Principal tasks and responsibilities during this period include the following:
- Compile at least two stories from each of the IFDC countries in the East and Southern Africa region.
- Support the development of the Kenya contact database.
- Showcase IFDC regional projects through social media content consistently.
- Develop and disseminate a regular stream of communication materials documenting program progress and achievements in IFDC program countries. These include, but are not limited to, stories from the field (i.e., success stories, case studies), social media updates, project briefs, factsheets, photographs, and videos.
- Support the proper use of IFDC brand assets by staff.
- Contribute to the organization and preparation of external field and media events.
- Take high-quality photos and videos of IFDC interventions across the projects.
Duty Station : The Communication Intern shall be based in Nairobi, Kenya, but should be available to travel within the East and Southern Africa region.
- Degree in communication or journalism from a recognized academic institution. Preference will be given to recent graduates with an interest in working for an international non-governmental organization (INGO).
- Excellent command of the English language; knowledge of French is an advantage.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to operate effectively in an environment with multiple stakeholders and people from different cultures and backgrounds.
- Analytical capabilities and attention to detail.
- High level of initiative and enthusiasm, adaptability, and flexibility.
- Ability to think creatively about the use of digital and visual communication.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including digital storytelling and content generation.
- Strong social media management skills.
- Good photography skills.
- Good administrative and organizational skills.
- Ability to use graphics software is preferred.
- Ability and willingness to travel.
- Ability to critically examine and review documents.