Intern in Communication Job in Kenya - ILO

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Intern in Communication Job in Kenya - ILO


Key Responsibilities

The work of the Intern based in Nairobi, Kenya will be: –

  • To support Support coverage of PPDP events and field activities through capturing high quality photography, videography, speeches, and social media coverage, in order to always ensure project visibility and communicate project progress and outcomes.
  • Support to Develop project news flashes, stories, change stories, case studies, articles and briefs, (visuals and text) for communication to partners, donor reporting, highlighting project progress and impact and communication materials.
  • Support the design, write text and preparation of PPDP communication and visibility materials.
  • Assist with performing basic graphic design work and editing for PPDP printed and online information products.
  • Liaise with communications unit of ILO Country Office for Dar es Salaam or any other ILO Office as may be required to provide information, clarification or articulate required information.
  • With guidance from the National Programmer Coordinator, liaise with communication departments of key stakeholders and media with regard to project activities, and liaise with them on key project events that require publicity.
  • Support to extract analysis from the project and relevant documents, to prepare and preparing simple fact sheets, brochures etc.
  • Contribute to develop and maintain a detailed and well classified online catalogue of content and updated imagery database (articles, messages, photos, logos, diagrams, illustrations and videos) for future project use and reference.

  • Provide support in taking meeting minutes and preparing reports on workshops, trainings and seminars.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned by the National Programmer Coordinator.

Required profile


  • Completed bachelor’s degree or higher degree programmer, in communications and/or a related field (e.g. Communications or social sciences) in a recognized university, school, similar institution or related vocational programmer
  • The candidate should be enrolled in their final year of graduate degree programmer (master`s degree) or should have completed such a programmer no longer than 1 years ago


  • Candidate should demonstrate research skills  
  • Candidate should have good analytical skills and ability to synthesize information and report clearly
  • Knowledge of the relevant project and programmer area and the Office’s operations would be ideal.
  • Relevant experience in communications in a similar role would be an added advantage


Fluent command (in both oral and written) of English and good knowledge Kiswahili


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing skills in English.
  • Good working knowledge of relevant computer software including MS office, Excel, Powerpoint. Working knowledge of illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop and HTML is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to take high quality pictures and videos.
  • Demonstrated ability in handling social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter) and related applications to communicate project messages and progress
  • Demonstrated ability to create and use images, memes and messaging to achieve communication objectives for the project.
  • Ability to carry out assignments in accordance with instructions and guidelines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as a team member.
  • Ability to work quickly to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behavior’s and attitudes.


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