Talent Acquisition Intern

Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 27 July 2018
Internship , Full-time staff position
Posted on 20 April 2018

Job Description

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.

Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Department Overview

Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Pact Human Resources Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures competitive compensation and benefits, and provides exceptional service to management and staff.
The Department is dedicated to providing practical, consistent, and proactive support, direction and advice to management and employees in the area of HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits, and legislation to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Our services include full life cycle recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, total rewards management, training and development and employee engagement.

Position Purpose

Pact is accepting applications for an International Recruitment Intern. The Intern will gain knowledge and experience in international development recruitment policies and procedures, full cycle recruitment, and business development cycle.
This internship can help to start a successful career in international development human resources. This position will be based in Pact’s office in Washington, DC downtown area. This internship is paid, and duration is at least three months.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with Global Recruitment team and assist in the full recruitment cycle.
  • Assist and coordinate logistics for career events in the office and offsite;
  • Leverage social media to expand applicant pools and assist with developing strategies for attracting candidates to build available talent for initiatives worldwide;
  • Conduct market research, coordinate materials for external and internal events, career fairs, attending meetings and webinars to identify top talent in the field;
  • Supports proposal and project recruitment as needed (reference checks, interview scheduling, preparation of job descriptions, write advertising copy and marketing materials and improving recruitment-related templates and materials);

Basic Requirements

  • Recently completed or in progress bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in business administration, political science, international development, or a related field required;
  • Demonstrated understanding of, academic excellence in, and desire to pursue a career in human resources, recruitment, business administration, political science, international development strongly preferred;
  • At least 1 year of professional experience is desired but not required. Including some work or volunteerism overseas;
  • Excellent social media skills and strategies, especially in professional applications;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and intercultural communications skills required;
  • Superior information management skills with very strong attention to detail;
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite, with understanding of SharePoint desirable;
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and creative team player;
  • Ability to remain poised and focused in a fast-paced environment.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process by May 6, 2018. No phone calls will be accepted.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

About the Organization

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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