THE EXTREME HANGOUT
DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT INTERNSHIP
London, England, United Kingdom
EXTREME is a purpose driven company with a unique brand and community that lives at the intersection of adventure sports and entertainment. Our Vision is to drive positive change through extreme and adventure sports. This is realised through our integrated offer that encompasses strategy, design, development, and management of adventurous destinations, hotels and resorts, spectacular events, entertaining media, and engaging brand campaigns.
We operate around three guiding pillars; people, planet, and place. Headquartered in London with bases in Europe and the Middle East, we serve our clients through our passionate and pioneering international team. As founders of The Extreme Sports Channel, operating for over 25 years, and with the backing of Kleinwort Hambros and Soc Gen banks EXTREME is the go-to brand for authentic activation across action and adventure sports.
Designing, developing and operating adventure sports and leisure destinations.
Entertaining our 20 million fans daily we achieve over 200m views monthly and provide social media management advertising & sponsorship solutions.
Producing inspirational and entertaining lifestyle events, activations and experiences.
Delivering real business results for our clients through marketing campaigns that harness the power of social, ambassadors and events.
Providing on-water support and services for events, expeditions, and tourist activations around the world.
In all our activities, we strive to promote sports participation, healthy lifestyles, job creation, infrastructure investment and tourism while maintaining a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment. As part of our sustainability efforts, we have launched The Extreme Hangout, a global impact platform, and aligned with five key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We have also joined Planet Mark to measure our impact, committed to 1% For The Planet to give back and are a lead member of the UN’s Sports for Climate Action initiative to raise awareness.
We believe in the future of extreme and adventure sports experiences, events and entertainment and embrace our community for motivating us every day to take EXTREME to the next level.
THE EXTREME HANGOUT DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT INTERN
Do you care about the environment, want to reverse climate change, are you aware of the UN SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and interested in the COP gatherings? The EXTREME Hangout is seeking an intern to help with the development of the EXTREME Hangout and support the senior management team.
The ideal intern needs to have three things:
Be a dynamic self-starter and a fast learner.
Strong organisational and admin skills, be familiar with standard office software, a good communicator, be happy to build and lead a development email campaign, support the senior team, be quick and responsive on email.
An interest in the environment. Has watched Don’t Look Up, follows Earthrise, might have Ministry of the Future on their reading list, wants to know more about Elizabeth Wathuti, and picks up litter when they visit the beach.
The Extreme Hangout is a platform to give young changemakers a voice on the environment. This short video will give you a flavour COP28 DUBAI RECAP | EXTREME HANGOUT
We launched the Extreme Hangout at COP26 in Glasgow, took it to COP27 in Egypt, then COP28 in Dubai and are now making plans for COP29 in Azerbaijan, alongside a podcast and global event series. Our goal is to help shift the climate dial, by shaking up the climate conversation, popularising the movement and inspiring environmental action. Over the last two years we have worked with 300 speakers, 8000 visitors, 500,000 watchers, 5m audience and had a press reach of 100m.
About the Internship
Development support for the EXTREME Hangout is fundamental to our success. We are in a start-up entrepreneurial phase and need someone who can roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. There will be lots of admin support balanced with lots of access to the senior team and you will be part of an exciting initiative that needs to grow at pace. It is a wonderful opportunity for an energetic, dynamic self-starter with a passion for the environment.
Gain relevant experience in business development and administration.
Work alongside and learn from enthusiastic professionals and experts in the field.
Flexible work schedule.
Internship completion certificate and recommendation letter.
Motivating work culture with growth opportunities.
What you will be helping with:
Partnership and business development opportunities research.
Managing email campaigns and communications to potential partners and sponsors.
Proactive email management and being highly responsive on email.
Database, content, and list management
Support the Extreme Hangout team across business development, marketing, event planning and coordinate.
Basic administration support.
Assisting with presentation documents.
We are looking for someone who has:
Passion for the environment and sustainability and involved in some sustainability groups.
Savvy with standard office software and good research skills
An understanding of business development and event management
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong attention to detail, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
Be a good problem solver.
Be a positive and energetic team player – be someone we would want to go on a road trip across Europe; hang out at a mountain bike park with; and spend a day surfing!
THE INTERNSHIP IS 6 MONTHS LONG WITH A POSIBILITY OF BIENG EXTENDED.
THE INTERNSHIP ONLY COVERS BASIC EXPENSES e.g., Internet, cable etc.
SUITABLE FOR PEOPLE WITH A PASSION FOR ENVIROMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, ADMIN EXPERIENCE AND EXPERIENCE OF STANDARD OFFICE SOFTWARE, AND SOME KNOWLEDGE OF THE BUSINESS
If you are interested in this exciting and fast-moving role and you meet the selection criteria, please apply with a short cover letter outlining why you are interested in joining EXTREME and what excites you about the role and the opportunity; which climate activists you admire and why; how you fit with the specific role; and do not forget your CV.