2 Fresh Graduates – Communications Intern – Youth Internship Programme – Restless Development

Organization: Restless
Duty Station: 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 YLA Program:
International in partnership with Restless Development is implementing Feed the
Future Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity (YLA) which aims to
increase economic opportunities for 350,000 Ugandan female and male youth ages
10 to 35 years in agriculture-related fields and improve their skills
development (entrepreneurship, employability, leadership and life skills). The
overall approach for YLA is partner-driven, leveraging private and
public-sector actors, vocational training providers, NGOs, youth groups, local
government entities and community associations to reach youth. YLA will
implement an internship program targeting 18 young graduates aged 19-25 years.
The program will equip graduates with workplace skills and practical work
experience necessary for them to flourish in a competitive job market.
Job Summary:  The Communications Interns will support the
gathering, packaging, and dissemination of knowledge and information (impact
stories, visuals, and reports) for internal and external audiences.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support identification and documentation processes in the regions.
  • Support the design, production, and editing of 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 ideal candidate for the Restless Development Communications
    Intern 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
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Restless Development in
the aforementioned capacity should fill in this form, download
, and send it to graduateinternship@restlessdevelopment.org. Please
note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.
Deadline: 7th February 2019 by 2pm
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