Intern – Communication & Social Media

One step of growth at a time

Platform21 is a young social enterprise with the vision to strengthen the Platform Cooperativism movement and to provide the relevant technical support. Projects we’re currently working on include:

• Cosyland – a platform that supports people, communities, and organizations in unfolding their potential for cooperating sincerely.

• CosyAI – an initiative to create a cooperative approach to AI.

• Bobooki – an online bookshop that supports writers and communities with a basic income.

We’re seeking to build up a diversified and self-organised team. To this end, we’re committed to a company culture that enables versatile roles, flexible working hours, consideration for individual strengths and needs. We value an open, respectful and empathic approach towards critiques as well as conflicts. Together, we will create a healthy, fulfilling and lively working environment for all.

Role description

We are currently looking for motivated interns to support our crowdfunding campaign as well as daily operation in communication, social media and community management.

Your responsibilities

  • assisting with the preparation and execution of crowdfunding campaign
  • creating and editing texts as well as blog posts (in English and German)
  • managing social media channels
  • supporting the content creation of public communication
  • aiding in general operations and event organisation
  • contributing to other projects at Platform21 as necessary

Your qualifications

  • interest in general communication with people
  • affinity with language-related works (both in German and English)
  • empathy for others and ability to see things from their perspectives
  • motivation and engagement to work independently
  • passion and positive attitude to collaborate with teammates
  • general interest in social entrepreneurship
  • professional working proficiency in German and English (both in oral and written form)
  • good to have: experiences and skills in creative writing, video production or graphic design

Our offers for you

  • an internship grounded in diversified roles and fields of expertise    
  • a small but close team with cordial and open communication with each other
  • first-hand insights into the journey of growth and challenges faced by a startup
  • participation in various fascinating events
  • a pleasant and creative working space located in the heart of Kreuzberg
  • direct exposure to and connection with the social startup scene in Berlin    

Internship duration: 3 months

Location: Berlin / Home Office if applicable

Working time: 32 hours per week with flexible arrangement, home office upon agreement

Pay: 450€

Start: immediately (or as soon as possible)

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please send an email with your CV and a few lines on your motivation to In case of a fitting profile, we will reach out to you and arrange an interview with our director Felix.

We look forward to receiving your application!