US Citizen Internship Jobs – Communications and Marketing Associate – Global Health Corps (GHC)

Job Title:     Communications and Marketing
 (Paid Internship Jobs)
Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: United States
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G03-Int
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows
with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We
provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their
fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through
heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in
Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African
health centers to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa,
LN works to improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is
specifically dedicated to health systems strengthening in the private and
not-for-profit sectors. In Uganda, approximately 60% of all healthcare services
are provided by faith-based, not-for-profit centers. Many of these centers
serve rural, low-income populations. Through partnerships with faith-based
health centers, LifeNet implements practical responses to everyday health
challenges facing the poor.
Job Summary:   The Communications and Marketing Associate
will coordinate with LifeNet International (LN)’s Development Officer in the
U.S. towards the development of fundraising, marketing, and publicity tools in
addition to content for social media. Additionally, the role will include a
local focus, working with the Uganda Country Director in generating content for
national and international stakeholders. This is a vital expansion of LN’s
capacity to communicate both nationally and internationally with stakeholders
across a variety of platforms.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Design LN promotional and reporting tools for
both local and international stakeholders
Support the production and delivery of key
partnership communications to local stakeholders
Support the development of media content to
communicate LN’s work to local and international stakeholders
Social Media
Coordinate social media platforms
Work collaboratively to create and implement a
social media engagement strategy
Coordinate with the Development Officer to
support fundraising efforts, including gathering local data, writing proposals,
research, and assisting the Country Director in providing donor feedback in the
form of regular reports
Monitoring and Evaluation
Support local storytelling and implement a
qualitative data collection process for LN
Support the local Monitoring & Evaluation
team to engage staff members in qualitative story collection utilizing the most
significant change tool
Perform site visits to interact with partners
and team members in the field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree*
Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in
communications, public health, sales, marketing, or a related field
Excellent writing skills with experience telling
compelling stories through reports and other materials for external audiences*
Graphic/visual design skills, e.g. experience in
Adobe Create Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign*
Experience using social media platforms at an
organizational or corporate level*
Ability to learn and navigate new software*
Skills in photography and/or videography
Demonstrated experience managing relationships
with external stakeholders, e.g. government officials, the media, and/or donors
Experience with fundraising, e.g. writing grant
proposals or reports
Experience collecting data/stories, e.g. through
surveys, focus groups, or collaboration with representatives on the ground
International or cross-cultural experience, i.e.
working within a diverse team context
Ability to work effectively in an
entrepreneurial environment
Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural
communication skills
Organizational skills, ability to prioritize and
coordinate activities across various departments
Experience or familiarity with religious
An excitement for analyzing  complex organizational problems, identifying
innovative solutions, and engaging others to implement them, preferably in a
low-resource environment
Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial and
team-based environment, deliver strong results, and ask for help when needed
Ability to function well in a diverse,
cross-cultural work environment
Independent and self-motivated
NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and
professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps
fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical
details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take
ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how
these items apply to specific placements:
Monthly living stipend
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health
Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly
following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 15th January, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
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