NGO Intern Job in Kenya - Communications

Job Title: Communications Intern

Background: The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction is an international training, development and research institute with more than 50 years of grassroots experience working in sustainable and people-centered development in Africa and Asia.  

IIRR’s Headquarters and Regional Centre for Asia are located in the Philippines, while the Africa Regional Centre located in Kenya.  IIRR has a liaison office in the United States and country offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda, the Philippines, and Cambodia.

To achieve its mission and objectives, IIRR focuses on four thematic areas namely: Food Security and Sustainable Wealth Creation; Education for Pastoralists and Other Marginalized Communities; Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation; and Applied Learning

IIRR’s mandate of reducing poverty through innovations and community empowerment is guided by the IIRR credo, which provides the principles and the philosophy.

We are seeking to strengthen our program activities by recruiting a
Communications Intern. 

Here below are some of the basic competencies required for Communications intern we are looking for:
  • At least a Bachelor's degree, preferably in journalism, communication or English
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, plus strong analytical skills.
  • Competency in graphic design.
  • Self-driven
  • Creative
  • Willing to learn.
  • Team player and ability to work productively with teams.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment.
  • Computer proficient.

Mode of Application:

Interested candidates are to apply to below email with an up to date CV and cover letter.

The subject line of your applications should indicate the internship program you applying for; e.g. “Application for Communications intern”

Closing date for applications is 12th January 2015.

To: Regional Human Resource Officer

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.