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 Communications Internship with ActionAid Zambia, Lukasa 

Submitted by Ewa Adamkiewicz on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 14:49

ActionAid Zambia seeks to recruit one Communications intern for six months to be based at the Country Office in Lusaka.  Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Tasks:

  • Monitor coverage of ActionAid Zambia in the media and assist with identifying opportunities for media coverage of ActionAid Zambia’s activities
  • Support with writing stories, taking photos and creating news updates to be shared via social media
  • Support with development of publications and reports to ensure that they contain high quality stories and photos where required
  • Support arrangement of public events initiated by ActionAid Zambia which have a communications element – journalist briefings, public marches etc.
  • Support with writing media statements and selling media stories into journalists
  • Support programme and campaign teams to develop campaign materials to ensure that they comply with the ActionAid brand guidelines
  • Support with building the capacity of the ActionAid Zambia staff in communications.
  • Etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication or Journalism or related field of study
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Story writing skills
  • Fluency in computer programs (MS Office)
  • Ability to take high quality photographs
  • Some understanding of media relations
  • Knowledge of development work
  • Willingness to work long hours or weekends and travel when required
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and ability to work under pressure
  • Etc.

Application:

For more information please visit the website.

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