Job vacancy

Intern - Multimedia team

Home based
Salary range:
London Living Wage
Jan. 25, 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to undertake a three month paid multimedia internship to support our busy and dynamic multimedia production function.

About Global Witness

The food we eat, the rings on our fingers and the furniture in our homes, all too often, behind these everyday items there is an environmentally destructive reality.

At Global Witness we investigate and campaign to stop human rights and environmental abuses caused by corruption and the exploitation of natural resources.

About the Internship

The multimedia function produces a range of social media films, talking heads, long-form documentaries as well as photography and podcasts.   Your role will include photo and footage research, logging files in the multimedia library, basic film editing using Premier Pro templates, image licensing, and film and podcast research tasks.

You’ll receive London Living Wage and will work remotely for the duration of the internship.

You will be expected to work 3 days per week (minimum 5 hours per day) over a period of 3 months. This internship does not guarantee employment with Global Witness after the scheme is completed.

About you

You’ll have a demonstrable interest or experience in multimedia production (film, audio or photography) and an interest in protecting the planet and human rights and tackling the structures behind the climate crisis.
You will have strong communication skills and some experience in multimedia production or visual journalism experience.

A committed team player you thrive in an environment which values collaboration. Finally, you’ll be deeply committed to Global Witness’ aims – and excited about working to make our goals a reality. 

You’ll be allocated a manager who’ll regularly review how you’re getting on and provide opportunities to maximise your learning and experience with us.

Working for us

Global Witness has a talented team of people worldwide.  The majority of our employees are based in London but we have offices in Washington DC and Brussels too.  We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive place to work, where difference is valued and celebrated.  We know that a diverse and inclusive workplace is an asset to any organisation and that different views and experiences improve the way we do our work. 

Our benefits package is competitive. We offer 25 days holiday per annum (pro-rated for the length of the internship and exc. public holidays) and flexible and agile working arrangements.


Please send in your application with a CV to [email protected] with "Multimedia Intern" in the subject line by 5pm on 25 January 2021.

Please add the information below in your covering letter or email, along with your contact information.

1.   Why you’re applying for the scheme and what you hope to get out of your time with us;

2.   Any relevant experience to support your application.