Fresh Graduate Jobs – Graduate Intern – Communications Department – Plan International

Organization: Plan
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Communications
About US:
Plan International
was founded over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s
development organizations (non-profit / INGOs) in the world. We work in 50
developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child
rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a
world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that
respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is independent, with no religious,
political or governmental affiliations.
Job Summary: More
often than not, young graduates do not get opportunities for real interface
with the work environment that relates to their areas study prior to being
ushered into the field of work. Hence, engagement of an intern will give the
youth an opportunity to gain experience to prepare them for the job market
and/or self-employment. Internship also offers opportunities for networking with
like-minded professionals. Given the above background the department needs a
graduate intern to train, develop and support Country strategic communication
demands and global ambitions. The  Graduate
intern will gain additional communication skills and hands on experience of
working and tapping into the wealth of communication aspect  of Plan International as well as increase
his/her employability skills. The incumbent will also support the communication
team in meeting the goal of the communication strategy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Works with programme teams to document impact stories for further
    sharing and profiling the organisation’s work to effectively draw lessons
    and in line with the Country strategy.
  • Compiles quarterly newsletters and 
    bi-monthly bulletins
  • Coordinates the design, development and roll out of the campaign and
    project materials (such as documentaries, photos, posters, fliers and
    brochures) by working closely with service providers and the procurement
  • Works with communication team in planning and organising public
    events and outreaches meetings in line with the Plan International Uganda
    strategic priorities.
  • Participates in promoting Plan International Uganda’s visibility on
    existing Plan International platforms (such as Planet and Media Bank, )
    and approved social media sites
Key Deliverables:
  • Impact stories documented (along with photos and video clips) and
    shared per quarter (at least 1 impact story per Country programme every
    quarter including Disaster Risk Management )
  • Quarterly newsletter and bi-monthly bulletins compiled (1 quarterly
    newsletter, 2 bi-monthlies compiled)
  • Public  events coordinated
    and  meetings ( depending on Plan
    International calendar and 
    project  events)
  • Social media posts achieved per quarter (at least 3 programme/event
    related posts every week)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants must be fresh graduates who have completed their degrees
    in the recent 18 months with a Bachelor’s degree preferably in mass
    communications, journalism, community development, or related fields.
  • Knowledge of working in a 
    Non-Governmental organizational environment
  • Knowledge of taking still photography, videography, and story
    writing style of communication.
  • Excellent communication and public relations skills with strong
    English language. capability (written and oral) and ability to clearly
    communicate complex ideas and principles.
  • Experience with personal computing, email and general office
    productivity software.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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