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Media & Content Voluntary Internships at Amnesty International

Office: Regional Office for East Africa, Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes
Team: Media and Content
Duration: 6 months
Hours/Days per week: Minimum of 3 days per week
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

We are looking for a voluntary intern to work with the media and content team for 6 months, for at least three days a week and preferably 5 days.

Although the voluntary intern’s role will be supervised, he/she will be expected to work independently, use their initiative and manage their own tasks. Willingness to undertake some routine administrative tasks is crucial. Projects will be devised by the team in collaboration with the voluntary intern, which will aim to assist the team in fulfilling its strategic objectives, while making the best use of the voluntary intern’s own skills, interests and experience.

Undertaking a voluntary internship at Amnesty International, one of the world’s leading human rights organizations, can provide valuable experience and you will receive work references at the completion of your assignment. However, please note that a voluntary internship does not lead directly to employment with Amnesty International.

Media & Content Internship Responsibilities

  • Monitoring of news article hits where Amnesty International has been mentioned and released outputs from the Regional Office.
  • Support in drafting content for country teams in line with upcoming and ongoing campaigns.
  • Supporting content management on social media platforms.
  • Assist in set up for media interviews.
  • Support in content analytics.

Qualifications for the Media & Content Internship

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Studies or Journalism.
  • Experience in a media, communications, or social media organisation, or NGO with media and communications expertise and experience
  • Very good IT skills and familiarity with the use of databases
  • Good organisational skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with people of all walks of life with good problem solving skills
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili languages. Knowledge of French is an added advantage.

How to Apply

NB: Only applicants who have eligibility, i.e. Kenyan citizens or foreign students with a right to study and work in Kenya, will be considered for the above post. Kindly apply online on www.careers.amnesty.org. Deadline: 4th September 2017

Please note that any salary figure given is the gross figure, earnings will be subject to relevant local taxation.

Amnesty International is committed to creating and sustaining a working environment in which everyone has an equal opportunity to fulfill their potential and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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