Traineeship Opportunities

Global Compact Network Singapore

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We are the Singapore chapter of the United Nations Global Compact.

As the leading voice on corporate sustainability, GCNS drives multi-stakeholder action to forge a more sustainable future, founded on the Ten Principles of the United Nations Global Compact and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Through various platforms and partnerships, GCNS advances the stewardship of sustainable business practices and Singapore’s national agenda of becoming a regional sustainable business hub. In addition, GCNS nurtures the next generation of responsible business leaders through its youth initiatives.

GCNS is a Collaboration Partner for GRI ASEAN Regional Hub and supports the Singapore chapter of the World Bank Group’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC). GCNS is also proud to have the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) as Principal Members.



  • Coordinate /design thought leadership articles, newsletters, EDMs and campaign collaterals to advocate responsible business practices

  • Interview GCNS members and produce sustainability stories (including written or audio-visual formats) for wider digital consumption

  • Manage GCNS' Facebook and LinkedIn pages and craft social media content

  • Assist with managing and updating content on GCNS’ website

  • Liaise with vendor on marketing collaterals

  • Assist with other administrative and ad hoc duties that may be required by Project Managers


  • Nitec/Higher Nitec/Diploma in Mass Communications or related disciplines, with at least 1 year hands-on experience/exposure in marketing, corporate communications and/or advertising

  • Knowledge in various virtual event platforms (e.g. Zoom, Google Meets, MS Teams), and willing to explore alternatives as required

  • Knowledge and experience using design softwares (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva) and video editing softwares (e.g. Final Cut, iMovie, Powtoon)

  • Knowledge of Wordpress/HTML/CSS, Google Adwords and experience in copywriting

  • Possess initiative to look for alternative solutions and help out the team whenever needed

  • Research capabilities for report writing, data collection and analysis

  • Goal-oriented with a mature disposition to take ownership of projects and targets assigned

  • Strong communicator (written and verbal); comfortable engaging with a wide range of stakeholders across different sectors, regions and seniority levels 

  • Possess a positive work ethic and determination in achieving targets within tight deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Accept that OT is necessary at times

  • A good understanding of sustainability and the SDGs

  • Able to work within a small team dynamic 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint required

We offer: 

  • A training allowance

  • A community environment of awesome people to work with, five days a week

  • A nice and modern office working environment in the CBD area

  • On the job training in marketing, corporate communications and PR matters

To apply / for more information, please send your resumes to Ms Charmaine Ng ( or Dr Ryal Wun ( ​​​​​​​. 

Wantedly, Inc. (Singapore)


Founded in 2010, Wantedly is a Tokyo-based technology company helping you discover jobs that ignite your passion. We've built a social recruitment platform, where people and companies meet based on passion and values, rather than salary and benefits.

We are one of Japan's leading business networking platforms with over 2.4-million monthly active users and brands like UBER, Airbnb and Buzzfeed are acquiring talent via Wantedly. Serving more than 30,000 companies in Japan, we provide recruitment marketing and employer branding expertise, not to mention, a platform to scout and meet talents that identify with your company. 

Wantedly has expanded internationally, including in Singapore and Hong Kong, and through the power of social media networking, talents like yourself can make your dream job a reality. Visit for more information. 


  • Business Development & Operations Associate (SGUnited Mid-Career Programme) 

Learn what it takes to excel in business development & operations, and experience working in a startup environment. We are looking for a Business Development Trainee to play a critical role in Wantedly's business expansion in Singapore.


The successful candidate will report to, and work closely with the Business Development team to implement the following:

  • Learn the importance and the role of business operations

  • Learn the ropes of approaching customers by cold calling, and achieve sales objectives as a team

  • Assist clients in troubleshooting, creating company profiles and job posts

  • Maintain relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance​


The successful candidate we are looking for would likely demonstrate the following:

  • Inbound marketing, inside sales, inbound sales knowledge

  • HR Tech and B2B SaaS landscape understanding

  • Sales funnel and Customer Success experience

  • Track record of "Hunting" or "Farming"

  • Efficient in building sales decks and proposals

  • Digital savviness including expertise in CRM and Google Workspace

  • Professionalism and effective positive communication

  • Existing developed professional network

This is a 9-month attachment under the SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme and is open to all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents, with the exception of recent graduates (graduated between 2019-2021 or graduated before and completed National Service between 2019-2021). We will review applications outside of the above criteria on a case-by-case basis, and the same applies to conversion to full-time after the attachment.

To apply / for more information, visit: