Friday, July 8, 2016

Never Again Rwanda (NAR),Communications Intern Jobs in Rwanda

Reporting to: programs Director
Location: Kigali
Type of position: Full time
Application closing: July 28 2016
Job start date: August 15 2016, for a period  of  one year.
Never Again Rwanda (NAR) is a peace building and social justice organization that arose in response to the 1994 genocide pe
rpetrated against Tutsis. Guided by a vision of a nation where citizens are agents of positive change and work together towards sustainable peace and development, NAR aims to empower Rwandans with opportunities to become active citizens through peacebuilding and development.NAR places a particular emphasis on the youth as the future of a peaceful society. NAR is one of the leading national peacebuilding organizations with nearly 13 years of experience building a cornerstone for peace.
Reporting lines:
The Intern will report to the Programs Director and work closely with the Communications& media   Officer. The candidate will also collaborate closely with other Never Again Rwanda’s entireprogram coordination.
Position summary:
The communications Intern will work closely with the Communications& Media officer to support a broad spectrum of engagement and communication tasks including writing, video editing, social media, and uploading and management of the photo and video libraries.
Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:
As directed by, and under the supervision of the programs Director , the Intern will:
  • Lead and support the production of video contents and or infographics for Never Again Rwanda ’s website and social media channels.
  • Draft and review social media content.
  • Drafting webstories or other pieces for never Again Rwanda’s website.
  • Attend events/conferences  live social media coverage.
  • Image management including uploading  photos to the  photo library.
  • Maintain and update the organizations’ engagement calendar.
  • Assist the team on any other engagement activities.
  • Languages
  • Fluency in English
  • Good working knowledge of French is desirable
Communications skills
  • Excellent and accurate verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Ability to vary tone and style of writing according to target audiences
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
Project management
Evidence of strategic thinking and proven ability to organize, plan and prioritize work, manage and deliver projects
Required skills
  • Writing scripts, editing and articles for Never Again Rwanda social Media pages.
  • Skills in video production and editing using Premiere Pro/ Final Cut Pro, with experience in animation using After Effects
  • Experience of Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite and PhotoShop
Overall qualification:
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Intense attention to detail
  • Passionate about  in peacebuilding although no prior exposure required
  • Need to be a self-starter, motivated and team player wishing to develop or continue a career in marketing/communications, journalism or in an NGO
  • Holding or studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates may submit their applications, including a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and links to articles, blogs or newsletters they have published at
Please indicate “Communications Intern” in the subject line. The deadline for application is 28th July 2016

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