4 No Experience Communications Intern USAID Project Jobs – Restless Development

Organization: Restless
Development
Project Name: Uganda
Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity (UYLA)
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Gulu,
Mbale, Masindi, and Mubende, Uganda
About US:
Restless Development (Uganda)
is an International NGO established to address the challenges faced by young
people in Uganda by placing young people at the forefront of change and
development. Our vision is for all Ugandan youth to live healthy and productive
lives, fully supported by those around them. Our programming focuses on three
core areas: youth sexual and reproductive health and rights, youth civic
participation and youth employment and livelihoods.
About Feed the Future Program:
Feed the Future, the U.S.
Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, is establishing a
foundation for lasting progress against global hunger. The Feed the Future
Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture is a 5 year Activity which will support
Ugandan partners, with youth in the lead, to identify and drive forward
sustainable, inclusive, and cost-effective approaches that put youth,
especially female youth, squarely in the agriculture sector as leaders,
farmers, entrepreneurs, and employees. The purpose of this flagship activity is
to increase economic opportunities for approximately 350,000 Ugandan female and
male youth ages 10 to 35 in agriculture-related fields, in order to increase
their incomes and build their entrepreneurship, leadership, and workforce
readiness skills.
Job Summary: The
Communications Intern supports the gathering, packaging, and dissemination of
knowledge and information (impact stories, visuals, and reports) for internal
and external audiences.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Communications Intern
will be involved in the following areas:
  • Support
    identification and documentation processes in the regions.
  • Design,
    produce and edit content and storylines for visual, audio and social
    media.
  • Undertake
    field visits and participate in planning, writing and managing information
    updates, activity briefs, and other information products (media content –
    photos and stories) for partners, and stakeholders as requested.
  • Participating
    in media monitoring and sourcing for impact story tips for partner
    activities



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Communications Intern jobs should have completed a
    degree/diploma in journalism, graphics design and communication or a
    related field.
  • Demonstrable
    writing proficiency
  • Self-motivated,
    detail-oriented individuals with strong organizational skills.
  • Competent
    computer skills (Microsoft office) and conversant with social media
  • Interest
    in graphics design.
  • The
    ability to work independently and with other team members
  • Dependability,
    flexibility, and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Age: Between 19-25 years
How to Apply:
All prospective candidates for
the Graduate Internship Programme at Restless Development should fill in this
application form, download
here
and submit it to: graduateinternship@restlessdevelopment.org.
Deadline: Friday 19th
January 2017

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