Seeking Leaders for Global Change

Mission Talent - Internship

As an intern with Mission Talent based in our small Berlin office you will support the entire Mission Talent administrative process. You will assist the Director; set up interviews for clients and candidates; manage our databases. You will be an active team member, acting as a link for people who will count on your support from different time zones across the world.

About Mission Talent

Mission Talent, registered in South Africa and Germany, specialises in executive search for the global non-profit and international development sector. We offer retained search services to NGOs and foundations as well as humanitarian, conservation and international development organisations. Succeeding in a diverse team based across three continents (and serving clients and candidates in five) requires an open and positive attitude, and we can promise a challenging and rewarding environment.

Major Responsibilities

  • PA to our Managing Director;
  • Collaborating with our administrator in India;
  • Maintenance of our databases, systems and tools;
  • Publicising job specifications on our website and across social media;
  • Setting up and arranging logistics for client interviews at board and senior-management level;
  • Managing incoming applications;
  • Setting up of administration for new searches;
  • Overseeing document formatting into our house style;
  • Calendar management;
  • Assisting with other tasks as required.


We will expect you to demonstrate that you:

  • have excellent writing, communication and intercultural skills- are highly organised, structured and motivated;
  • are able to serve our clients across a range of international environment and time zones;
  • are able to work remotely in a virtual set-up;
  • have excellent knowledge of written and spoken English;
  • have a good eye for detail;
  • are creative with a smart personality;
  • are at ease with technology, databases, and online teamwork platforms;
  • have an interest in the international development sector.

Mission Talent Offer

  • a paid internship position for the duration of 3-6 months or Werkstudententätigkeit negotiable
  • work with an international team of consultants based in France, Vietnam, South Africa and Germany
  • flexible working hours.