Vacancies: Communications Intern (Media), Communication and Graphic Design Intern
ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises works with the poor and excluded; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and Governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world. ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
ActionAid Nigeria is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions within the organisation:
Position: Communications Intern (Media) – Abuja
The Communication Intern’s position is an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience. It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN. The intern is therefore expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development, while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.
The Communications Intern (Media) will be responsible for assigned communications roles including supporting and executing the organisation’s social media strategy, managing organisation’s prioritised social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Linkedln.
Position: Communication and Graphic Design Intern – Abuja
The Communication and Graphic Design Intern’s position is an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience. It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN. The intern is therefore expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development, while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.
The Communication & Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for assigned communications roles including conceptualizing, creating, designing and formatting materials in all media; and also collaborate with teams to communicate visual strategy.
First degree in, Fine Art (Specialising in graphics design), Mass Communication, Theatre Art (with specialisation in media art) or any relevant field is essential.
Relevant NYSC experience in the related fields is essential.
Experience in animation is desired is desirable
Technical knowledge of graphic designs is essential
Be proficient in Adobe in Design, Illustrator, & Photoshop and/or other common design and layout applications is essential
Strong communication and writing skills is essential
Excellent understanding of design principles is essential
Access to graphic design and layout software is desirable
Content production/Photography skills is desirable
How to Apply:
To apply for the Communications intern (Media) and Graphic Designs Intern, kindly access the internship application form from www.actionaid.org/nigeria/jobs. Completed Internship application form along with applicant’s Curriculum Vitae should be sent in MSWord attachment to Vacancy.Nigeria@actionaid.org. Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.
Kindly refer to the website – www.actionaid.org/nigeria/jobs for detailed job description for respective positions.
Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location e.g. Business Development Advisor-Abuja.
ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women are particularly encouraged.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 22nd May 2017. While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.