Graphic Design Internship Akili Dada

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Graphic Design Intern, Graphic Designer Jobs In Kenya September,

Position: Graphic Design Intern

Reporting To: Communication Associate

Job Location: Nairobi

Job Description

Akili  Dada  is  an  international,  award-­‐‑winning  leadership  incubator  cultivating  transformative and adoptive leadership, in a generation  of young  African  women. We  apply  a  holistic  approach to educating and cultivating leadership in adolescent girls and young women, ages 13 -­‐‑ 35, employing four key strategies to nurture growth and meaningful impact: Financial Investment, Leadership Development, Feminist Movement Building, Advocacy, And Mentorship.

By selecting from and building the capacity of some of Africa’s most innovative young women, we are meeting the urgent need for more African women in leadership as well as the overarching need for creative and empathetic leadership that holds justice at its core

Akili Dada is seeking to recruit a Graphic Design Intern, to support the communications team to create engaging and on-­‐‑brand graphics for a variety of online and offline media

Responsibilities

  • Developing social media graphics and illustrations that help Akili Dada’s content stand out on social media news feeds
  • Design and roll out a wide range of engaging document and presentation templates and layouts for both internal and external communication i.e. slide decks, letter heads
  • Designing calls for applications, annual reports, IEC materials, merchandise and other branding and communication materials
  • With support of the communications associate, review and update Akili Dada’s Brand and Style Guide to inform a cohesive brand for Akili Dada
  • Contributing to team efforts by accomplishing tasks as needed
  • Communicating with program leads and associates to identify design and communication needs
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements where

THE KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Performance will be tracked alongside, specific and measurable deliverables, to be developed collaboratively by your manager and the role incumbent.

Qualifications

  • Graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop)
  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • Degree or Diploma in Design, Fine Arts /Diploma in Information Technology
  • Experience in Social media management will be an added advantage Young women are encouraged to

How to Apply:

Applications should be submitted on or before 2nd October 2020 via email to careers@akilidada.org

All applicants should send a cover letter explaining how they fit into this role and a resume with relevant references

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