Internship Opportunity – Communications Manager at Young Peacebuilders (YP)

Organisation: Young Peacebuilders (YP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Young Peacebuilders (YP) develops partnerships, research, projects and
tools that nurture peacebuilding passion and skill in children and youth in
contexts impacted by armed conflict. In this way YP helps prevent and end
cycles of violence. We also help design effective child and youth peacebuilding
projects and research for others. We want to see a major shift in the dominant
method of addressing contemporary conflicts toward investing in young people as
peacebuilders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, manage, and regularly update YP
    website to create a youth friendly and engaging platform. Connect with YP
    Advisory Team to gain ongoing feedback.
  • Support in implementing, and monitoring YP
    communications strategy; manage others supporting strategy
  • Produce Newsletter every 3 months;
    coordinate content development, edit, and increase list size
  • Expand YP social media reach and influence
    including: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, website
  • Assist with following up with and thanking
    donors
  • Assist produce and/edit other YP communications
    tools and proposals
  • Find best child/youth peacebuilding
    related articles, research, events, example projects to share
  • Assisting with communications; responding
    to inquiries & prioritizing responses
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should be extremely
    Trustworthy
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal
    communication skills
  • The applicant should have built some
    social media experience
  • Some web development experience
  • Proven ability to work remotely
  • Attention to detail and Problem solver
  • Highly disciplined independent worker
  • Technologically savvy with significant
    computer experience (e.g. word, excel, email programs)
  • Very basic graphic design skills
  • Possess the ability to manage others
    remotely
How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates should Apply Online by completing the application
at the following link. Links to your resume and sample works are required.
Deadline: 10th April, 2015.

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