VOLUNTARY PROGRAMMES 2017
The B&CCC regularly seeks qualified volunteers to join our small but dynamic team. Volunteers work closely with the Executive Director and the team in assisting in the development and implementation of new and current projects and activities.
Candidates should have a solid educational background (economic, business, marketing and finances studies preferred) and highly interested in working in an international environment. He/she should have excellent computer skills. English and Spanish are the working languages, so apprentices are required to speak both fluently.
The average duration of a voluntary placement is four months with the option to increase that for a further four months and will depend on availability and skills. As an international organization, candidatures are welcomed from Colombia or the UK.
Throughout the programme you will be given a work plan to work through in which you are guided and supported by the Director.
The B&CCC provides an opportunity for candidates to work in a unique international environment, providing them with an insight into the chamber of commerce movement and their role of supporting and fostering business activity and development.
The British and Colombian Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking volunteers for the following roles, all to start the first week of the following months: Starting Jan, May, September, Oct
1. Administration & Accounts Assistant (provide support primarily to the Executive Director but also managing the chambers income and expenditure. This role would suit an individual looking to develop a career in accountancy)
2. Events and Marketing Coordinator ( to work on specific projects from the beginning to the end, activities will include events organisations, recruitment, preparation of marketing campaigns, press releases, events coverage, among others)
3. Information Services Analyst (news gathering and analysis, content management website/economic newsletter, research projects coordination)
4. Researcher: production of economic and sector reports , commissioned research, database analysis and statistcs,among others)
Please note we are also looking for Freelance Project Based Researchers. The ideal candidates should be able to work with minimal supervision, taking initiative in assisting the team in completing project tasks. Candidates should have a solid educational background (economic and business students preferred). Knowledge and experience of any of the following sectors (Extractive industries, technology, telecommunications, infrastructure, retail and consumer goods or financial/professional services) would make you of particular interest to us.
Our clients and members include multinationals and SMES with global market intelligence, competitive intelligence and commercial due diligence needs. Our staff in London fulfil these challenging engagements. Due to demand we are looking to expand the service through freelance researchers.
REGISTER YOUR INTEREST
To register your interest in a voluntary programme/freelance research opportunity with The B&CCC, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your CURRICULUM VITAE, motivation letter stating the role for which you wish to apply and the period you wish to start. For Freelance researchers please include your area of expertise and fees.
British & Colombian Chamber of Commerce
25 Eccleston Place
London SW1W 9NF
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7235 2106