Media Creator Internship in Peru

Media Creator Internship in Peru

Role: Media Creator
Location: Cusco, Peru
Job Type: Internship
Contract Length: 1 to 6 Months
Start Date: Start dates year round
Internship in Peru

Globalteer is an international charity working with communities in developing countries in the areas of child care, education, sports and social services and with conservation and animal rescue projects.

Are you passionate about helping others?

Do you want to join a UK Charity overseas and make a real difference? Are you looking to improve your skills to be ready for the workplace? Would you like to experience a new culture under the guidance of our experienced expat teams? Then look no further, and join our international team in the magical South American city of Cusco, Peru.

What will you get out of your internship?

Working with Globalteer, you will be helping support many charitable projects around the world making a real difference for children, communities, and animals.

Staff, volunteers and interns all love this unique location. Cusco is a city high in the Andes mountains that has everything to offer, as it is the tourist’s gateway to the astounding Inca citadel, Machu Picchu.

You will gain valuable life skills as well as workplace skills, guided by our experienced international team.

Skills you will gain for your CV:
  • Experience working in an office environment independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Worked for a UK registered charity
  • Experience working with an international team in a new culture
  • Problem solving and using initiative
Benefits for you:
  • Free Accommodation! You will join other volunteers and interns in the Globalteer Volunteer House. You will quickly join a social circle of volunteers from around the world.
  • Basic food supplies included.
  • Free internet! Globalteer’s Volunteer House is fully connected!
  • Full training and city orientation on arrival.
  • 2 days off per week, plus 2.5 days of vacation per month that you can accumulate to take sightseeing trips with fellow volunteers.
  • All work-related expenses covered in country.
  • Written reference letter upon completion of internship. We’ll do our best to help you land your dream job.
What we need from you:

There are a few basics we require for this internship.

  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Photography and/or Videography, or Graphic Design skills and experience
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Numerate, well organised and with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines without compromising quality
  • Flexible team player with the energy and enthusiasm required to work in the charity sector
  • A commitment to Globalteer’s Code of Conduct and Child Protection Policy
  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Team player but also comfortable working independently
  • Please bring a laptop with you
Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Producing regular, high-quality photos, videos, or vlog content for Globalteer’s website and social media (In the case of a graphic designer - creating new digital content for our marketing efforts online and in-country)
  • Visiting Globalteer’s local projects and partners to capture images and create unique, intriguing content
  • Communicating with volunteers, staff, and project partners to produce photography and video content that is in-line with Globalteer’s marketing strategies
  • General administration within the marketing and media department
  • 37.5-hour work week
  • Other duties as assigned in support of Globalteer’s charitable objectives
How To Apply:

Interested candidates are requested the following to

  1. One-page cover letter outlining:
    • The role you are applying for
    • The location you are applying for
    • Why you are applying
    • What you think you can bring to the role
    • Your planned start date
    • Your time commitment
  2. A detailed CV/Resume

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applicants who have not heard from Globalteer after 3 weeks of submitting have not been successful in their application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview by Skype. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a background check due to the nature of our work with children.

Plaza de Armas, Cusco
Inti Raymi festival in Cusco

Internship FAQs

Accommodation includes shared, dorm-style bedrooms (linens provided) along with communal kitchen and social spaces. Basic food supplies are included. Food provided is perfect for vegetarians although you're welcome to buy your own meat, if desired. You can choose to prepare your own meals or plan group dinner nights with other house members
We do not charge a fee for internships, but as a registered non profit charity, we ask all interns to fundraise for the charity. The donations raised will go directly to the charity and to support our local projects. We will set you up a crowdfunding page on our website so all you need to do is fundraise from friends and family. We require all interns to raise a minimum of US$250.
Our internships and professional volunteer placements are based in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Cusco, Peru where our regional offices are located.
You can apply from one month to 18 months in advance for your placement.
There are no specific start dates, interns and volunteers replace the outgoing interns year round.
Yes, Intern's are required to bring their own laptop that they can use during their placement.

In Peru, most interns can arrive without a visa and get a 6 months entry stamp on arrival. This depends on your country of origin and if you have other visas, such as a USA or EU visa.

In Cambodia, Volunteers can get an 'ordinary' visa on arrival and extend once in country.

You can read more on the "visa requirements page."

Globalteer partner with Student Universe to provide you with a easy way to book your flights and insurance. You can read more on the "flights and insurance page."
We do have short term volunteer placements available at many of our projects. You can read more on the "volunteer abroad page"