Communications intern: Bantwana Zimbabwe
Deadline: 19 April 2022 (COB)
Duration: 5 months
Bantwana Zimbabwe seeks suitably experienced Communications Intern based in Harare for a CDC/Zim-TTECH funded DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe) Program. The program aims to reduce new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women aged 9-24years and will be implemented in the Matabeleland North districts. Bantwana will implement four core sets of interventions namely, i) HIV prevention, condom education, gender norms change, social assets building, and sexual violence prevention; ii) Education Subsidies and primary, secondary and Part-Time and Continuing Education support; iii) Combination of socioeconomic approaches for caregivers layered with positive parenting; and iv) Economic empowerment for AGYW (financial literacy, work readiness and employability trainings, vocational training for market-driven technical skills, internships).
Purpose of position
The overall goal of the position is to provide administrative and technical assistance to the Advocacy and Communications portfolio.
Support the implementation of the Communications strategy; Support the implementation of the Advocacy and Communications work plan; Assist in the development and tracking of the Advocacy and Communications budget; Assist in report writing, documentation of success stories, technical and advocacy briefs; Carry out administrative tasks, like processing advance requests and liquidations for activities, travel, and workshops; Develop and upload content on social media tools including, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Instagram and Bantwana Zimbabwe website; Manage events calendar including design ideas for commemoration days; Assist with planning and promotion of communications events; Collaborate with staff on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications; Manage video and picture database for the organization; Support the development and distribution of a quarterly Bantwana Zimbabwe newsletter; Support coordination of workshops, meetings and provide logistical support as necessary; Organize for and participate in Technical Support visits; Provide logistical support to program activities; Perform any other duties as required.
First degree in Communications, Public Relations, Media, and Journalism and / or related field; A minimum of 2 years professional experience in a similar position; Firm grasp on digital marketing, graphic design, and media apps; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to think critically and creatively; Capable of working both independently and as part of a team; Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; Fluent in English, Shona and Ndebele.
Interested candidates should submit their motivation letters demonstrating their suitability for the position and detailed CVs, clearly stating the position being in the subject section to: [email protected] by close of business on Tuesday 19 April 2022. Bantwana Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.