adelphi is an independent think tank and leading international public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development. Our 200-strong team of experts and specialists plays a key role in generating and promoting new ideas, shaping debates, building new strategies and setting agendas. We help to forge new paths towards a sustainable future, both by providing scientifically sound policy analysis and by working in dialogue with political and civil society actors and decision-makers.

Join us and you can expect to work on topical issues that connect the worlds of science and politics, in collaboration with policymakers and practitioners around the world. Contribute your ideas and expertise as part of our interdisciplinary, international project teams, and benefit from a collaborative working and learning environment with flat organisational structures.

Communications Assistant (m/f/d)

to start working immediately with the SEED project in Berlin in parttime


Your working field

SEED was founded at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg by UN Environment, UNDP and IUCN as a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy. SEED is based on the understanding that the promotion of social and environmental entrepreneurship is pivotal for environmentally friendly and socially inclusive development and poverty reduction. At the moment, SEED’s focus countries are South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda, Ghana, India, Indonesia and Thailand.

Your tasks

  • You will play a key role in SEED's online communication activities. You will research, draft and test content for our social media, blog and newsletter
  • You will manage, design and edit material and content for our website
  • You will support the SEED Team in outreach activities for our various programmes supporting green and social enterprises
  • You will follow and research key topics that are important for SEED so we can use this insight in our media relations, policy and other activities
  • You will help SEED in the development of visually appealing materials
  • You will support SEED’s contact management

Your qualifications

  • You are currently studying communications, journalism, politics or business.
  • You should enjoy writing and editing
  • You have an eye for design
  • You have a basic understanding of marketing and communications
  • You have a high level of English (our working language)
  • Excellent command of MS Office and basic command of Adobe Photoshop are a prerequisite.
  • As an asset: working knowledge of InDesign and content management systems (CMS), i.e. Joomla!

We offer

  • Flexible working hours in a range of 12-20hrs weekly.
  • You will be actively involved in promoting SEED activities and its agenda in the field of eco-inclusive entrepreneurship.
  • You will be part of the culturally diverse, motivated and creative international team driven by a can-do and getting-things-done attitude. You will join the SEED team at the adelphi GmbH headquarters in Berlin.
  • You will take on responsibility quickly and gather experience on our target countries and programme activities.


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