Congress Marketing intern

27 October 2021 Category : Internships

IDF is looking to hire an Intern to join our Congress team.

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 230 national diabetes associations with two million members in more than 164 countries and territories, IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy for over 50 years.

The Intern will work remotely and the period of the internship is to be defined with the candidate.

The IDF Intern Programme gives undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain training and exposure to IDF’s work in the field of diabetes and non-communicable diseases.


Works under the supervision of the IDF Congress Manager and in collaboration with the IDF Communications Team


Supports activities to promote the IDF Congress 2022 to increase attendance and sponsorship

Main Activities

Promotion of the IDF Congress 2022
  • Supports marketing & promotion of the IDF Congress 2022 in Lisbon through various online and offline channels (website, social media, e-alerts, email)
  • Supports stakeholder and target audience mapping by identifying relevant contacts in the international and national diabetes community
  • Identifies diabetes-related events for cross promotion
  • Supports the development and distribution of promotional material (print and online)
Administrative & communication tasks
  • Assists in drafting congress-related communications (monthly newsletter, regular e-alerts) to IDF stakeholders and email distribution list
  • Handles incoming requests for information
  • Compiles reports and presentations
  • Updates the congress database

Knowledge and complexity

  • Knowledge level: higher secondary education or equivalent by experience
  • Knowledge of standard business software including web design
  • Knowledge of social media and marketing tools
  • Fluency in English (oral and written including editing)
  • Good working knowledge of one or more of the following languages – Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish - is an asset


  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with an international, multi-cultural environment
  • Can work from home

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to send a CV and cover letter to Ms Audrey Baerten, Office Manager at before the 1st of December 2021.

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