambitious, pro-active, and enthusiastic intern with a strong affinity for communications, world affairs, and documentary photography, who enjoys working independently within a small flexible team.
NOOR offers four to six month internships, during which interns learn the business and agency side of photojournalism. The NOOR office team consists of three full time employees, several freelance collaborators and one intern. Along with general administrative and office assistance, our interns have the opportunity to learn hands-on skills required for the spectrum of NOOR’s work – including communications, social media, handling materials, visual edits, and assisting with sales activities. You can read more about previous interns’ experiences in their testimonies below.
An internship position (5 days a week, Monday – Friday) is available starting May 23rd, 2016 and ending after four/six months (depending on the intern availability and the agency necessities). The applicant should be available to commit to the full term of the internship.
Accurate knowledge of English in both journalistic writing and speaking is essential. Knowledge of Dutch is highly welcome. Additional language skills are welcome. Experience and knowledge of WordPress, CMS, Photoshop and Bridge are required. A candidate well-versed on social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – is desirable.
We love working with interns who are keen to learn, take initiative, perform well on deadline, have strong skills in prioritizing work, and have an eye for detail.
In order to be considered for an internship at our office in Amsterdam, several things need to be in order. Please understand that if you don’t qualify, unfortunately you will not be contacted:
1) You must to be able to support yourself during the internship, including finding and paying for your own accommodation. NOOR’s internship allowance is net EUR 375/month.
2) You must be legally allowed to work in Europe, i.e. be an EU citizen, or hold an EU residence, passport, or work permit. *Please confirm this requirement in your motivation letter.
3) Your English must be fluent (spoken and written). Knowledge of Dutch is highly welcome.
Interested? Please send your application, including motivation letter* (maximum one page) and CV (maximum 2 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org, by Sunday, May 15th, 2016.Applications received after May 15th will not be considered.
*In your motivation letter, please include your social media handles if used for professional or research interests (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram), and a link to your website if you have one.
If the interest is mutual, you will be contacted for an interview. We look forward to receiving your application!