INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT Save the Children : MUREKE DUSOME Project- COMMUNICATIONS INTERN : ( Deadline : 20 February 2019 )

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT Save the Children : MUREKE DUSOME Project- COMMUNICATIONS INTERN : ( Deadline : 20 February 2019 )



INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT Save the Children : MUREKE DUSOME Project- COMMUNICATIONS INTERN : ( Deadline : 20 February 2019 )






The role of the communications intern is to support the Mureke Dusome communications team in delivering the communications and media work plan. The post-holder will help with administrative and logistics duties of the communications team, support with content gathering in the field, report writing, translations as well as donor/media field visits and event management. The role is a learning one, and the intern will be given opportunities to learn new skills and understand the in-and-outs of managing media and communications within Save the Children.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.




Qualifications and experience



Bachelor’s degree in communications or journalism;
Excellent written and spoken Kinyarwanda and English languages;
Excellent communications and relationship building skills with children in order to gather good case studies and other related content;
Familiarity with digital and social media;
An initiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage and prioritise an unpredictable workload and solve problems quickly with minimum support;
Able to work in the field anytime as required;
Excellent IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office and digital editing software;
Experience in CMS (Content Management System), preferably Drupal.
Ability to shoot quality videos and photographs;
Ability to use Adobe software preferably Photoshop, Premiere, After Effect, InDesign and illustrator;
Familiarity with off-set and digital printing;
Ability to work under pressure.

Contract length: 12 Months


The Organisation


We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued




Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

Application Information:

Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae as a single document in English, including 3 names of professional referees.

To apply, Click on the Apply now button below
A deadline for receiving applications is February 20th, 2019.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.*

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*






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