No Experience Communications Internship – STIPEND Project Jobs – IFDC

Organisation: IFDC
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Since 1974, IFDC has focused on
increasing and sustaining food security and agricultural productivity in over
100 developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and
environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise. IFDC
enables smallholder farmers in developing countries to increase agricultural
productivity, generate economic growth and practice environmental stewardship
by enhancing their ability to manage mineral and organic fertilizers
responsibly and participate profitability in input and output markets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Social
    media management and monitoring, including use of analytics
    (Facebook/Twitter, blogs, infographics, statements, etc.)
  • Writing
    articles for the IFDC Magazine, articles for the annual report, press
    releases, feature articles, success story articles, profiles of IFDC
    projects and staff, etc.
  • Editing
    technical/progress reports, etc.
  • Work
    with interns in other departments on inter-disciplinary projects (e.g.,
    Program Development Unit)
  • Writing
    and editing information for use on the IFDC website
  • Conducting
    research as needed
  • Other
    projects as directed


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicants should preferably be current undergraduate juniors or seniors, or
    recent graduates in or have experience in journalism, public relations,
    marketing, advertising, social media or a related field
  • Minimum
    GPA requirement: 2.5 overall with at least a 2.75 in a related major
  • Demonstrated
    ability to communicate effectively in writing with a professional demeanor
  • Prior
    experience in scholarly/scientific writing
  • Strong
    computer research and editing skills, interest and experience in social
    media
  • Ability
    to multitask
  • Knowledge
    of proper grammar and writing techniques
  • Positive
    attitude, flexibility, exceptional work ethic and problem solving
    mentality
  • Applicants
    should have high attention to detail; be able to work as part of a team,
    but also be able to perform tasks independently; possess exceptional oral
    and written communication skills
  • Must
    be able to make a semester commitment of 20 hrs / week  (negotiable)
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with IFDC should apply via their website by visiting the web link below
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