Adeso Communications Intern Jobs in Kenya

Adeso Communications Intern Jobs in Kenya


Organizational Background

Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization.

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to
create environments in which Africans can thrive.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities

Support development and posting of content for website and social media

  • Develop content to populate the NEAR website.
  • This includes regularly creating and editing content for the
    “Dispatches from the Field” and news/blog sections.
  • Keep the reports and publications and resources center sections up to date.
  • Support the management of NEAR’s social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube
    and other social networking sites.

    Support the development of communication materials

  • Maintain an inventory of all communication materials at HQ and in field offices.
  • Support in development and maintenance of a suite of materials to effectively communicate NEAR’s mission,
    vision, main messages and on-going projects to key audiences.

    Learning Platform

  • Upkeep and update of contents.
  • Label current and new materials.
  • Create profiles for new users.

    Media

  • Conduct weekly media monitoring and share weekly update to NEAR staff.
  • Support the Advocacy Officer in drafting press releases, responding to media enquiries and building dialogue with
    journalists.

    Other

  • Provide editorial support to colleagues for reports, case studies, articles, and presentations;
  • Build and maintain a network stakeholders’ database
  • Responding to inquiries
  • Any other duty as may be assigned.

    Skills and Qualifications
  • Undergraduate Degree in Communications/Journalism or related field.
  • Excellent communications skills (oral and written).
  • Excellent written and spoken English
    is essential, as well as a critical eye for editing and grammar.
  • Experience in managing websites and in using social media tools in a professional context.
  • Experience and skills in the use of software programs such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills and ability to handle work in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with respect for diversity.
  • Familiarity with humanitarian and development issues, as well as a commitment to NEAR’s mission and vision.

    How to Apply
  • This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional.
  • If you would like to join
    this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@near.ngo quoting “Communications Intern” in
    the email subject matter, by 29th April, 2019.

    Each application should be addressed to the Regional Human Resources Manager and include the following:

  • An updated CV; and
  • An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.
  • Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will
    be contacted.
  • Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Adeso Communications Intern Jobs in Kenya

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