FHI 360 NGO Communication Intern - Graphic Design Jobs in Kenya

FHI 360 NGO Communication Intern - Graphic Design Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • Under close supervision, an intern will perform entry level professional duties of moderate difficulty providing the opportunity for professional training in various functional areas throughout the company.

  • Performs assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance.

  • May perform duties such as gathering and organizing data to provide information for departmental special projects or reports; basic arithmetic computations; assist in preparing written reports; accompany professional level employees on assignments; conduct interviews with clients or internal personnel to obtain basic information for departmental use; contacts other departments or outside agencies by phone to request or give information and other related duties as assigned.

  • Assignments serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to the company’s organizational structure. Utilizes current company-wide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.

    Note Specific activities vary by assignment.

  • A wide range of college majors are considered based on specific needs of department such as: Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Finance, Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Health, Purchasing, Public Administration, Community Development and Communications.


  • Analyzes, generates and maintains records and other reference material necessary for departmental use.

  • Answers and makes phone calls, responds to program related questions and sends written material as appropriate.

  • Composes, types and prints reports, general letters, spreadsheets, e-mail, and memoranda from rough drafts or general instructions, involving the assembly of data from computer and paper file or record sources.

  • Applies research techniques and analytical methods to the study of administrative systems, organizational structures, policies and procedures.

  • Conducts special studies in conjunction with a project, analyzes data and makes recommendations based upon studies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrates basic understanding of the area of specialization, of program procedures, methods, and practices to include knowledge of program and staff responsibilities.

  • Uses established filing and data systems, functions, and/or procedures that require knowledge of the program.

  • Reviews data and information for completeness and accuracy using standard guidelines; performs tasks with attention to detail.

  • Understands software used to perform day-to-day functions.

  • Uses basic office software programs, information systems, and office equipment to access, input, and verify standard information.

  • Communicates information clearly to staff, clients, and/or public about
    services, processes, and procedures using prescribed or established guidelines.

  • Utilizes program specific terminology.

  • Gathers readily available information from office records to drafts e-mails, memos and other documents.

  • Proofreads documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and basic formatting.

  • Provides answers to requests for general information.

  • Records and documents information accurately.
    Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of moderate scope that require analysis and evaluation of identifiable factors and interpretation of the situation.

  • Exercises judgment within defined and existing practices to determine specific work methods for obtaining results.

  • Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department.

    Supervision Given/Received

  • Close supervision involving detailed instructions and frequent monitoring of work performance.

  • Contacts are primarily within immediate work unit.

  • Contacts involve obtaining or providing information requiring little explanation or interpretation

  • Contributes to business and departmental functions to achieve goals and acquire work experience.

  • Receives general instructions on assignments and work is reviewed for accuracy and completion.

  • Typically reports to a Manager.


  • Associate’s Degree or its International Equivalent in a Related Field.


  • Typically requires 0-2 years of college experience in a related field of study.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.

  • Ability to speak a foreign language is a plus.
    Prior work experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO).

    Typical Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment.Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

    Technology to be Used

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

    Travel Requirements

  • Less than 10%

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 NGO Communication Intern - Graphic Design Jobs in Kenya

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