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Community Team Intern 80% (paid position)

Start date: January 2024 
Location: Impact Hub Ticino, Via Ciseri 3, Lugano

Job Summary

Are you passionate about fostering a vibrant and inclusive community? Do you have a knack for hospitality, event management, and social media? If so, we invite you to join us.


Impact Hub Ticino is currently seeking a dynamic and motivated intern to join our Coworking Community Team. As an integral part of our team, you will play a key role in supporting daily activities related to hospitality, events, and community engagement, with a specific focus on sustainability and social innovation. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain hands-on experience in great environment.


  • Hospitality: Contribute to creating a sustainable and eco-friendly coworking environment that aligns with our commitment to environmental responsibility.

  • Event Support: Assist in planning, coordinating, and executing events mostly organized by IHT that promote sustainability, social impact, and community engagement. 

  • Community Building for Change: Engage with our community members to cultivate a collaborative and impact-driven ecosystem within our coworking space.

  • Social Media and Communication: use your social media skills to highlight our initiatives, share impactful stories, and amplify our positive community contributions.

You are

  • A passionate advocate for sustainability and social impact.

  • Enthusiastic about community building and creating positive experiences.

  • Familiar with social media platforms and adept at content creation.

  • An individual with strong organizational and multitasking skills.

  • Someone with excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Proactive, with an eagerness to contribute to a purpose-driven community.

  • Able to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.

  • Eager to grow as a human being and committed to a personal development journey.

  • A student in hospitality management, marketing/communication or a related field. 

  • Proficient in Italian, either as a native language or at a C1 level; strong written and spoken English skills (level B2 or better); knowledge of another Swiss national language is a plus.

  • Preferably holder of a Swiss work permit or a Swiss nationality.


  • Hands-on experience in a sustainable and impact-driven coworking space, from community management to event coordination.

  • Exposure to the growing field of socially responsible business practices.

  • Flexibility in working hours to accommodate your schedule.

  • Mentorship and guidance from our experienced team members..

  • Being part of a global network of changemakers. 

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit before December 8th their resume along with a cover letter. In your cover letter, we invite you to share your personal why – what drives you, and why you are passionate about contributing to the field. Additionally, we are keen to understand how you envision leveraging your skills and experiences to make a meaningful impact at IHT. You can submit your application to Carlotta Zarattini and Tommaso Tabet at


Please use the subject line "Community Team Intern Application."

We will not consider any applications coming from other means (no LinkedIn). 

About us 

Impact Hub Ticino orients, supports and attracts social entrepreneurs, innovators, changemakers and all those who intend to have an impact on the real economy. Impact Hub is a community of value-aligned people: we provide to our members spaces, events, programs and courses in order to promote the exchange of knowledge, collaboration and sharing of skills aimed at the development of responsible entrepreneurship in Ticino. We are part of a global community of more than 100 Hubs worldwide. 


Impact Hub Ticino is a non-profit association active in Ticino since 2020 and since January 2021 we manage a vibrant coworking space in the center of Lugano with more than 160 members. We currently run different programs and events centered around social entrepreneurship, impact investing and sustainability in general. We are a dynamic team working at eye level and are committed to a progressive and modern working environment. Teamwork and personal responsibility are very important to us.

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