Communications Graduate Intern
- Post Date:June 9, 2022
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- Career Level StudentQualification DegreeExperience 1-3 Years
- Industry Non Governmental
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe but must be willing to travel to disaster affected areas
Reports to: National Coordinator
Start Date: TBA
Specific duties and responsibilities
- Works closely with the M/E to develop and implement the communication dimension of the program/project;
- Conceives communication strategies, organizes communication activities and develops communication materials that contribute to the program/project results;
- Collaborate with M/E to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on the organisation’s need;
- Write and edit content, including publications, press releases, website content, annual reports, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities and/or services;
- Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the organisation, and help coordinate publicity events as required by donor;
- Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.
Required qualifications and experience
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field;
- Minimum of 1 years’ relevant experience in a communications role;
- Knowledge of desktop publishing software (InDesign/Photoshop);
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills;
- Good time management and organizational skills;
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms;
- Knowledge in monitoring and evaluation an added advantage;
- Ability to plan, coordinate and facilitate events;
- Self-motivation and enthusiasm and ability to work under own initiative;
- Proficiency in design and publishing software.
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Competencies required for all Caritas Zimbabwe staff
The successful incumbent accepts to strictly respect and protect children and vulnerable adults in all circumstances and is bound in honour to the obligation of reserve, respect for hierarchy and good behaviour as stated in the Caritas Zimbabwe Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics, Safeguarding Policy and the Prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and anti-harassment PSEAH and Policy on anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing. The officer has the obligation to observe professional secrecy on any confidential information which may have been known because of the nature of the work.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, and appropriate screening checks can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of, and consent to, these safe recruitment procedures.
Send a one-page cover letter and a 3 page detailed CV no later than June 14, 2022 to: [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Caritas Zimbabwe is celebrating 50 years of humanitarian and development work in Zimbabwe. Having been established in 1972, the organisation has continued to develop social justice and has become a beacon of hope for millions of children, women and men. Since 2014 Caritas Zimbabwe has been registered in Zimbabwe as a Private Voluntary Organisation (PVO 25/2014) in terms of subsection (5) of section 9 of the Private Voluntary Organization Act (17:05).The organisation is a member organisation of Caritas Internationalis (CI) (www.caritas.org), one of the largest international confederation with a network of more than 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations in over 200 countries and territories, working to build a better world, especially with and for the poor regardless of their religion, race, gender or ethnicity.